HOME WHAT WE DO WHO WE ARE CONTACT US
Oliande Communications

Partners for nearly three decades, Sylvia Oliande and David Brady are former newspaper reporters offering a unique combination of skills, experience, and insights as Oliande Communications.

WHAT WE DO

We offer a wide range of strategic communication, PR, marketing and editorial services for small- to medium-sized businesses throughout the Los Angeles metro area, including:

Writing, Editing & Proofreading

Media Outreach, Pitching & Email Blasts

Social Media Strategy & Content

Public Affairs & Crisis Communications

Media Training for On-Camera Spokespersons

Collateral Development (Print & Digital)

Creative Ideation & Brainstorming

Multimedia Production (Video/Audio/Podcast)

WHO WE ARE

Southern California natives Sylvia Oliande and David Brady met while undergraduates at California State University, Northridge, where they worked together on the university’s award-winning newspaper, the Daily Sundial. Over the next three decades, the pair has worked steadily with some of the world's most admired brands and organizations, including The Walt Disney Company, the Los Angeles Times, LEGOLAND, The LEGO Group, Give Kids The World Village, and the California State University.

*   *   *

Sylvia Oliande
Sylvia Oliande

Sylvia began her career as a beat reporter for the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Daily News and The Signal, honing her storytelling skills to identify and craft news coverage that would resonate with readers.

Following a move to Central Florida, she shifted to public relations, rising to media relations director during more than a decade at Experience Kissimmee, a destination marketing agency in Orlando-adjacent Osceola County.

Sylvia then served as public relations manager for Give Kids The World Village, a charity vacation resort devoted to fulfilling the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses. Her social media efforts were instrumental in helping the nonprofit exceed its fundraising goals, while news coverage included People magazine, Good Housekeeping, Reader’s Digest, Parents magazine, and Scary Mommy.

*   *   *

David Brady
David Brady

A journalist praised for his versatility and deftness with copy, David worked as a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, online producer for the Orlando Sentinel and copy editor for the Los Angeles Daily News after earning a double-major degree in journalism and filmmaking.

Next he spent more than 14 years with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts in a variety of communication roles, including PR, social media, and internal communications. David served as PR manager for Walt Disney World Resort, where he produced and hosted its first podcast, as well as the first podcast for starwars.com, in collaboration with Lucasfilm. He also served on the grand opening task force for Hong Kong Disneyland, led social media efforts for the launch of the Disney Dream cruise ship, and worked as senior writer for Eyes & Ears, a biweekly magazine for Walt Disney World employees.

At LEGOLAND Florida Resort, David led a team in developing strategic communication plans, crisis communications, and social media content, as well as PR stunts and grand openings, including live broadcasts, celebrity red carpets, and a satellite media tour. Coverage included USA TODAY, NBC’s “Today” Show, New York Times, Boston Globe, Fox Business Network, ABC News, NBC Sports, FOX Sports, and Parents magazine.

Since 2021, David has hosted Inland Empire Alive!, a public affairs talk show covering Southern California's San Bernardino and Riverside counties. The award-winning TV program is produced by videoFP in association with the City of San Bernardino's Inland Empire Media Group.

CONTACT US

contact@oliande.com
7211 Haven Ave., E-115
Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. 91701