O’Neal MediaServices for Authors is a company dedicated to assisting authors through the writing, publishing, and marketing process via key offerings. Founder, Jackie O’Neal has been an executive literary publicist for several years and managed numerous book marketing campaigns for fiction and non-fiction authors as the President of O’Neal Media Group.
Recently, she expanded her practice by offfering author services especially for authors in different stages of the journey and who need assistance with writing, publishing, and marketing.
Jackie O’Neal says, “Clients that have hired me as their publicist, say I deliver value and enhance market recognition, increase visibility, and meet specific public relations goals, and most important of all- get results by focusing enthusiastically on client needs while delivering 110% because I walk many extra miles to assist you achieve your goals through strategic planning and creation of a comprehensive communications plan.”
“A change catalyst, hands-on doer, advocate and storyteller, clients who have worked with me also affirm I’m diligent and fearless, representing their interests in the utmost professional manner”.
As a reporter O’Neal has been a regular contributor to the award-winning The Press of Atlantic City, and The New York Amsterdam News. Her stories and commentary both print and broadcast have appeared on NPR- 51% The Women’s Persepective, CBS Radio, Book Talk- Artists First Radio Network among others.
“Organizations that have hired me to write feature stories point out my ability to filter through developments often going back months, connect with the parties involved (for the most part, located across the world), and produce a heartwarming and vivid story is impressive. My news stories have been published on various online platforms, most notably, on the Huffington Post. Clients say my writing talent has expanded and strengthened their voice in the community.”
She holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College
Industry Expertise (3)
Public Relations and Communications
Areas of Expertise (3)
Hunter College of the City of New York: BA, English 1990
Graduated cum laude
Sarah Lawrence College: MFA, Writing 1994
- Women's National Book Association
- Alum -Sarah Lawrence Writing Program
Sample Talks (1)
Why Virtual Books Tours Increase An Author’s Visibility For Years To Come
One of the powerful benefits of virtual book tours includes raising search engine rankings- very important- in a world where being number 1 on Google, is an indicator of high visibility and that one has been “found” by a target audience easily! The talk includes how to undertake a virtual book tour.
- Workshop Leader
- Author Appearance