Educated, Trained, and Experienced in PR
Jen Maguire is a lifestyle brands public relations specialist with a strong background in publicity, product placement, marketing communications, consumer promotions, advertising, brand licensing, cause-related marketing and segmented markets.
Prior to launching Maguire Public Relations, Inc. in 2002, Jen worked inside major media and marketing corporations including Grey Advertising on the Revlon account, Playboy Enterprises, BET, Seventeen media, and Urban Latino magazine.
While at Seventeen, Jen was Director of PR for the brand's unique in-house, 30-person, full-service marketing department which produced 200 in-store/fashion show/concert/broadcast live events yearly; the magazine and website; and the brand licensing program with top manufacturing partners in accessories, books and beauty.
Her career includes experience on political campaigns where she worked closely with the White House press corps, White House advance teams and The Secret Service.
Jen graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication and minored in Business and Speech Communication. Her student internships included reporting for university and community newspapers; college campus marketing events for Miller Brewing; and editing online article synopses for The New York Times Information Services.
She volunteers PR support every year for The American Run For The End of AIDS (AREA) and their annual co-production with GMHC of NYC’s World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil. Jen is a founding member and past President of the now closed Feminists for Free Expression, an anti-censorship organization.
She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, (PRSA); Publicity Club of New York (PCNY); Mediabistro Avant Guild; SoloPR, Freelancers Union; PR, Marketing & Media Czars; The UGA Alumni Association.