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PR Consultants

Our PR consultants immerse themselves in your business as if they were an internal staff member. They are passionate about communication and PR, experienced and focused on growing your business.

“The only source of knowledge is experience.”

– Albert Einstein


Lee Wanless

Lee began her PR career in an agency environment with Trinitas Consulting where she worked on companies such as Enablis (a non-profit which supports SME entrepreneurs through job creation), SAPPI (focused on combating environmental, animal and child abuse), 50/50, Pioneer Foods, Raizcorp, Pitch & Polish, Diabetes SA and the South African Book Council.

She then joined Livewired PR as an Account Manager and worked on a variety of accounts: Student Brands, AIG, XP Squared, One Property Holdings, Ambrosia, Sharwood’s and City Pets (crises communications).

Lee joined Janine Lloyd in April 2013 to pursue her passion of working on B2B campaigns. Over the last year she has managed accounts for MWEB and Aperio FMCG Business Consulting.

Lee is passionate about taking companies with a technical leaning and making the campaign relevant and understandable to a wider audience. She has built up excellent media contacts with all types of media and focuses on giving journalists and editors (both traditional and online) what they need – superb quality content and ideas which results in great media coverage and exposure for her clients.

Taryn O’Brien

Taryn has a BA Applied Journalism Degree from Midrand Graduate Institute. She has 11 years PR and writing experience.

After beginning her career in broadcasting and feature writing, Taryn entered the PR industry as a Marketing & PR executive at First Technology Group, one of the largest IT companies in South Africa. After that she held a position as senior press officer at Busby, One of South Africa’s top performing JSE companies.

Taryn then joined Livewired PR where she remained for 6 years holding positions including Account Manager, Senior Account Manager, Snr writer and Digital Strategist. Taryn worked on various clients in the FMCG, Property, IT, lifestyle and healthcare sectors.

Taryn is our virtual content queen on various clients. She is passionate about ensuring high quality, well researched content and is able to adapt her style in the voice and tone of the client. Her unique ability to understand journalism, digital PR and being able to create opportunities that match the client’s objectives, makes her highly valuable.

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