Jessica Katz, M.A. (CEO and Founder) 

Jessica Katz brings a wealth of experience to the field of public relations. Katz is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a degree in Public Relations/Advertising. She continued her higher education at UCF and obtained a Master of Arts in Communication while balancing full-time employment with the university.  In 2007, Katz was promoted to the Student Union as an Event Planner and Marketing Coordinator. Her alma mater is currently the second largest university in the nation and the position had her coordinating events with hundreds of university student organizations and departments. Katz was also responsible for branding as well as single-handedly overhauled the website and social media presence for the department. Wanting to pursue her passion in Public Relations, Katz relocated to Los Angeles and quickly landed a position with a boutique agency. When the opportunity arose to work independently, she took the challenge head on and opened her own agency in September 2011. Her reputation and integrity have made her a force within the industry ever since. 

Melanie DuPont (Publicist) 

Melanie DuPont earned a Master’s Degree from the University of Georgia in May 2011. Her interest in writing and entertainment led her to explore the field of public relations after college. Knowing that DuPont was an excellent student, hard worker, and talented writer, Katz offered her a position when the agency formed.

Marissa Mooney (Junior Publicist) 

Marissa Mooney earned her Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communications and Public Relations from California State University San Bernardino in 2014. While studying at CSUSB, Marissa went on to intern at the agency and after graduating was offered a position with the Katz PR Team. Her passion for the entertainment field, integrity and hard work has made her a force within the industry ever since. She plans to grow her skills within the agency and hopes to become a partner one day.

Sara Zaghi (Assistant) 

Sara Zaghi is a sophomore at UCLA, where she is majoring in Communication Studies. After interning with Katz PR in summer 2015, she stayed on as an assistant. She hopes to continue gaining valuable experience and learning about the entertainment industry. 
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