Hastings & Pleadwell has healthy respect for and considerable knowledge of the media.
Barbara Hastings spent 22 years as a reporter and editor with The Honolulu Advertiser and on the Mainland and was a recipient of a Stanford University fellowship for working journalists. She has taught journalism at the college level. Barbra Pleadwell has studied and taught journalism and has a reputation for thoughtful navigation of client relationships with media. Consultant Kayleen Polichetti has international reporting experience.
Local media outlets as well as a national media group have trusted the firm to conduct communication strategies on their behalf.