AboutBlueIvyCommunications was founded in 2011 by Melissa Perlman. Melissa, a Boca Raton, Florida resident, created BlueIvyCommunications to help small and medium-sized businesses, non-profit organizations and entrepreneurs achieve their goals through successful public relations, strategic communications and good writing. Melissa’s expertise includes: writing and editing; content development for websites, brochures and newsletters; composing press releases; and media pitching. Melissa graduated from Brown University with a B.A. degree in Expository Writing. After spending time writing and producing for various television and print media outlets in New York City, New England and South Florida, Melissa joined Office Depot’s corporate communications team based at the Company’s global headquarters. She spent the next seven years honing her skills, including managing Office Depot’s communications and PR programs for all North American Retail Stores, Environmental Sustainability, Women’s Marketing, Diversity and Business Continuity. Melissa has secured hundreds of news articles and features in various national, local and trade media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, Fortune Magazine, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Miami Herald, Palm Beach Post, Chain Store Age Magazine, Stores Magazine, DiversityBusiness.com, and more. Melissa was recognized twice by PRNews, the premiere magazine in the public relations industry, as a PR Professional to watch.