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Learn why so many companies are choosing Proven Media as their cannabis marketing agency.

Proven Media is an experienced, full service marketing communications firm serving cannabis license holders, cannabis tech companies and other ancillary cannabis companies since 2014.

The firm specializes in smart communication strategies for fast growing companies, has been named one of the Top 5 Most Powerful Cannabis PR Firms in the country by the Observer, and called Star Makers by NV Magazine.

Our Cannabis PR Agency, with offices in Scottsdale, Arizona and Providence, Rhode Island, combines intelligent, forward thinking staff with established strategic cannabis industry, lifestyle and mainstream media relationships to maximize marketing communication budgets for reputable, trusted companies.

With an esteemed reputation, Proven Media offers a no-nonsense approach for brands, people and companies. With a background in editorial journalism, we know how to craft stories that get picked up and read by a targeted audience.

With a passion for business success, we know how to maximize advertising budgets. From new product and brand launches to investor communications and crisis communications, Proven Media serves private and publicly held companies.

Meet the Team

Named one of the Top 5 Most Powerful Cannabis PR Firms in the country by the Observer,
and called Star Makers by NV Magazine, our team is smart, strategic, and well-rounded.

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Kim Prince

CEO and Founder

A passionate public relations powerhouse, Kim Prince is the founder of Proven Media, bringing more than 20 years of B2B and B2C corporate marketing campaigns to the table. She founded the esteemed “Meet the Cannabis Press” events organization, which brings experts together to explore the journalistic challenges faced in cannabis press coverage. Named a Notable Leader in Cannabis by Green Market Report and one of the Top Most Powerful Women of Cannabis by AZ Business Magazine, Prince makes strong, complex businesses and their visionaries reach their goals through the use of smart and strategic communications. She holds a degree in journalism with an emphasis in advertising from Northern Arizona University.

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Sadie Thompson

Vice President

An accomplished and calculated go-getter, Sadie Thompson started with the firm as a publicity assistant in May, 2021 and quickly rose through the ranks. She brings a sharp and competitive spirit to Proven Media and has played a pivotal role in bolstering the firm’s reputation for excellence. Serving as the point person for all accounts, and the lead of the firm’s publicity team, Thompson proactively approaches all client needs with enthusiasm and creative problem solving. At just 24 years old, Thompson has demonstrated excellence in the public relations field, having been recognized as an Industry Blazer and invited to present as a keynote speaker at a cannabis networking event. Sadie is a Northern Arizona University graduate and holds a dual degree in strategic communications and journalism with an emphasis in advertising.

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Neko Catanzaro

Senior Advisor

Neko is a graduate of Brown University and acts as a senior advisor for the firm’s investor and stakeholder communications. She is the former president of Proven Media. Her work has resulted in international coverage in such prominent news outlets as the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Korea Daily. She is gifted at creating smart, go-to-market strategies and integrated campaigns. She is well respected by journalists in cannabis and mainstream media. Neko maximizes visibility, builds credibility, and drives brand loyalty with strategic plans, resulting in creative, effective, powerful campaigns.

Macey Wolfer

Public Relations Specialist

A journalist and content writer specializing in the growing cannabis industry, Macey Wolfer produces a variety of public relations content for Proven Media’s diverse client roster. Wolfer taps into the heart of clients’ character to effectively share their narrative with their target audience. She previously served as the assistant editor for MJBI, where she stayed on top of the latest cannabis news and trends to write about several of the industry’s best for an international audience. Wolfer holds a B.A. in English with an emphasis on creative writing.

Danielle Baker

Public Relations Specialist

Danielle Baker has more than 20 years of television experience. Having worked in newsrooms in Connecticut and Arizona, she wrapped up her professional broadcast career as the Senior Producer for the lifestyle and entertainment show, Arizona Midday.

Danielle transitioned into Public Relations in 2020 and excels at gaining the attention of local and national media outlets. Her extensive broadcast background, her ability to create “News You Can Use” pitches and to speak “Producer,” give her an edge in getting her message on broadcast and all media platforms.

Danielle is a graduate of New Mexico State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism, with an emphasis on broadcast.

Pearl Stockwell

Associate Creative Director

A determined and highly skilled creative, Pearl Stockwell handles the graphic design, social media, and marketing needs of Proven Media’s clients. A recent graduate of Ringling College of Art & Design in Florida, Stockwell has blossomed in her role at the firm and is quick to take on new design tasks. She is young and tenacious, with a firm grasp on social media trends and design. Her expertise in animation and motion design elevates Proven Media’s marketing and communication efforts to set them apart from the competition.

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