Sydney Weisman Public Relations Counsel


Los Angeles publicist for 30 years. Agency, WHPR, award winner for strong advocacy campaigns. Media trainings. After a successful run as a partner (with her husband David Hamlin) at Weisman Hamlin Public Relations (WHPR) in Los Angeles, Sydney happily fled the L.A. traffic for the friendly and warm confines of Palm Springs, where she continues her public relations work. Sydney brings a wealth of journalistic, strategic and creative experience to every project. A former award winning journalist, Sydney Weisman has a remarkable range of experience in media, marketing and PR. Her client list covers destination and tourism, advocacy, cause and political campaigns. Clients range from The Original Farmers Market in Los Angeles (#1 tourism destination) to national, state and local campaigns dealing with homelessness, women’s rights, children’s health to saving trees and day care centers for senior citizens. WHPR earned many awards, including being part of the team to win the California Travel & Tourism Commission’s Judge’s Choice in Marketing Excellence for the Original Farmers Market's 75th anniversary. Sydney welcomes the opportunity to share her professional expertise with new clients in the Coachella Valley. Day-to-day tasks include creating strategies and story development to increase media acceptance of news pitches on behalf of clients and then contacting news media with those pitches. Story concepts range from personal profiles to policy and advocacy strategies for change. Daily writing duties usually include news releases, media advisories, opinion page essays. Seeking non-profit organizations that need consulting, training and news/marketing strategies; small to medium sized businesses for publicity, promotions and events; law firms particularly around controversial litigation.

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Contact Name Sydney Weisman, Principal - (323) 804-3102 -


4781C S. Winners Circle
Palm Springs, CA


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