Kara Ford

As the Vice President of Accounts at Abshire Public Relations, Kara Ford manages a wide range of multimedia communication needs for clients across a variety of industries. From creative conception to execution, she is highly experienced in a diverse range of copywriting needs; market research; community and media relations; business development and strategy; website management and social media. She also assist clients with strategic media event planning and execution and on-site facilitation for media interviews and presentations.

Kara has successfully overseen the effective use and integration of social media for APR and select clients – in addition to the management and growth of our overall digital presence. Through consistent and quality engagement on social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Pinterest, she has helped APR build a reputation as a credible, go-to regional public relations resource across a variety of digital platforms.

A Savannah native, Kara is a member of Junior Achievement of Coastal Georgia’s board of directors, a member of Savannah Community Foundation’s Emerging Leaders Committee and Historic Savannah Foundation’s 13th Colony. Ford is a St. Vincent’s Academy alumni and graduated from Armstrong State University with a B.A. in English Communications, where she also served as a staff writer for the college newspaper, The Inkwell. While completing her degree, she worked full-time as an intern at Abshire Public Relations developing her skills as a published writer and communications expert.

Testimonials

  • “We are excited at Bouhan Falligant to begin working with APR as our public relations professionals. Their depth and breadth of knowledge in their industry, as well as their ties to the local and regional communities we serve, make them invaluable members of our team. They spend the time necessary to understand us and our profession, and to help us effectively develop new opportunities.

    John G. Lientz,
    Bouhan Falligant
  • Abshire PR has made a tremendous difference in our ability to market our organization. They are a critical part of our team and continually amaze us with their results!

    Patti Lyons,
    President, Senior Citizens Inc.
  • One major benefit of working with Abshire Public Relations is you don’t just get an account manager; you get an entire team. We’re able to receive excellent executive counsel, knowledge of the market, philanthropic strategy, focused media relations and top-notch writing all in one-stop shop.

    Ryan Price,
    Vice President, JE Dunn Construction
  • Abshire Public Relations delivers invaluable executive counsel and strong insight into the local market.

    Greg Parker,
    President and CEO, The Parker Companies
  • When the City of Richmond Hill was looking for an experienced public relations team, we really didn’t have to look any further than APR. Their knowledge of city and county government — in addition to their strong community ties — made them the perfect fit for us.

    Chris Lovell,
    City Manager for City of Richmond Hill
  • We are excited at Bouhan Falligant to begin working with APR as our public relations professionals. Their depth and breadth of knowledge in their industry, as well as their ties to the local and regional communities we serve, make them invaluable members of our team.

    John G. Lientz,
    Partner, Bouhan Falligant

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