Dolce Vita PR is a value-driven public relations firm that makes good businesses look their best.


Dolce Vita PR provides the highest quality results a PR campaign can offer. We take pride in understanding our client’s goals and exceeding expectations by providing valuable results that are measurable. We position our clients as leaders in their industry with added credibility and awareness in all respects. Our diverse experience in a vast array of industries and keen knowledge of public relations sets us apart with a superior understanding for success. We make good businesses look their best and we aren’t pleased until our clients are. That is our existence and the path to living the sweetest life.


Dolce Vita PR is a boutique PR firm that offers a wide range of PR services.  These services will typically be used by consumer-facing brands that are looking to increase awareness, add credibility, and improve their public image. 


Media Relations

The bulk of Dolce Vita PR’s focus is leveraging existing and cultivating new relationships among the media to secure meaningful coverage in top-tier publications. Media outreach includes distribution of pitch letters, press releases and story requests to a hand selected media contacts. We call, text, email, tweet and meet with media contacts consistently in order to be in the know of their beats and topics.


Influencer Relations

This service includes managing the development of relationships via research and personalized outreach with those deemed influential. Influencers can be bloggers, or journalists, celebrities or just people who are highly regarded in our social circles, marketplaces or industries.


Content Creation

These services will assist in creating content and ensuring messaging is aligned across all platforms including company blog posts, website content, press releases, PR & marketing materials, thought leadership, bylined articles, etc.


Panel & Award Opportunities

These services will help determine which industry opportunities are best suited for the client. We will assist in the research and submission process, as well as attend any key events to provide added support and media wranglings. 


On-site Staffing

In-person assistance at trade shows or networking events to leverage media opportunities and create a bigger presence for the client will be offered with an additional out-of-pocket expense approved and paid for by the client prior to travel.





Our experience touches on a range of industries, including beauty & fashion, food, fitness, home decor, consumer electronics, smart home, music, family & parenting, renewable energy, among others. 


Why Dolce Vita?

Small firm with highly personalized communication and flexibility

Diverse industry experience

Valuable results that are measurable

Measure our results on value and quality, not quantity

Flexible contracts and affordable pricing


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About Dolce Vita

Born and raised in San Diego, CA, Founder & CEO Gisela Michan Donnell is a Loyola Marymount University graduate with a B.A. in Business Marketing. She has worked in PR since the day she graduated and has acquired a solid seven years of experience working with a vast array of clients in different industries.

Gisela began her career at an entertainment PR firm in Los Angeles where she spent two years working with both corporate and talent clients. In 2011, Gisela joined BAM Communications where she remained for six years as an Account Manager working with a number of emerging, successfully funded startups. Now, Gisela has fulfilled her dream of launching her own firm, Dolce Vita PR, where she brings several years of experience across multiple industries to deliver the most valuable PR campaigns possible.


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