“Laura demonstrates an impressive ability to deftly manage the publicity efforts of a number of productions and team of publicists. She has strong interpersonal skills and deep-rooted relationships with the press, producers, executives, celebrity talent and their publicists and managers.”

Hilary Estey McLoughlin

Former President

“Since the inception of ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ and the ‘Ellen’ brand in 2003, Laura has been instrumental in her position to consistently and successfully usher our vision of the show, its brand extensions and the talent to the media, as well as to others at the studio. Laura travelled extensively domestically and internationally with the show and its team and talent, all the while advocating for our work and presenting a clear message to the media.” 

Mary Connelly, Ed Glavin, Andy Lassner

Executive Producers
“The Ellen DeGeneres Show”

“Laura Mandel is a smart, strategic and effective public relations executive; a consummate professional.  She has great working relationships with the media and is able to navigate the oftentimes hectic and political waters of the publicity world.”

Lisa Gregorian

President and Chief Marketing Officer
Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Marketing
Warner Bros. Television Group

“Laura’s professionalism and can-do spirit, combined with her deep knowledge of the media, make her an asset to any PR campaign. She always tackles issues head on and deciphers the message for the stakeholders in the clearest fashion.”

Judge Jeanine Pirro

Former Westchester County District Attorney, 
Host of Fox News' “Justice with Judge Jeanine”, 
Presiding Jurist of “Judge Pirro”

“It's an absolute pleasure—both professionally and personally—to work with Laura; her contacts, savvy, intelligence and sensitivity make her exceptional. There's no one better.”

Phil Rosenthal

“I’ll Have What Phil’s Having” (Creator, Host)
“Everybody Loves Raymond” (Creator, Producer, Writer)

“Laura has always proven to be genuine and honest and has very strong instincts for the many aspects of television and film.” 

Meryl Poster

Superb Entertainment

“Laura is one of the best PR executives I have ever worked with during my career.  She is results-driven, innovative, attentive to every detail and uses her extensive experience to give great advice.” 

Jeff Kleeman

A Very Good Production Inc. (Ellen DeGeneres’ production company)

“Laura is a smart and strategic publicity and marketing executive who is capable of not only devising great ideas but masterfully executing them as well. She has wonderful relationships with executives, media and talent and can easily nurture new relationships. She's got a terrific work ethic, is well-respected, well-liked and an invaluable member of any team on which she contributes.”

Scott Rowe

SVP, Worldwide Communications & Domestic Marketing
Warner Bros. Worldwide TV Marketing

“I have worked with Laura for over 15 years and she has always maintained a level of executive presence and competency that contributed to success. Laura maintains a consistent set of problem solving skills:  gathering the facts, understanding future implications and creating an effective message for both internal management and external press, which make her a pleasure to have on a team.”

Charles L. Dages

Chair, Board of Trustees
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

“Laura is an experienced and savvy PR executive who helped launch the first seasons of ‘The Bachelor’ and her guidance and expertise were instrumental as we set the template that established the brand.”

Brooke Karzen

EVP, Alternative Programming & Development
Warner Horizon Television

“No matter how big or small the job, Laura is always laser-focused, indefatigable, detail-oriented, creative and strategic in her thinking. Her savvy and smarts come from an impressive breadth of experience.”

Lauren Blincoe

SVP, Current Programming

“Laura has always given the most thoughtful and inspiring advice and guidance. Her depth of experience and tenacity with which she approaches all challenges and issues is incomparable.”

Bo Banks

Executive Producer
“Judge Mathis”