LOS ANGELES—Maggie Gallant, founder of Spotlight Communications, a lifestyle and entertainment public relations and event planning firm, has joined global entertainment public relations and marketing agency Rogers & Cowan as senior vice president. Gallant will be based in the agency’s New York office and report directly to chief executive Tom Tardio.
Gallant brings her firm’s staff and its client roster into Rogers & Cowan. Spotlight has provided services to some of the country’s top media and other brands, including Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, Lifetime Television, Hearst Magazines, Harper Collins, OkCupid.com, Julien Farel, Dasani and Clif Bar.
Gallant founded Spotlight in 2001, specializing in media relations and event planning for entertainment and lifestyle clients. Prior to launching Spotlight, she wrote for USA Weekend Magazine focusing on trend and pop culture stories.