Our People

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We’re proud of our unique team whose united core values and unparalleled skills bring exceptional value for our clients.

Portrait illustration of Lisa Dallos

Lisa Dallos

CEO

Lisa Dallos has spent more than two decades providing media strategy, production, reputation management, crisis communications and consulting to some of the world’s best brands and most respected companies. She has directed communications for major media brands, including GQ, Us Weekly, and George magazines. In the TV industry, she has been director of public relations for CNN’s Washington Bureau, led publicity and produced programming for MSNBC, and was a guest producer for The Daily Show’s Indecision 2000. Before founding High10, Lisa was CEO of Freud Communications New York. She is a member of the national advisory board of DonorsChoose.org.

lisa@high10media.com
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Evan Strome

President

Evan Strome is a media executive with twenty years of experience in media production, advertising, and management. Evan has been Vice President of Two River Pictures, where he managed projects for clients like Food Network, HGTV, Discovery Networks, and SIRIUS Satellite, and secured development deals with networks like Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), Cooking Channel and TruTV. Evan is also an expert in developing brand content. He has created ads, TV spots, short films, documentaries, digital content, and feature films for Microsoft, Heavy.com, Discovery Channel and Comedy Central, among others.

evan@high10media.com
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Beau Bernstein

Executive Vice President

As a Marketing and Sales executive, Beau has devised strategies and tactics for mission driven brands that encompass every aspect of a product or campaign lifecycle including research and analysis, strategy, positioning, branding, sales, product development and manufacturing, communications and media campaigns, e-commerce and social media management.
An avid student of Japanese language, design and aesthetics, Beau spent five years studying traditional art and music in Kyoto, Japan. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design and his paintings have been shown at the Fischbach Gallery in New York and Art Basel, Miami.

beau@high10media.com
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Amanda Alix

Senior Vice President, Client Services

Amanda Alix brings a wide range of experience to High10 Media, having worked with brands in a variety of industries, including film, television, publishing, education, nonprofit, consumer magazines, and events. Prior to joining High10, Amanda worked at Scholastic Inc., where she managed corporate-wide campaigns and special projects, and Paramount Vantage, where she worked on awards campaigns for several of the studio’s critically acclaimed films, including There Will be Blood and Into the Wild. She also specializes in social media strategy and blogger outreach, and her #findamanda Twitter campaign was singled out in PR Week for its innovative approach. Amanda was named one of PR News’ “15 to Watch” in 2010.

amanda@high10media.com
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Ed James

Senior Vice President

James, whose industry expertise ranges from lifestyle to entertainment to luxury goods, business, technology, non-profit and crisis management, joins High10 Media from CHQ Media, where he led projects for clients including Toyota, VH1 Save the Music, Guitar Center, Roland, 3M, Lucky Strike Entertainment, The John Lennon Bus, Bowers & Wilkins, NAMM, Ernie Ball and FLOOD Magazine.

Before CHQ, James founded and served as president of Cornerstone Public Relations, where he worked on projects for HBO, Pepsi, Microsoft, Diageo, Turner Broadcasting, Mountain Dew, BitTorrent, TDK, Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Converse, Reader’s Digest, Red Stripe, Bushmills, Nike, Jose Cuervo, Crown Royal and Kia.

ed@high10media.com
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Erin Haworth

Senior Vice President

Erin Haworth is a seasoned communications professional with a passion for media. She has worked at top magazine media companies Time Inc. and Rodale, managing the public relations strategy for leading consumer brands including Cooking Light, Real Simple and Women’s Health. With more than a decade of experience, Erin has an extensive background in strategy, media relations and events, with a proven track record of generating positive press coverage in national outlets across all platforms. Most recently, Erin was the Director of Corporate Communications at Time Inc. where she worked closely with the executive leadership team to drive the Time Inc. transformation narrative to external and internal audiences. Erin is a graduate of Rutgers College with a BA in Communications.

erin@high10media.com
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Kaitlyn Kurosky

Senior Director, Editorial

Kaitlyn Kurosky is a media professional with a background in advertising sales and local news. Prior to joining High10, Kaitlyn spent two years in Los Angeles at Univision Communications, Inc. While in Network Sales at Univision, she worked with a diverse list of major studio, retail and automotive brands. Kaitlyn began her career in journalism, writing and copy editing for Gannett-owned daily newspapers in New York state. Other stops along the way include AOL Media and Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. She is a graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia.

kaitlyn@high10media.com
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Ian Guss

Senior Account Director

Ian is a Senior Account Director at High10 Media with more than 10 years of communications experience. He has worked with many recognizable brands over the years within the consumer tech, gaming, sports & entertainment and CPG industries. He has experience leading client communications, drafting strategic plans, coordinating appearances at industry and consumer facing events, in addition to ongoing media relations. Ian is a graduate of Brandeis University and earned his master's degree from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University.

ian@high10media.com
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Erin Freilich

Senior Account Executive

Erin is a Senior Account Executive with a passion for pop culture, politics and fashion. She earned a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in the Business and Liberal Arts Honors Program from the Macaulay Honors College at Queens College, CUNY. While pursuing her degree, Erin developed critical public relations skills at The Narrative Group and gained valuable experience in the fashion world at Wilhelmina.

erin.f@high10media.com
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Kayla Ibe

Account Executive

Kayla is an Account Executive who loves animals, pizza, and pop culture, in that order. After graduating with a degree from the School of Media Arts & Design at James Madison University, she moved to New York and found her footing in PR at Tina Thomson Communications and is now expanding in multiple areas of strategic learning at High10. When Kayla is not working, she is likely to be found hanging out with a dog somewhere or relaxing at her house on the Jersey Shore.

kayla@high10media.com
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Lauren Seewald

Account Coordinator

Lauren is an Account Coordinator with a passion for entertainment, travel and fashion. Lauren earned her B.S. in Public Relations and her M.S. in Management simultaneously from the University of Florida. While completing her two degrees, Lauren gained essential public relations skills through her internships at Atlantic Records in Los Angeles, People’s Revolution in NYC and Merit Mile in South Florida. When Lauren is not working you can be sure to find her spending time with her family, discovering new music or exploring her new home in NYC.

lauren.s@high10media.com
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Emily Hodgkins

Executive Assistant

Emily is an Executive Assistant who has completed internships at NBCUniversal and WCVB Boston, and studied Television Writing & Production and Communications at University of Massachusetts. Prior to joining High10 Media, Emily worked in entertainment PR. She loves comedy, music, and cheese boards.

emily@high10media.com

Our

people

We’re proud of our unique team whose united core values and unparalleled skills bring exceptional value for our clients.

Lisa Dallos

CEO

Lisa Dallos has spent more than two decades providing media strategy, production, reputation management, crisis communications and consulting to some of the world’s best brands and most respected companies. She has directed communications for major media brands, including GQ, Us Weekly, and Georgemagazines. In the TV industry, she has been director of public relations for CNN’s Washington Bureau, led publicity and produced programming for MSNBC, and was a guest producer for The Daily Show’s Indecision 2000. Before founding High10, Lisa was CEO of Freud Communications New York. She is a member of the national advisory board of DonorsChoose.org.


lisa@high10media.com

Evan Strome

President

Evan Strome is a media executive with twenty years of experience in media production, advertising, and management. Evan has been Vice President of Two River Pictures, where he managed projects for clients like Food Network, HGTV, Discovery Networks, and SIRIUS Satellite, and secured development deals with networks like Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), Cooking Channel and TruTV. Evan is also an expert in developing brand content. He has created ads, TV spots, short films, documentaries, digital content, and feature films for Microsoft, Heavy.com, Discovery Channel and Comedy Central, among others.


evan@high10media.com

Beau Bernstein

Executive Vice President

As a Marketing and Sales executive, Beau has devised strategies and tactics for mission driven brands that encompass every aspect of a product or campaign lifecycle including research and analysis, strategy, positioning, branding, sales, product development and manufacturing, communications and media campaigns, e-commerce and social media management. An avid student of Japanese language, design and aesthetics, Beau spent five years studying traditional art and music in Kyoto, Japan. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design and his paintings have been shown at the Fischbach Gallery in New York and Art Basel, Miami.


beau@high10media.com

Amanda Alix

Senior Vice President, Client Services

Amanda Alix brings a wide range of experience to High10 Media, having worked with brands in a variety of industries, including film, television, publishing, education, nonprofit, consumer magazines, and events. Prior to joining High10, Amanda worked at Scholastic Inc., where she managed corporate-wide campaigns and special projects, and Paramount Vantage, where she worked on awards campaigns for several of the studio’s critically acclaimed films, including There Will be Blood and Into the Wild. She also specializes in social media strategy and blogger outreach, and her #findamanda Twitter campaign was singled out in PR Weekfor its innovative approach. Amanda was named one of PR News’ “15 to Watch” in 2010.


amanda@high10media.com

Ed James

Senior Vice President

James, whose industry expertise ranges from lifestyle to entertainment to luxury goods, business, technology, non-profit and crisis management, joins High10 Media from CHQ Media, where he led projects for clients including Toyota, VH1 Save the Music, Guitar Center, Roland, 3M, Lucky Strike Entertainment, The John Lennon Bus, Bowers & Wilkins, NAMM, Ernie Ball and FLOOD Magazine. Before CHQ, James founded and served as president of Cornerstone Public Relations, where he worked on projects for HBO, Pepsi, Microsoft, Diageo, Turner Broadcasting, Mountain Dew, BitTorrent, TDK, Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Converse, Reader’s Digest, Red Stripe, Bushmills, Nike, Jose Cuervo, Crown Royal and Kia.


ed@high10media.com

Erin Haworth

Vice President

Erin Haworth is a seasoned communications professional with a passion for media. She has worked at top magazine media companies Time Inc. and Rodale, managing the public relations strategy for leading consumer brands including Cooking Light, Real Simple and Women’s Health. With more than a decade of experience, Erin has an extensive background in strategy, media relations and events, with a proven track record of generating positive press coverage in national outlets across all platforms. Most recently, Erin was the Director of Corporate Communications at Time Inc. where she worked closely with the executive leadership team to drive the Time Inc. transformation narrative to external and internal audiences. Erin is a graduate of Rutgers College with a BA in Communications.


erin@high10media.com

Kaitlyn Kurosky

Senior Director, Editorial

Kaitlyn Kurosky is a media professional with a background in advertising sales and local news. Prior to joining High10, Kaitlyn spent two years in Los Angeles at Univision Communications, Inc. While in Network Sales at Univision, she worked with a diverse list of major studio, retail and automotive brands. Kaitlyn began her career in journalism, writing and copy editing for Gannett-owned daily newspapers in New York state. Other stops along the way include AOL Media and Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. She is a graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia.


kaitlyn@high10media.com

Ian Guss

Senior Account Director

Ian is a Senior Account Director at High10 Media with more than 10 years of communications experience. He has worked with many recognizable brands over the years within the consumer tech, gaming, sports & entertainment and CPG industries. He has experience leading client communications, drafting strategic plans, coordinating appearances at industry and consumer facing events, in addition to ongoing media relations. Ian is a graduate of Brandeis University and earned his master's degree from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University.


ian@high10media.com

Erin Freilich

Account Director

Erin is an Account Director with a passion for entertainment, music, politics and fashion. She earned a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in the Business and Liberal Arts Honors Program from the Macaulay Honors College at Queens College, CUNY. While pursuing her degree, Erin developed critical public relations skills at The Narrative Group and gained valuable experience in the fashion world at Wilhelmina. She is also a graduate of Fordham's Gabelli School of Business with a Masters in Strategic Marketing and Communications.


erin.f@high10media.com

Kayla Ibe

Account Executive

Kayla is an Account Executive who loves animals, pizza, and pop culture, in that order. After graduating with a degree from the School of Media Arts & Design at James Madison University, she moved to New York and found her footing in PR at Tina Thomson Communications and is now expanding in multiple areas of strategic learning at High10. When Kayla is not working, she is likely to be found hanging out with a dog somewhere or relaxing at her house on the Jersey Shore.


kayla@high10media.com

Lauren Seewald

Account Coordinator

Lauren is an Account Coordinator with a passion for entertainment, travel and fashion. Lauren earned her B.S. in Public Relations and her M.S. in Management simultaneously from the University of Florida. While completing her two degrees, Lauren gained essential public relations skills through her internships at Atlantic Records in Los Angeles, People’s Revolution in NYC and Merit Mile in South Florida. When Lauren is not working you can be sure to find her spending time with her family, discovering new music or exploring her new home in NYC.


lauren.s@high10media.com

Emily Hodgkins

Account Coordinator

Emily is an Account Coordinator who has completed internships at NBCUniversal and WCVB Boston, and studied Television Writing & Production and Communications at University of Massachusetts. Prior to joining High10 Media, Emily worked in entertainment PR. She loves comedy, music, and cheese boards.


emily@high10media.com