Melisa Richter is the founder and principal of Richter Strategic Communications, a public relations and marketing company specializing in all aspects of communication and promotion.
Prior to founding her own company, Melisa headed the PR department of the independent faith-based film company, Cloud Ten Pictures. During that time, she successfully launched 6 films nationwide, hosted a Hollywood red-carpet premier, championed press junkets and interviews with film talent, engaged in extensive media relations, wrote all press materials and raised the overall corporate profile to new heights.
While there, Melisa obtained unprecedented media exposure for the independent niche film, "Left Behind: The Movie" turning its theatrical launch into a national news story that included features in: USA Today, People Magazine, GQ Magazine, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The Hollywood Reporter, Entertainment Weekly, LA Times, Reuters, Associated Press, CNN Headline News, Entertainment Tonight, The National Post, The Globe & Mail, The Toronto Star, Associated Press, among others. She also achieved corporate credibility for CEOs (Lalonde brothers) including garnering such powerful statements as: “Cloud Ten Pictures is one of the most successful independent studios in the English-speaking world” and “Brothers Changing Movie Business.”
In addition, Melisa has held management positions in sales, product marketing, advertising and public relations in the pharmaceutical and alcohol industry. This breadth of experience and exposure to several marketing disciplines, gives her clients a more effective integration of PR, communication and marketing programs that impact multiple areas of their core business.