Kelley Chunn & Associates (KCA) is a state-certified, DBE award winning collaborative consultancy based in Boston. KCA is marking 25 years of providing strategic communications, cause marketing and public relations services designed to promote diversity, inclusion and social change in academic, government, for-profit and non-profit institutions and businesses. A thought leader, Kelley Chunn, the Principal, is also a speaker and freelance writer. Contact Kelley!
In April of 2013, Simmons College presented Chunn with an award for professional leadership. In 2012, the City of Boston declared May 1st ”Kelley Chunn Day” to recognize KCA’s 20th anniversary. Among the many-noted KCA team projects:
The Tobacco Education Campaign to “Make Smoking History.”
The Amistad Freedom vessel’s first trip to the Boston Waterfront
The “Sisters Together, Move More, Eat Better” obesity prevention campaign
The United Way Campaign for Gillette (P&G)
The Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan Transit Needs Study for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT)
KCA’s broad range of client partners have included MassDOT, Edvestors, the Boston Campaign for Proficiency, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, City of Boston Empowerment Zone, the Boston Redevelopment Authority, the Boston Department of Neighborhood Development, the Museum of African American History, Emerson College, Simmons College, Harvard University, Third Sector New England, the Boston Women’s Fund, Gillette Company (now Procter & Gamble), Staples, the Boston Public Health Commission, the National Institutes of Health, The MA Department of Public Health, The Wang Center (Citi Center) for the Performing Arts, WGBH-TV, the Boston Neighborhood Network (BNN-TV) WGBH-TV, the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Working Mother magazine’s international multicultural initiative.
KCA has produced radio and video products for among others, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Tobacco Education Campaign, the Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Women’s Fund, the National Institutes of Health and The Susan Komen Foundation.
An award winning consultancy, KCA has been featured or quoted in the Boston Business Journal
, Boston Women’s Business
, the Boston Globe
, the Wall Street Journal
, the Bay State Banner
, PR Week
, Business Week
, Color Magazine
, CVB-TV’s CityLine
, WBUR Radio
. Women’s Business
named KCA one of the top 10 public relations firms in the New England region.
Kelley Chunn, the principal, has also served as host of the BNN-TV program called “Third Spaces” which examined arts and culture in the city of Boston. Chunn also has blogged for the Bay State Banner
She is a graduate of Brighton High School in Boston, New York University and the Simmons College Graduate School of Communications Management, She has taught and guest lectured at several schools including Northeastern University, Simmons College, Brandeis University’s Heller School, American University in Rome and Jos TV College in Nigeria. She began her career as a TV news writer and producer for the three network affiliates (Channels 4, 5 and 7) in Boston before briefly moving to Nigeria to serve as consultant to the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).
Kelley serves as a gubernatorial appointee on the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, a member of Beth Israel Board of Overseers, acting president of the Roxbury Cultural District and a board member of the Boston Chapter of the PR Society of America. She also is affiliated with the National Association of Black Journalists, the Public Relations Society of America, Boston Women Communicators, the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Multicultural Committee, Dudley Main Streets and the Ad Club of Greater Boston.