Vice President, Southern California

Heather McLaughlin

Heather is Vice President at PR Talent and co-leads the firm’s recruiting efforts in Southern California.

Heather has served as the head of corporate communications for two global organizations, Experian and Apollo Education Group, and most recently founded the firm Novel Public Relations.

As a hiring manager and high-performing team builder for more than two decades, Heather successfully led teams that generated successful outcomes in earned, owned and paid media, thought leadership and creative content. Professional development and work/life balance were her top priority to ensure the retainment, happiness and loyalty of top talent.

Heather enjoys being a mentor of communications professionals around the country, assisting in their career development and celebrating their personal and professional milestones.

Heather McLaughlin

Heather is Vice President at PR Talent and co-leads the firm’s recruiting efforts in Southern California.

Heather has served as the head of corporate communications for two global organizations, Experian and Apollo Education Group, and most recently founded the firm Novel Public Relations.

As a hiring manager and high-performing team builder for more than two decades, Heather successfully led teams that generated successful outcomes in earned, owned and paid media, thought leadership and creative content. Professional development and work/life balance were her top priority to ensure the retainment, happiness and loyalty of top talent.

Heather enjoys being a mentor of communications professionals around the country, assisting in their career development and celebrating their personal and professional milestones.

Heather McLaughlin

Heather is Vice President at PR Talent and co-leads the firm’s recruiting efforts in Southern California.

Heather has served as the head of corporate communications for two global organizations, Experian and Apollo Education Group, and most recently founded the firm Novel Public Relations.

As a hiring manager and high-performing team builder for more than two decades, Heather successfully led teams that generated successful outcomes in earned, owned and paid media, thought leadership and creative content. Professional development and work/life balance were her top priority to ensure the retainment, happiness and loyalty of top talent.

Heather enjoys being a mentor of communications professionals around the country, assisting in their career development and celebrating their personal and professional milestones.

Entertained at high school events as the school mascot…early practice as a brand representative.

MVP of basketball team at just over five feet tall; no dunking, only three-pointers before defenders blocked the sun

Established creative PR program analyzing credit data that 20 years later still generated media attention for Experian.

Became an expert in Dungeons and Dragons and Star Trek for first PR job…please don’t test me!