Marketing and Media Relations Expert


The global pandemic has accelerated a long-overdue shift from an antiquated manufacturing work model to a results focused work model. I believe independents will play a key role in this shift and become a vital part of the talent landscape.

About Karen

Karen Swim, APR, is the Founder of Words For Hire, a PR and Marketing agency, and the President of Solo PR Pro, a membership organization for independents and micro agencies.

With a genuine passion for helping others to become their best selves, she delivers practical, actionable advice to PR professionals, nonprofits, associations, and business executives. Karen also serves on PRSA’s National Board of Ethics and Professional Standards (BEPS) and delights in helping professionals make ethics a part of their everyday life.

Areas of Focus

  • Strategic Communications
  • Media Relations
  • Social Media Management

Primary Verticals

  • Technology
  • Healthcare
  • B2B

Consulting Practice