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Katie Brand Communications is committed to helping small businesses, musicians and independent contractors reach their online marketing goals and achieve growth. 

We take the stress out of marketing your business, so you can run it.

Katie Brandenburger
Founder, Copywriter & Social Media Specialist

A passion for writing and appetite for excellence has turned Katie into a multi-faceted writer, social media specialist and marketing professional. She has a Certification in Social Marketing from Hootsuite Academy, and has worked in the social media world for seven years. 

Creative writing, social media marketing and project management are a few of Katie's specialties.

Some highlights from her career include:

  • Two-time guest speaker as a social media marketing expert at Chapman University

  • Public relations and communications professional at The Walt Disney Company

  • Freelance writer, consultant and social media specialist 

Want to learn more? Connect with Katie on LinkedIn.

Alex Hurtado
Consultant &
Social Media Strategist

Alex is a talented social media strategist, research guru and writer. She has a sharp eye for detail and a knack for creating effective social media campaigns and writing compelling content.

Alex remotely commutes from the beautiful island of Oahu, HI, and her "Aloha" attitude during a deadline-driven assignment is captivating. 


Alex's previous experience includes roles with Newport Beach Film Festival, Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau, Mobi PCS and Hawaii's Better Business Bureau. 

Want to learn more? Connect with Alex on LinkedIn.

Tessa Schutz
Production Consultant & Project Manager


As a video and photography professional, Tessa’s creative eye and work ethic are unsurpassed. She is our go-to expert to enhance marketing and social media campaigns, and her attention to detail turns ordinary products into award-winning productions.  


Her specialties include project management, video production, photography, marketing and analytics.

Some of her past work and qualifications include:

  • Owner of Kranbox, a professional video and photography company

  • Print and web advertising, direct and email marketing 

  • Award-winning marketing campaigns

  • Project management

Want to learn more? Connect with Tessa on LinkedIn.


Intern Needed!

Student who can receive college credit preferred

If you or someone you know is looking for an internship in a fun, fast-paced environment with the possibility of telecommuting, please send a cover letter with your qualifications and resume to with the subject line: "Internship at KBC." We're looking for someone with: 

  • A great working knowledge of Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn 

  • A positive attitude who can work well both on their own or in a group setting

  • A high level of interest in social media, communications, marketing and/or public relations 

  • Creative writing skills and a quick wit 

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