Bame Public Relations gains name recognition for its clients in all the right places and for all the right reasons. We combine the talent and reach of a big agency with seasoned professionals in Los Angeles, Denver and New York.
The team provides smart PR strategies and comprehensive services without the bureaucracy and inefficiencies associated with a mega-agency.
Because content rules in today’s world, we create messages that are pitch perfect for each delivery medium. From Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and blogs to seminars, trade publications and broadcast interviews, Bame Public Relations builds high level media profiles and creates opportunities that highlight you and your company’s authority and experience.
You will recognize our clients by their thought-leader reputations and media mentions online and in the press. Want to build name recognition? Please contact us to find out more about Bame Public Relations.
Bame PR team members began their careers in the media – broadcast, print and advertising. We have transferred those communication skills to capture the interest of today’s media. We are passionate about public relations and generating results that positively impact our clients’ bottom lines.
A communications professional with enviable contacts and reach, Cheryl Bame is widely recognized for her innovative work with law firms, professional services firms, financial and real estate companies as well as industry trade groups. After a decade in the broadcast news business, Cheryl has spent the last 15 years implementing communications programs that involve media relations, social media, networking and speaking engagements and other professional reputations strategies. In 2015, Cheryl was asked by the International Board of Directors of the Legal Marketing Association to launch the firms Public Relations Special Interest Group to advance the public relations profession for the legal industry. A frequent speaker and blogger, Cheryl has a passion for her craft and her clients' successes.
After 14 years in the public relations industry, I still wake up every day excited to work with my clients and the media. I am passionate, energetic, and resourceful. I believe client service is key to being an effective public relations professional and it’s imperative to me that our clients get the results they expect and deserve.
"We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses." - Abraham Lincoln
Senior Public Relations
Vasiya has more than a decade of experience working with professional services firms to generate media exposure furthering their business development goals. She has served as an in-house media relations representative to a national law firm and has worked as a consultant to numerous firms around the United States. She has also worked for an advertising firm in Chicago. Vasiya regularly seeks strategic media opportunities for clients pertaining to breaking issues and industry trends, as well as feature stories for national and local publications.
I consider myself an extension of each client so it is very important that I understand their goals and vision, so I can convey that to the media. On any given day I am a sounding board, the eyes and ears on breaking news and the scrappy PR pro pounding the pavement for the ultimate interview opportunity. For me, I am most happy when I’m in the trenches.
"Human nature will not flourish, any more than a potato, if it be planted and replanted, for too long a series of generations, in the same worn-out soil. My children have had other birthplaces, and, so far as their fortunes may be within my control, shall strike their roots into unaccustomed earth." - Nathaniel Hawthorne, “The Custom House”
Senior Public Relations
Brian is a seasoned PR professional with more than 20 years of experience in the legal industry. He has developed successful strategic public relations programs that support the business objectives of law firms of various sizes and practices. He has numerous contacts in the news media who frequently call upon him to recommend legal experts for their stories.
During his career, Brian has worked as a PR executive for Philip Morris USA and General Foods (now Kraft). He also was PR director for an ACE award-winning cable news program, "Business Times."
I've always had a common sense approach to public relations and take great satisfaction in providing value to clients who pay for meaningful results. It's not rocket science, but a discipline that demands understanding of what your client's business development goals are and how you can help to achieve them.
"Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans." - John Lennon, "Beautiful Boy"
Chief Canine Officer
After successfully securing an H-1B visa, Abel happily arrived in Los Angeles from Taiwan in August 2010 and immediately began working at Bame PR. He is a friendly, obedient dog that has garnered the respect of his human colleagues and fellow canines. Blessed with an incredible discipline and work ethic, he’s equally strong in the area of human relations. And in the public relations business, that is crucial to anyone’s success. Abel loves people and thrives on the ability to work along side his owner Cheryl Bame.
"All I want to do is eat, sleep and play and make sure my family knows how much I love and appreciate them." - Abel Bame
If we can’t do PR for ourselves, then how can you trust us to do PR for you?
Bame Public Relations is valued member of our development team. Their dedication and commitment exceeds the norm and they bring talent and innovation to every aspect of their work. Our community outreach has been a huge success, to the credit of BPR.
I must tell you that Bame PR rises heads and shoulders above the vast majority of legal PR firms I work with around the country, in terms of your follow-up and dependability.
Ask and you will receive should be the motto of Bame Public Relations. During our association Cheryl and her team have said what they would do and delivered what they promised. My business has grown in great part because of Cheryl’s expertise.
I have worked with Cheryl for a number of years and two different law firms. While many PR people claim to be and are creative, it is only the truly exceptional that match both creativity with exceptional follow through. Cheryl is creative and a pleasure to work with, but it is Cheryl’s follow through that puts her in the category of the exceptional.
Bame PR is considered an important member of our firm’s marketing and business development team. Cheryl and her colleagues offer valuable insight and experience that is rare. They are incredibly responsive in bringing our media objectives to fruition. It is a pleasure to collaborate with Cheryl and her team!
Cheryl Bame and her team are the most proactive outside PR people I know. In my 20 years in legal PR, I’ve hired numerous agencies for both retained and project work, and she is the only one who makes me and the partners at my firm feel like we’re her only client. Her deliverables are second only to the relationships she has established with the media. her demeanor with the partners is exceptional -- she asks the smart, intuitive questions that establish her credibility with them immediately. The cherry on the sundae is that she’s a pleasure to work with. I look like a genius for hiring her.
Bame Public Relations conducts public relations campaigns led by smart, aggressive and experienced public relations professionals. Our services are tailored to meet the needs of professional services firms and companies seeking to enhance their public profiles.
Your website is your face to the world. It’s the first place a referral will go when they hear your name. It’s a landing page for the media when they are searching for sources for their stories. If the information you are presenting is not compelling or updated, you may loose out on new business or media opportunities. We advise our clients on content development and web design.
Learn to be cool, calm and collected when talking to a reporter. We will coach you on how to hone your speaking style to deliver your message eloquently. We teach individuals at all levels to communicate persuasively during newspaper, magazine, radio and television interviews.
Bame Public Relations is known for results-driven media relations. Our clients appear in their target media as the go-to authorities in their professions. As part of the process, we identify targeted media contacts, craft messages for the company and its professionals, and execute public relations plans with measurable results.
We have a successful track record of developing nominations specifically for targeted practice areas. We monitor editorial calendars as well as develop and submit nominations to legal and business media outlets.
Social media plays an important role in communicating your firm’s message. We have experience setting up and maintaining blogs. We deliver tutorials on leveraging LinkedIn for new business, and public relations, and guide firms on the value of Twitter.
Newsworthy topics get the attention of editors and clients. We work with you to identify topics for articles as well as edit them to meet editorial style requirements for legal and industry trade publications and blogs.
Speaking is an excellent way to gain exposure and develop new business. We secure speaking engagements by researching conferences, assisting in the creation of speaking proposals, and proposing speakers to conference organizers.
When your firm is merging or a group of partners are walking out the door, Bame Public Relations should be your first call. Public relations plays an important role internally and externally to ensure that your message gets communicated accurately and effectively.
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