For more than 20 years, Carney & Associates has been providing publicity services for authors, experts, products and services that improve our world, with an emphasis on sustainable livinghealthy families, and personal development.

As publicists, we’re in contact with producers, bloggers and journalists on a daily basis and have have built hundreds of long-standing media relationships.

We tell our clients’ stories through the most influential radio, TV, print and digital media. Radio Media Tours are a specialty.

Kathlene Carney

Prior to opening Carney & Associates public relations firm, Kathlene Carney was a talk show producer for ABC’s KGO-AM, the largest news/talk radio station in Northern California. She also worked as a news producer for NBC’s KNBR-AM, produced talk programming for KSFO-AM and KYA-FM, and rocked the airwaves as a DJ on KCRK-FM –all in the San Francisco market.

Kathlene graduated with honors from San Francisco State University with a degree in Broadcast Communication Arts. She’s a member of the Northern California Book Publicity and Marketing Association, the San Francisco Bay Area Publicity Club, where she served as vice president and secretary, and currently volunteers for the Menbe’s Way Fund in Richmond, CA. Kathlene continues her education through media relations conferences and webinars, and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Laurel Anne

As a writer and editor Laurel is responsible for writing blog posts, press releases, infographic copy, and content for social media channels, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Proformative, Quora, and Google+. She’s designed and implemented email marketing campaigns, including lead nurturing drip campaigns, newsletters, activity boosts, event announcements, and book alerts. Laurel works with clients to build monthly content strategies based on performance metrics, cross-departmental collaboration, seasonal topics, book or product timelines, and SEO goals. She currently lives in Santa Rosa, CA.


Daniel Crews

Daniel is our go-to pro for high-quality, responsive, mobile friendly website designs. As a freelance web developer, he worked on projects ranging from small, personal WordPress blogs up to large scale web applications. He is currently a student at California State University: Monterey Bay studying Computer Science with an emphasis in Data Science.

Whether you’re looking for a brand new website or updating an existing one, Daniel will build a contemporary, professional website that can be easily managed by you and your team.


Contact Kathlene Carney at Carney & Associates for a free consultation to discuss how our media relations services can help with your publicity needs.