A team of smart, savvy and experienced PR consultants to help you achieve your business goals.

We’ve turned our back on the traditional PR agency model and established an experienced team who can deliver on your requirements every time.
Jocelyn Hunter

Jocelyn Hunter founded BENCH PR in 2008 and has built the business into one of Australia’s most respected tech PR consultancies. She has provided counsel to national and international clients on a wide range of issues over the past 20 years and is a mentor for the female entrepreneur program Inspiring Rare Birds.


Michelle has over twenty years of international PR experience. Originally from Singapore, Michelle came to Melbourne in 1993 to study journalism at RMIT. She has worked for PR agencies such as Burson Marstellar, Porter Novelli, Brodeur and Fleishmann-Hillard. Client experience includes Pronto Software, NEC, Novell, Trend Micro and Zerto.


Kathryn joined BENCH PR in 2012 and has over sixteen years of PR experience in the IT, retail, property, government and human resource sectors. Before joining BENCH PR, Kathryn was a Director and Senior Consultant at PR agencies Odessa PR, Jump PR and Socom. Client experience includes Vend, SAP Hybris, 90 Seconds and Zoom2u.


Kimberley is our social media expert. She develops and implements social media strategies for our clients and ensures they are integrated into our PR programs. Kimberley is passionate about connecting our clients with their audiences and using social media to grow their online presence. Client experience includes Tintri, Trend Micro, Affix and Skillsoft.


Anna joined BENCH PR in 2016 and has 12 years of PR experience. She has worked for tech companies including Eventbrite, Invoice2go, Upwork, Surveymonkey, Dropbox, Braintree and OzForex. Anna has a Masters in Journalism and has worked for both PR agencies in Australia and the U.S.

Melissa Mack is a former journalist and has also spent a number of years working in PR agencies. She was previously head of communications for a fast growth fintech company in Melbourne.

Min Chow has deep agency side experience having been involved in local and multi-market campaigns for technology, corporate, healthcare and consumer brands across ANZ and APAC. She joined BENCH in 2020 having previously worked at leading PR agencies including Text 100, Weber Shandwick and Lewis PR.

Ellie Williams

Ellie Williams joined BENCH in 2017, having previously been the PR Manager for Dry July Australia. Originally from the UK, Ellie has over 13 years’ PR experience having worked for leading tech PR agencies in the UK and Australia, including Howorth, Ogilvy’s tech PR agency Brands2Life and Goode International. Client experience includes Zendesk, Gooroo and Skillsoft.

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