Wine & Spirits Spoken Here, Tim McDonald and Associates, a full-service wine and spirits communications agency founded in 2006 has named Kelly Keagy public relations account director.
In this new role, Keagy will oversee the public relations efforts for a portfolio of ultra-premium wineries that will allow the agency to expand its abilities and take on new clients.
“Tim McDonald has great reputation in the industry. His focus has always been on developing effective programs and creating measurable results for his clients,” Keagy said. “I couldn’t be more excited to work with him and help him take Wine & Spirits Spoken Here to the next level.”
With more than 22 years of wine industry public relations experience, Kelly Keagy will bring a wealth of knowledge to the role. During her career Ms. Keagy has overseen portfolio public relations programs for Jackson Family Wines, Treasury Wine Estates and Allied Domecq Wines that have raised brand awareness and help build consumer loyalty.
“I am delighted to have Kelly join the business,” states McDonald. “She and I have complementary skill sets and will make a great team. The timing is perfect to grow the Wine & Spirits Spoken Here portfolio. I have wanted to expand the business and add the spirits category to the client list for some time. This move is designed to allow me to pursue that.”
Wine & Spirits Spoken Here, founded by Tim McDonald, is a full-service marketing communications consulting company serving the adult beverage industry since 2006. The agency is small and nimble and now offers a combined 50+ years of experience in wine industry marketing and public relations. Wine & Spirits Spoken Here develops creative and innovative public relations strategies for its clients providing access to media that is both effective and relevant. The agency’s success is based on relationships and contacts that have earned the media’s respect for credibility, message relevance and responsiveness.
Current clients include: The Wine Sisterhood, Renwood Winery, Terravant Wines, Jamieson Ranch Vineyard, Robert Oatley Vineyards, Luna Nuda Wines, Chakras Wines, Canopy Management Wine Company, DAOU Vineyards and Winery, Delicato Family Vineyards