33 episodes

Brookline Public Relations is a team of uniquely talented PR professionals who pride themselves on being #BPRDifferent. With this theme prominent in everything they do, the Beyond PR podcast, hosted by Brookline's Principal and Founder Shauna MacDonald, showcases candid and different conversations with some of Canada’s most notable and game-changing professionals—from the boardroom to their family life and how they personally succeed.

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Brookline Public Relations is a team of uniquely talented PR professionals who pride themselves on being #BPRDifferent. With this theme prominent in everything they do, the Beyond PR podcast, hosted by Brookline's Principal and Founder Shauna MacDonald, showcases candid and different conversations with some of Canada’s most notable and game-changing professionals—from the boardroom to their family life and how they personally succeed.

    Best Boutique Agency 2024 - Alberta

    Best Boutique Agency 2024 - Alberta

    We are kicking off Season Five of the Beyond PR Podcast a little differently…

    To #BPRCelebrate our recent award for Best Boutique PR
    Agency 2024 in Alberta, a few Brookliners got together to discuss what the award means, the world of PR, their favourite memories working at Brookline and much more!

    Listen in as we talk shop, share laughs and give some solid PR advice. Whether you're a seasoned listener or new to our podcast, this episode is a must-listen!

    • 31 min
    Jessica Janzen PART 2

    Jessica Janzen PART 2

    Brookline Public Relations is thrilled to #BPRCelebrate the
    remarkable, inspiring and dynamic women in our community. As we approach #InternationalWomenDay on March 8, we're bringing back an empowering special
    guest from this season for a part two episode.

    In the grand finale of Beyond PR Podcast’s Fourth Season, we
    are delighted to reintroduce Jessica Janzen. Jessica proudly identifies as a wife, mother, motivational speaker, published author, coach and co-founder of The Love for Lewiston Foundation.

    Join Jessica and Shauna in a candid conversation as they delve into topics such as mental health struggles, the significance of finding joy, goal setting, Jessica's upcoming second book, her connection with Justin Timberlake and the impactful initiatives of The Love for Lewiston Foundation.

    • 36 min
    Jessica Janzen

    Jessica Janzen

    Brookline Public Relations is thrilled to have another podcast
    guest who makes us #BPRProud. For the fourth episode of Season four of the Beyond PR Podcast, we welcomed Jessica Janzen, philanthropist, author, speaker, content creator, life coach and co-founder of the Love for Lewiston Foundation.

    With a diverse and impactful career, Jessica wears many hats throughout the day as she captivates audiences across North America. Her unwavering belief in the power of a possibility mindset helps her champion resilience and growth and she encourages others to embrace joy over the "survivor mode" mentality.

    Listen as Jessica and Shauna discuss the balance between public and private life, empowering women entrepreneurs and staying
    authentic to yourself.

    • 21 min
    Nicole Gomes

    Nicole Gomes

    Brookline Public Relations is delighted to have another podcast guest who makes us #BPRProud. For the third episode of Season 4 of the Beyond PR Podcast, we welcomed Chef Nicole Gomes, the first female winner of Top Chef Canada, Season 5 All-Stars, co-founder and owner of Cluck ‘N’ Cleaver, and chef extraordinaire.  

    Born in Richmond, British Columbia, Chef Nicole Gomes has over 28 years of culinary experience. After being classically trained at Vancouver’s Dubrulle Culinary School, one of Canada’s leading culinary schools, Chef Nicole traveled around the world to learn from different cultures and experiences. In the early stages of her career, Nicole moved to Calgary from Vancouver after landing a job at one of the city’s top new restaurants and was the first female to be hired to work in a David Hawksworth kitchen in 2000. No stranger to competition, Nicole has competed in a variety of cooking competitions, earning bragging rights for beating Bobby Flay in 2021 and winning Top Chef Canada in 2017. Nicole’s dedication, creativity and expertise have led her to be one of the best chefs in the country.  

    Listen as Shauna and Nicole dive into the world of culinary brilliance and prepare for a feast of stories and a dash of inspiration. 

    • 30 min
    Cody Snyder

    Cody Snyder

    Brookline Public Relations is excited to continue having guests on the Beyond PR Podcast that make us #BPRProud. For those of you already missing the Calgary Stampede, our second episode of Season 4, we welcomed Cody Snyder, world champion bull rider and co-founder of Bullbustin’ Inc.   

      

    Cody was the first Canadian to be crowned the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association’s World Champion Bull Rider in 1983 and still holds the highest score and record in Canadian rodeo history. Bullbustin’ Inc., North America’s premier bull riding event organization was founded shortly after Cody retired from bull riding, with the support of his wife Rhonda and continues to grow as a family business with his daughters Jordyn and Reese. Cody shares his bull riding story, growing up in the industry and always just wanting to ride. He applauds Calgary for how giving and supportive a city it is, and talks about the difference of riding then and now.    

      

    Listen as Shauna and Cody share stories about how they met, the bull riding industry, the success of Bullbustin’ Inc., and more! Saddle up for a wild ride, this is an episode you can’t miss!   

    • 37 min
    Celebrity Stylist, Fashion Designer and Buyer - Crystal Mckenzie

    Celebrity Stylist, Fashion Designer and Buyer - Crystal Mckenzie

    Brookline Public Relations has so much to be #BPRPRoud of and we are so excited to share it! That is why for Season Four of Beyond PR we are bringing in guests we are #BPRProud to know and work with, diving into the incredibly impactful and unique work they do that inspires us.

    To kick off the first episode of season four, we welcome Crystal Mckenzie, Calgary’s own celebrity stylist, fashion designer and costume buyer who has incredible stories to share from her star-studded experiences. Crystal has styled Oscar nominees on the red carpet, worked on-set with Ghostbusters ‘Afterlife’ and personally styled Pedro Pascal, aka ‘Joel’ in The Last of Us. For any TV or movie fan out there, this episode is a can’t-miss!

    Tune in as Crystal shares stories of her time in fashion, her most exciting moments and her advice on current and upcoming fashion trends.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

K. E. W. Marshall ,

PR is often misunderstood

I like how Brookline is talking to clients they’ve worked with to understand more how the agency runs. Often PR firms are talked about negatively but to see how they operate and understand the stories of the people they’ve helped is a great listen.

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