Owner & Senior Publicist
After earning her degree from Michigan State, Melinda Manos was hired by comedian Bob Hope and worked directly with Hope for three years, overseeing his schedule and correspondence, attending galas, and liaising with dignitaries, major Hollywood stars and media.
The public relations experience with Mr. Hope led Melinda to apply her skills while working with studio heads including Brandon Tartikoff at Paramount Pictures and Tom Pollock at MCA-Universal. Melinda also worked for Hollywood mogul Jerry Perenchio and entertainment lawyer Nigel Sinclair.
In 2006, Melinda launched Manos Public Relations, offering a full range of publicity services and utilizing her widespread Hollywood contacts and unique creativity to effectively advance careers, companies and services. Described as a “powerhouse in a velvet glove”, Melinda has an instinctive flair for today’s market.