concepts to Grand Openings, Leigh Cort is well known for
creating clever, progressive, effective public relations and marketing campaigns. Her
career is focused on discovering and promoting distinctive,
historic hotels and B&Bs, and people in the food, travel and
As Party Director for New York City's distinguished Trump
Tower during the 1980's, she produced and promoted galas
for the international 'rich and famous'. She became The
Party Doctor soon after, writing and starring on
television for Nabisco and Lifetime TV. Then
under the watchful eye of Vincent Sardi, she entertained the
famous show-business crowd in Manhattan at Sardi's.
Her next project, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island,
filled the ensuing years with celebrities and international
guests. Leigh's passion for travel and food takes her to
barrier islands, celebrity chef's tables, world-class
resorts and acclaimed historic inns.
Writing the words that tell your story
Each business depends on the words they use, effective
public relations whether talking
to the media, customers or staff. We help our clients think
about their brand strategy and how to reflect their
personality in words. We write the most powerful and
creative communication with consistency.
Developing publicity campaigns
Publicity services aren't a sprint, but a marathon. We develop
media coverage through a
combination of print, radio, online and TV exposure that
best fits each organization's message and style. Awareness
doesn't happen overnight; together we build blocks of
recognized special events, stories, national contests and
Creating travel media trips
We begin with a theme and destination, inviting qualified
media to join us for a well-rounded, informative,
educational and fun sojourn. Our success occurs when the
travel journalist becomes as enthusiastic about our story as
we are...and their stories come to life.
Bringing the media to your doorstep
We're connected to a network of top line multimedia
journalists who respond to our messages with great interest.
We invite them to know as much about our clients as they
need to write their stories. We always have an open
invitation to visit!
Planning special events
Each organization that we represent responds favorably when
we help them develop themed events that get them exposure.
It's a collaborative project that we spearhead and often
develops into multiple ongoing events that bring the media
to their doorstep.
"Thank you for everything you did to make our media FAM trip a huge success! Your attention to detail, combined with your upbeat personality and charming self, made it simply a pleasure for me and everyone else involved. Thank you, Thank you Thank you! We will talk soon. Again, kudos to you! "
Nancy Price, Executive Director, Peachtree City Convention and Visitors Bureau - www.amphitheater.org
"After twenty years as a travel journalist, I have finally found the perfect publicist. Leigh Cort assembled an all-star team of media professionals on the King and Prince media tour and managed to pay attention to each of our individual requirements. I had almost given up on organized press trips, but with Leigh's planning skills, she made my job enjoyable. With a high-energy work ethic and an extra dose of charm, Leigh has earned my respect."
Linda Holloway, Travel Journalist
"Leigh Cort never
sleeps! Her energy and enthusiasm are equaled only by her
infinite talent in garnering publicity and coming up with
wonderful promotions for her many clients. I see her name
everywhere lately - people are beginning to recognize the
excellent service she provides and what a fabulous
personality she is - both in person and through the written
Susan Brandenburg, Journalist & Columnist,
If you have any
questions about effective public relations or would like more information, please contact us
us, or use our online request form.