Kendal Hurley

Senior Account Director

Kendal graduated with honors from California Lutheran University, earning her Bachelor of Arts in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations after only three years. Kendal began her career in celebrity and events PR, handling the red carpet and publicity at events from Sundance Film Festival to Houston Fashion Week. After joining Ballantines PR as an Account Executive in 2012, Kendal has successfully executed PR campaigns for local, national and international brands such as Caesarstone (US and global), Binatone Global, Albuquerque Studios, South Carolina Film Commission, Casa del Mar, Sunset Marquis Hotel + Spa, Malibu Beach Inn, St. Regis Bora Bora and many more. She has cultivated relationships with editors across the world and placed clients in outlets such as the Los Angeles Times, Food Network Magazine, HGTV Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Elle Decor, Architectural Digest, The Wrap, Variety, Los Angeles Magazine, LA Confidential, Angeleno Magazine, Food & Wine, among others. Kendal’s approachable demeanor and positive outlook connect her with clients and journalists alike. Her strategic and organized approach to creating PR campaigns has been advantageous in garnering worldwide press across multiple industries.

Kendal was recognized as a “Top 30 Rising PR Star 30 & Under” in 2015 by PR News and was made a partner at BPR in December 2015.