Unfolding Communications is a marketing and public relations firm founded in 2003 in the New York Metro. Since 2005, we have served clients nationally from Lincoln, Nebraska.
Our team has led hundreds of strategic public relations campaigns to launch bestselling books, international nonprofits, award-winning products, national show homes, start-up companies, and lifestyle trends across North America. We know exactly what it takes to build a brand and to connect with target audiences.
We're dedicated to helping you. Tell us your story. We'll share it with the world.
We see clients as partners, which means we listen to you and work with your team to develop a communications strategy, manage programs and craft tactics to achieve your short-term and long-term goals.
In all we do, we strive to deliver the best value for your budget, and do it with accountability, accuracy, honesty and integrity.
Owner and principal Linda Stephen has more than 15 years of public relations experience on five continents for book and magazine publishers, multinational corporations, Fortune 500s, authors, conferences, artists, manufacturers, United Nations agencies, and local and national nonprofits.
She is a strategic planner with an eye for detail and the flexibility to capture new possibilities. A former teacher, coach and manufacturing manager, Stephen communicates clearly and effectively with team members and external audiences.
Her media relations work has garnered thousands of positive features for her clients in top media such as The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Time, The Chicago Tribune, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, CNN, NPR, BBC, NHK, and The New York Times.
She presents workshops in Lincoln and around the country on publicity tips for entrepreneurs, artists, illustrators and authors.
Linda is fluent in Japanese and holds an M.A. in international journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia. A former university cross-country running team captain with a 2nd degree black belt in the martial art Shorinji Kempo, Linda is willing to go the distance for her clients.
Linda is an active leader in Lincoln, Nebraska, volunteering more than 300 hours a year. Her service includes Seniors Foundation Board of Directors (Keystone Award event committee and marketing committee) to support local senior centers, Scouts BSA Troop 25 Boys and Troop 25 Girls' board member, merit badge counselor and Salt Valley District Roundtable representative, Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska artVenture volunteer artist, Lincoln Artists Guild (past publicity chair), Lincoln Public Schools (past writing tutor, artist in residence, PTO, Gifted rep), Mayor's Environmental Task Force (transportation committee), National Parks Service (Homestead National Monument), Lincoln 55 Plus (book reviewer) and more.
An award-winning visual artist with artworks in public and private collections around the world, Linda presents workshops across the country on Japanese paper arts, origami (paper folding) and design thinking. See a gallery of her intricate origami landscapes here. In 2020, Handersen Publishing published her children's picture book The Day We Went to the Park, which features more than 1,000 of her origami sculptures. It is available anywhere books are sold. Signed copies available at TheDayWeWenttothePark.com.
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