LDM | PR knows what it takes to be seen and be heard.


LDM | PR, a performance-driven, resilient and versatile firm, consistently finds new ways to increase the amount of press coverage a project or brand receives to ensure its prosperous future. The firm’s focus is on both brand building and strategic public relations. LDM | PR creates outstanding media results based on its strong relationships and deep level of knowledge in a number of fields.
We don’t follow a formulaic approach.  We know what it takes to be seen and be heard in a crowded, content-laden field and a fast-paced digital world.  We manage reputations, build brands and counsel on best practices.
The firm is full-service, offering public relations, media relations, marketing, talent relations, crisis communications, conference curation & programming, content strategy, social media and event management.




Laura Danford Mandel is a results-oriented and highly accomplished communications executive.

Mandel is a 20-year veteran of Warner Bros. Entertainment, where she served in various communications positions. Most recently, she served as Senior Vice President of Publicity, Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Marketing. Prior to that, she held the position of Senior Vice President, Telepictures (“The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “The Rosie O’Donnell Show,” “Extra” and “TMZ”).  

Prior to Telepictures, Mandel served as the Vice President of Publicity for Castle Rock Entertainment, where she created and managed a NY-based office for the LA-based film studio. She began her PR career with well-known fashion designer Marc Jacobs when he was the lead designer at Perry Ellis International.

Mandel is proficient in handling the logistics and details of massive events or intimate occasions with many key stakeholders, including talent, government agencies and advertisers. She is frequently called upon for her coordination acumen, her energetic enthusiasm and her assured and positive manner.

Every piece of business is handled directly by Mandel and receives the utmost personal attention, combined with her years of creativity, experience and innovation.




Chair of the Communications and Publicity Committee of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

Daytime Representative on the Awards Committee of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

Selected by Time Warner executives for the Breakthrough Leadership Program


Volunteer Work

New York City Public Schools

New York City Parks Department

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Bulldog Reporter
PR PROfile : Laura Danford Mandel, LDM | PR
April 4, 2016