Public Relations Panel with Q & A


Workshop: How to Pitch Editors

Happiest Place on Earth: My secret beach in the North Shore on Oahu

Most Overused Phrase: “Seriously?”

What’s in my bag: 11 Lip-glosses (I just counted!)

Stacie Krajchir-Tom is Founder of The Bungalow PR, a boutique lifestyle public relations firm based in Los Angeles.  Her company has orchestrated branded campaigns and national media coverage for clients like Cost Plus World Market, W Hotels, Quiksilver, Roxy, EO, and Sundance Film Festival. Her collective working knowledge of broadcast media combined with extensive entertainment relationships and a well-rounded portfolio of media outlets ensures effective exposure and successful campaigns across all platforms.

As a former television producer with more than 15 years of experience, Stacie brings a unique perspective to the PR space. She has produced a wide range of broadcast media – from a top-rated morning show for NBC, to an Emmy-winning cooking show and various entertainment programs. While working at Extra, she produced all the style, fashion and beauty segments. She also covered major red carpet events and sit-down interviews with some of the industry’s top celebrities and tastemakers. Stacie launched two shows for Style Network: You're Invited, a home entertaining show, and Area, a home design show. She recently produced for the new Ricki Lake Show.

Stacie has successfully parlayed her production experience into an exceptional career as a publicist, integrating herself into the home design, beauty, fashion, action sports and entertainment space. She has secured national media coverage for clients including  top-tier media outlets as Elle, Today Show, Extra, The New York Times, and InTouch Weekl

Chronicle Books published Stacie's first two books, and she is currently working on a new book, Fortyhood. She is an on-air contributing lifestyle/trend expert for various television shows, a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and has been featured in The Washington Post, New York Times, Forbes, Real Simple, Maxim, Esquire and Vanity Fair magazines. Stacie runs a socially responsible company. In 2007, she launched the [Lite green project] which encourages her client and other small businesses to take action and participate in becoming more eco-conscious.

Stacie was born and raised in Guam and Hawaii. She attended UC Berkeley, where she studied Art and Art History. She supports various causes and networks that aim to inspire and empower young women. Stacie serves on the Board of Directors of Step Up Women’s Network Los Angeles. In 2007, she launched The See and Sprout Project, an international youth creative collective and workshop that brings cameras to countries struck by natural disasters. (

Stacie lives in Los Angeles with her husband Kris, who is a renowned vintage surfboard collector, and her son Milo Kekoa, who prefers wearing nothing but “cozy” pants.

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