To cut through the clutter and achieve powerful results, you must have a PR strategy that works. This is the first stage in developing a successful campaign. We build a strategy for your brand focused on achieving media exposure and attention. Our team of journalists and PR executives will advise on the best ways to communicate messaging on your business and positioning to elevate key differentiators.  We then build a creative and constantly changing media relations approach focused on your target outlets and publications. Let us show you what’s newsworthy about you and how to achieve a successful media outreach campaign.

PR Strategy & Media Relations


Media Training

As a former broadcast journalist, Michelle Mekky has created a media training presentation and approach that is designed to ensure you are comfortable no matter what type of interview you may face. Our expertise includes preparing clients for print and broadcast interviews of all formats. You will learn:

  • How to stick to key messaging

  • How to handle tough questions

  • Techniques like bridging, hooking, flagging

  • How to have personality in interviews

  • How to use props

  • Body language tricks

  • Wardrobe and make-up must-haves

Mekky Media also offers Media Training and Public Speaking Workshops

Event Promotion

Events are often a key part of a strategic PR campaign. From large galas to races to grand opening parties, trade shows and product launches, we have done it all. We can help ensure your event is newsworthy and garners the attention it deserves. We also have event production experts on staff who can offer in-depth planning and logistics when it comes to producing events. Let us guide and advise you on how to knock it out of the park.


Social Media Strategy & Influencer Outreach

Social Media is crucial to not only echo the PR messaging but ensure your online buzz is strong. As social media becomes more complex, having a strategy in place to manage your online presence is becoming increasingly important. With influencer marketing and social media advertising, there are now more ways than ever to develop key audiences and maximize impressions. Whether you're seeking to grow your pages through organic content or to optimize social ad campaigns, Mekky Media offers a host of digital services to help leverage social media as a powerful tool of publicity. 


2020 Silver Trumpet Award Business to Consumer, Joe's Imports Opening
2020 Silver Trumpet Award Non-Profit, ​Komen Chicago ​Race for the Cure​ Campaign​

2020 Stevie® Award Winner for Agency of the Year

2020 Agency Elite Top 100

2020 National Bulldog PR Awards, Komen Chicago Race for the Cure Campaign

2020 Official Member of the Forbes Agency Council

2020 IPRN (International PR Network) Member

2020 Expertise, Best PR Firms in Chicago

2019 Golden Trumpet Award Winner for Media Relations (Abt Electronics)

2019 Golden Trumpet Award Winner for Advocacy (Komen Chicago)

2019 National Business Enterprise (WBENC) Certified 

2018 Stevie® Award Winner for Women in Business, Entrepreneur of the Year

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