Joining Marino in 2018, Blair Dawson is the day to day lead on the Lifestyle team. Bringing a host of food, beverage, hospitality, and retail experience with her, Blair is known for her creative planning, nimble execution, and understanding of the vast media landscape, resulting in meaningful placements for her clients.
Driving the strategy of both household names as well as new-to-market clients, Blair is adept at finding solutions to adapt to all communication needs. With past and present clients including Chelsea Market, Industry City, Bono Olive Oil, W Hotels Worldwide, Ocean Prime, MILK Ice Cream, Rosé All Day, Hotel Hugo, and more, she has placed stories in top outlets including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Post, People Magazine, Forbes, Refinery29, Cosmopolitan, Live With Regis & Kelly, New York Daily News, Eater, Buzzfeed, Departures, Us Magazine, OK! Magazine, Business Insider, Women’s Wear Daily, Thrillist, Bustle, Eating Well, Food Network, New York Magazine, and countless more.
Blair also works closely with the Marino digital team. As PR expands evermore rapidly, she continues to learn the newest landscapes and platforms while following the truly influential, and also working with celebrity publicists and agents for partnership opportunities.
A Westchester native, Blair graduated from SUNY New Paltz and moved directly to Brooklyn where she has not left and currently lives with her partner. You can find her most nights trying a new restaurant and ordering the burrata.