Lone Star PR
is a boutique entertainment PR firm based in Nashville, TN and founded by native Texan, Heather Blankenship
From Texas and red dirt rockers to mainstream contemporary country artists, Lone Star PR
creates targeted grassroots initiatives, fully integrated PR campaigns and marketing strategies to provide a competitive advantage for each of its diverse clients.
Heather Blankenship (President/ Founder) - BIO
A graduate of Texas A&M University
, with a BS in Agricultural Communications and Journalism and several years of experience in the Texas music scene, Heather Blankenship
is proud to bring her
Texas tenacity to Tennessee.
After a successful stint at Lyric Street Records and a number of temporary assignments with Sony Music Nashville, Curb Records, EMI Music Publishing and Great American Country
joined Kaleidoscope Media
in 2011 where she
handled tour press for the Country Throwdown Tour and country crooner Chris Cagle.
For two years she
organized and handled media at events such as Bonnaroo and Country Throwdown
and used her
marketing skills to help raise awareness and over $15,000 for the Nashville Music Garden by producing a country music memorabilia auction.
also demonstrated her
journalism skills by writing artist bios and press materials for Bigger Picture Group new artists including Christian Kane, D. Vincent Williams, Rachel Bradshaw and Ryan Kinder.
went on to join Webster & Associates Public Relations
in 2012 where she
managed publicity accounts for legends such as Hank Williams Jr.
, Lynyrd Skynyrd
and STAIND's Aaron Lewis.
is launching her
own PR firm, Lone Star PR
, paying homage to her
Texas traditions and the Lone Star State.
tenacity has put clients in some impressive outlets including People County
, The Associated Press
While music is her
can translate that zeal into event halls, charitable foundations, restaurants and more.
brings to her
work a range of experience in publicity, marketing, radio promotions and sales, event planning, artist booking and journalism.
Blankenship is also a proud member of The Country Music Association (CMA), Young Entertainment Professionals (YEP), and Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).