Our team brings together decades of experience in strategic communications
See the results of precise, on-target communication development and the successful implementation of marketing and public relations campaigns both for nonprofit and corporate clients; products and services.
We work hard AND smart. You receive a heartfelt commitment and an old-school work ethic, combined with new-tech media savvy and bold, fresh ideas. We embrace your priorities as our own. The result? Results!
The Orly Telisman Public Relations Team
Orly Telisman ~ FounderBrings to each project more than a decade of experience in journalism, public and media relations, crisis management, social media, and promotional events. She develops on-target public relations/strategic communication plans and delivers them with excellence. She consistently assesses progress, course corrects as necessary, and manages unexpected opportunities with care. Clients consistently describe her as vivacious, attentive, tenacious, and results-driven.
Orly provides expertise and talent that catapults organizations to the next level. Prior to founding her own firm, Orly served as the Media Relations Director for Encyclopedia Britannica, the Manager of Media Relations for The Field Museum, and nearly a decade of on-air journalism as a reporter and anchor for PBS, FOX and NBC local news.
Tracy Marks ~ Head Writer
Brings more than 20 years’ experience in strategic communication. Projects include communication plans, crisis communication, website content, press releases, blogs, editorial/articles, speeches, annual reports, capital campaign materials, and more.
Described as “one of the best writers and editors in Chicago,” clients commend her for her enthusiasm, compassion, fast learning curve, and expertise distilling heady information into user-friendly, inspirational editorial. A communication consultant for nearly 12 years, Tracy has been a member of the Orly Telisman Public Relations team since 2011.
Anthony Barranco ~ Account Executive
Anthony’s deep journalism background, provides him a rich appreciation of the news industry, allowing him to develop connections with journalists at major outlets, and create public relation strategies relevant to a journalist’s interests. Anthony is up-to-date on the latest media trends, as well as the ever-changing evolution of the industry. Anthony is creative and pays meticulous attention to detail, as well as follows through, in his work on high-profile communication campaigns and public events for clients such as: Project Onward, Mr. Beer, Magna-Tiles, Pay Your Selfie and more.
Anthony’s passion and dedication to our growing list of clients is impressive. Anthony’s commitment to excellence shows in his unfailing enthusiasm for exceeding client expectations both for media placements and high-profile events. Anthony holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri School of Journalism and a master’s of science in Integrated Marketing Communication from Roosevelt University.