EXCLUSIVE: After spending 10 years at Stan Rosenfield & Associates, talent publicist Marianna Shafran is launching her own PR company, Shafran PR. The company will be based in Los Angeles and she will handle personal PR for film and television actors. Among the clients following her are: John Goodman, Kit Harington, Michael Kenneth Williams, Dennis Haysbert and recent Black Panther breakout star Winston Duke.

Shafran began her career as an assistant to Stan Rosenfield before being promoted to publicist and ultimately being named VP of Talent, the position she held until her recent departure from the firm.

“Fresh out of college, I had the privilege of learning publicity from the legendary PR Executive Stan Rosenfield. Through his incredible wisdom and guidance, I gained essential knowledge of all aspects of the field while honing my skills,” said Shafran. “Learning from Stan over the last decade has been invaluable and I’m incredibly grateful for the opportunity to put that knowledge to work as I embark on this exciting venture”.

Added Rosenfield: “Marianna was a tremendous asset to our company and we wish her the best with her new company.”