About The Company
Samantha Crafton Public Relations (SCPR) is a boutique public relations company that provides comprehensive programs and a la carte services to clients across the country. Founded in 2012, SCPR employs a contemporary, results-driven approach to small business marketing. SCPR is an ideal match for business owners and entrepreneurs looking for a PR firm that combines the personal attention of a small agency and the power & reach of a large one. Above all, SCPR has a keen understanding of what it takes to create a successful client-publicist relationship while simultaneously helping the media and general public fall in love with our clients and what they have to offer. SCPR currently has offices in Chicago’s River North neighborhood and in the DuPont Circle area of Washington DC.
About The Founder
Samantha Crafton's foray into public relations and marketing began in 2007 with a stint at a fashion & beauty PR agency in London, UK. While studying abroad during a semester of college, Samantha was invited to participate in an internship at AmaZing PR, Ltd. Under the guidance of industry icon Edwina Wynyard, Samantha learned the ropes of publicity world and quickly fell in love with the work that would eventually become her career. After graduating from the University of Iowa with a B.A. in Communications Studies, Samantha went on to work for some of Chicago's top agencies including Margie Korshak, Inc., Empower Public Relations and Alpaytac Marketing & Communications. In 2012, she moved to Las Vegas to work with some of The Strip's most exciting nightclubs and restaurants including TAO Asian Bistro and TAO Beach at the Venetian Resort & Casino, LAVO Restaurant & Nightclub at the Palazzo Resort & Casino, Marquee Dayclub/Nightclub at The Cosmopolitan and Strip House at Planet Hollywood. Samantha subsequently returned to Chicago to launch SCPR.
Samantha has been featured on CBS 2 Chicago’s “Small Business Pulse,” Medium.com and Voyage Chicago.