Andrea Burnett

Andrea Burnett - Publicist

Richmond, CA, United States

Lifestyle publicity expert, lover of all things food, film, fashion, art & design. 25 yrs in the publishing world.

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I have over 25 years of creative and innovative public relations, corporate communications and marketing experience in the B2C space. I create highly visible and successful campaigns for some of the biggest consumer brands today. With a robust background in publishing, I have worked with top tier book publishers including Chronicle Books, Hay House, Insight editions, Peter Pauper Press, Quirk Books, Simon & Schuster, Sterling, Williams-Sonoma, Weldon Owen, Workman, and many more. I've also worked with authors in virtually every artistic discipline and boast an impressive list of media contacts. I offer comprehensive consulting services to boutique publishers and new author "boot camps" tailored to fit your needs.
Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits
DIY & Crafts
Parenting & Families
Picture Books

Work experience

Director of PR

Chronicle Books
January, 2003 – January, 2007 (about 4 years)

In this role, I was responsible for media relations, publicity and internal & external communications for the Chronicle Books brand and specific key titles. I lead and managed the publicity department, building and fostering collaborative relationships with the marketing team and other key internal partners. I also worked closely with the Executive Marketing Director and senior management in building Chronicle Books corporate image and profile.


Andrea Burnett Public Relations
January, 2001 – Present (about 22 years)

I have 20 years of creative and innovative public relations, corporate communications and marketing experience in the B2C space. I have expertise in creating highly visible and successful media relations and marketing campaigns for some of the biggest consumer brands today. I also have an extensive Rolodex of key media contacts including The Today Show, Good Morning America, Oprah, Rachel Ray, Martha Stewart, People Magazine and many more.

I am a seasoned candidate with over 15 years of progressive management and staff development experience. As a PR professional and consultant, I have revolutionized publicity and marketing departments for a number of consumer product companies, streamlining systems, incorporating useful sales data and information tools, designing and implementing results measurement tools and garnering media coverage increases of up to 300%.


LAIR: Radical Homes and Hideouts of Movie Villains

A HUGE SUCCESS! This International book launch included exclusive panel discussions and media-only events in LA and NYC, a national book tour in 5 cities, and domestic and international press outreach. Hits included NYT, Architectural Digest (USA, Italy, Germany, Switzerland), ELLE Decor, Hollywood Reporter, Hunker, Curbed, Design Boom, Publisher's Weekly, and dozens more. The book achieved numerous awards and the book continues to garner press every month since.

Heroes: A Tribute by Doug Meyer

This national book campaign was timed with LGBTQ+ Pride month and included a multi-city book tour, broadcast, print and online media coverage. Media hits included CBS, Architectural Digest, NYT Style Magazine, The Advocate, Art for Your Ears Podcast and much more.

Portfolio (19 selected works)

Season: Wine Country Food, Farming, & Friends

Wangler, Justin, Shepos Cenami, Tracey

Lair: Radical Homes and Hideouts of Movie Villains (More...)

Oppenheim, Gollin, Fueyo, Mann, Frayling, Rosa, Murphy, Valys

The New Kosher

Kushner, Kim

The Way We Cook (Saveur): Portraits of Home Cooks Around the World

James Oseland, Penny De Los Santos, Andre Baranowski, Ariana Lindquist, Todd Coleman, Francine Prose

Heroes: A Tribute,Trade Edition

Meyer, Doug, Dunlop, Beth, Roskams, Mark

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