Dawning Public Relations specializes in the development and implementation of public relations, community relations and social media campaigns for everyone from the small independent business owner to nationwide brands with storefronts from coast to coast.
Services include everything from writing (be it press releases, press kits, newsletters, ad copy, and blogs) and establishing a brand presence within the community and key stakeholders to social media management and securing coverage for clients in media outlets across the globe.
With over 50 years of experience and long-standing contacts, Dawning Public Relations not only garners stellar publicity and unique marketing concepts for clients, but is also experienced in the planning and management of corporate parties, grand openings, fundraisers and events.
Meet Owner Kendra D. Riley
Kendra founded Dawning Public Relations in 2013 with a focus on helping brands elevate their exposure through comprehensive communications campaigns. She has been practicing public relations, marketing, community relations, social media and event planning in Arizona for over 14 years.
Originally from Valparaiso, Indiana and with a degree in Media Arts from the University of Arizona, Kendra has taken her Midwest roots, Southwest education and years of experience to create a communications company that helps everyone from the small independent business owner to nationwide brands with storefronts from coast to coast.
Her specialties lie in media relations, the development of brand messaging and press materials, and the creation and implementation of social media campaigns and strategies to complement all other communications efforts.
She was recently accepted into the Executives’ Association of Greater Phoenix, is a board member of the U & Improved Leadership Foundation, and has previously volunteered for a number of other professional associations and non-profit organizations throughout the Valley, including Make a Wish Foundation of Arizona, the Public Relations Society of America, Scottsdale League for the Arts, Phoenix Children’s Hospital and PSA Art Awakenings.
When not managing her clients’ brand presence in the marketplace, Kendra enjoys traveling – be it to Europe, Thailand or weekend trips throughout nation – dining out, trying new wines, and spending time with her husband, two daughters and their two French Bulldogs.