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Mariesa Kemble
National Media Relations

Mariesa Kemble began working with Merryman Communications in 2013. Mariesa has over 25 years' experience securing award-winning global press coverage for numerous biotechnology, medical diagnostics and medical device companies and the world's pharmaceutical industry giants. Some of these companies include: Abgenix, AGY Therapeutics, Allergan, Amgen, Anesiva, Applied Biosystems, Bausch & Lomb, Bayer, Boston Scientific, Cord Blood Registry, Covidien, CV Therapeutics, diaDexus, eValve, Given Imaging, Genentech, Genomic Health, Glaxo SmithKline, Haemonetics, Harvard Community Health Care, Immune Response Corporation, Intermune, Introgen, Johnson & Johnson, Medivation, Memory Pharmaceuticals, Medtronic, Metabolex, Novacea, Novartis, Oncothyreon, Onyx, Pharmacyclics, Penumbra, Qualcomm Life, Roche Molecular Diagnostics, Scios, Silk Road Medical, Together Rx, TherOx, U.S. Surgical, Visudyne, Virologic, WebMD and XPRIZE Foundation.

Mariesa consistently delivers high-profile press coverage in such media as Newsweek, Time, US News & World Report, Fortune, Forbes,, Bloomberg Business Week, The Economist, Good Morning America, Today, NBC Nightly News, CBS Evening News, 20/20, ABC World News Tonight, The New York Times, The Saturday Evening Post, Financial Times,, The Wall Street Journal, Wired, Fast Company, The Huffington Post, Dateline, CNN, Associated Press, Dow Jones, Bloomberg and Reuters.

Mariesa has earned many awards for her work, including the prestigious Clarion award from Women in Communications, for publishing and editing a newsletter that she founded entitled, "MediaQuest, The Behind-The-Scenes Guide to the National Media." MediaQuest has been used as a teaching tool in some of the top communications graduate programs, including the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.

In addition, she has spearheaded national and international press coverage in public relations campaigns that have brought her repeated Silver Anvil awards for excellence in public relations.

Prior to consulting, Mariesa served as president of Atlantic Communications Group, a full-service media relations agency in Boston, Mass., for eight years.