We are tenacious, creative and have the utmost integrity with our work on our clients behalf.
KATHRYN MASON - FOUNDER/CEO
Kathryn has over 30 years’ industry experience. Previously Marketing & Promotions Manager, BMG Ireland and then Head of Marketing & Publicity, Universal Music Ireland. Kathryn is a very active PRII member and holds Diploma's in Digital Marketing (with Distinction) and Event Management as well as Marketing, PR & Advertising qualifications. One of the project’s Kathryn is best known for is launching the career of Westlife and working with Simon Cowell.
She set up the company in 2003 and has worked on clients ranging from the IMRO Radio Awards, Sightsavers, Shane Filan, Mark Feehily, MCD Productions, Choose Radio, Equinox Events and Celtic Collections record label (Celtic Woman, The High Kings, glenn&ronan and Sharon Shannon).
Kathryn is an extemely keen skier. She holds an International Ski Instructor qualification along with being an Instructor Trainer & Assessor for the Irish Association of Snowsports Instructors. She "may" been spotted sending out press releases while skiing on the slopes!
ALEXA SMITH - PR CONSULTANT
Prior to working with MASONRY Alexa Smith was Product & Marketing Manager for Celtic Woman Ltd. She was responsible for global PR, Marketing & Promotion and liaised daily with EMI’s offices worldwide. She managed the release of 5 albums & live DVD's, which cumulatively have sold over 6 million copies worldwide. Prior to that Alexa worked for Principle Management (U2's management company).
Alexa also looks after all marketing and social media for BoCo Bar & Oven. She has secured features in the Irish Times, Totally Dublin, U Magazine and has built up strong engagement and reviews on their social channels.
We have a proven track record in delivering high impact PR & social media campaigns, for a wide range of clients, all within budget and with creativity.