Audrey Doherty is the principal of Chemistry PR. With nearly twenty years of public relations and marketing experience, Audrey has established strong credentials in strategic planning, media relations, social media, marketing, business-to-business, promotions, sponsorships and special events.
Audrey’s industry experience encompasses commercial and residential real estate, travel, restaurants, consumer products and services, architecture and interior design. Her recent client list Includes top brands including: Aventine, Andaz San Diego, Hyatt Regency La Jolla, Marriott La Jolla, Marriott Del Mar, Waste Management of Southern California, Barona Resort & Casino, DPR Construction, KMA Architecture & Engineering, BOMA San Diego, Mister A’s, Mille Fleurs, and National University.
She also serves as the Executive Director of the San Diego Building Owners & Managers Association, the leading voice of commercial real estate in San Diego. As executive director, she manages public relations and marketing, membership services, community outreach and special events planning for more than two dozen commercial real estate events and educational programs annually.
Audrey is the recipient of numerous Silver Bernays Awards from the Public Relations Society of America, San Diego Chapter including Best Consumer Service Launch, Best Creative Tactic, Best Institutional Program, Best Travel, Tourism and Hospitality B2B Program and Best Public Affairs Program.
A published author, her articles about real estate and hospitality issues and trends have appeared in the San Diego Business Journal and The Daily Transcript, and she has appeared as a spokesperson on many television news programs including NBC 7/39, KUSI, KGTV, KFMB and FOX 6 News.
Prior to launching Chemistry PR, Audrey served as an account manager in the public relations Division of Stoorza Communications. She has also worked as a public relations consultant for Sierra On-Line, Showtime Networks, Inc., Saban Entertainment and Warner Vision.
While at Murphy/O’Brien Communications in Los Angeles, Audrey developed and implemented national spokesperson media tours, press trips, print and broadcast promotions and special events for a roster of travel, restaurant, and consumer product and lifestyle clients including the Carmel Business Association (Carmel-by-the-Sea), Nestlé, The Peninsula Group Hotels, Wailea Destination Association and Renaissance Hotels and Resorts. Her public relations career began at Rogers & Associates where her clients included VCRPlus+, DirecTV and Atari Games Corp.
Audrey earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies from the University of California Los Angeles. She is a past President of the Public Relations Society of America, San Diego Chapter and serves on the Advisory Board of the Center for Community Solutions.