June 17, 2019

Award-winning Strategic Communications Expert Shawna Seldon McGregor Launches Maverick Public Relations

MG MAGAZINE | DENVER — Shawna Seldon McGregor announced today the formation of Maverick Public Relations, a Denver-based communications consultancy that specializes in biotech, health & wellness, agribusiness, sustainable technologies, renewable energy, associations, media and cannabis industries. “In the ever-evolving worlds of journalism, content creation and marketing, Shawna is an innovative, valued and trusted communications…
March 13, 2019

Top 10 Most Effective Cannabis PR Firms 2019

GREEN MARKET REPORT| 8.) Maverick PR Maverick Public Relations’ mission is to provide big agency expertise with outstanding client service by a seasoned and knowledgeable communications expert. Maverick PR was established by Shawna Seldon McGregor in 2018 after two decades at communications agencies in New York City and Denver. McGregor’s cannabis and hemp experience are…
March 8, 2019

100+ Of The Most Important Women In Weed 2019

GREEN MARKET REPORT | In honor of International Women’s Day, we decided to put together a list of the women in the industry that have collectively moved the industry forward with all of their hard work. As we could not name them all, we would like to thank and celebrate all of the women who…
November 20, 2018

AxisWire Recognizes Cannabis Industry’s Best Publications and Journalist at the First Annual STAR Media Awards

GREEN MARKET REPORT  | LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20, 2018 /AxisWire/ AxisWire, the cannabis industry’s first tech platform designed for cannabis entrepreneurs to expose their brands and cannabis journalists to seek out breaking stories, announced today the official winners of the inaugural STAR Media Awards. "Removing the stigma and reversing the perceptional course of cannabis in…
January 5, 2018

Meet The PR Pros Fighting To End The Stigma Of Cannabis Use

CANNABIS DISPENSARY | Shawna Seldon McGregor is the Senior Vice President of The Rosen Group, a New York-based full-service communications firm that expanded its services into Denver when Colorado voted in favor of recreational cannabis use. How did you get your start in cannabis public relations? I opened the Denver office of The Rosen Group in…
December 14, 2017

Top PR Firms in Cannabis of 2017

CANNABIS INDUSTRY JOURNAL | Established in 1984 and headquartered in New York City, The Rosen Group has been working in cannabis since the inception of adult-use in Colorado to bring cannabis messaging to the national stage, collaborating with mainstream and industry media outlets and working with brands to cement positioning as thought leaders. TRG partners…
June 22, 2017

PR Pros: Shawna McGregor puts Down Roots

MG RETAILER | Someone who understands how to place your brand or story in front of editors and on the best outlets for your markets–they can give you a valuable edge when building your brand. It’s a science. Someone like Shawna McGregor  - University of Florida alum with a B.S. in Public Relations, Advertising and Advanced…
July 1, 2015

Interview: Shawna Seldon McGregor

CULTURE MAGAZINE | Shawna Seldon McGregor | Public Relations Consultant When and how did you become an advocate for cannabis? I have always believed in the power of cannabis, and I have always considered myself a cannabis advocate, but I really started getting involved in the industry when Colorado voters said “yes” to Amendment 64, and the state…