Meet The Team

Lisa Barnes

M: 0417 366 081

Director
As co-founder of Kabuku PR, Lisa is passionate about delivering successful results for the agency’s clients. She does so by drawing on over ten years of publicity experience and during that time, working with a diverse cross range of clients – everything from the arts and not-for-profits to major events and corporates. Lisa has a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Public Relations and in her spare time, is a producer for a weekly arts radio program.

Belinda Dyer

M: 0415 686 014

Director
Belinda has more than a decade of experience in arts and entertainment publicity, both in-house and in an agency environment. Over this time she has managed both publicity and promotional campaigns for a broad range of arts and entertainment organisations, cultural events and films. Prior to establishing Kabuku PR, Belinda was national publicist for Icon Film Distribution, managing the publicity and promotions for theatrical film releases including Slumdog Millionaire, A Single Man, Nowhere Boy, In Bruges and Fame. Belinda has a BA (Communications) and a Grad. Dip. of Arts Management from the Australian Institute of Music and Sydney Opera House.

Marissa Giannone

M: 0421 801 929

Senior Publicist
After studying a Bachelor of Communication, majoring in Public Relations, Marissa gained extensive publicity experience in both the entertainment and lifestyle sectors. Most recently, Marissa embraced her love of digital media and content creation, moving to New York City to co-create and produce a web series. Results driven, Marissa is passionate about her clients and always goes the extra-mile. In her spare time, Marissa enjoys exploring Sydney's melting pot of entertainment.

Alannah Maher

M: 0423 066 170

Publicist
Alannah has a wide range of media experience and a passion for all things creative. Starting out in journalism after studying a Bachelor of Communications, Alannah first embedded herself in Sydney’s arts and entertainment scene as a reporter, editor and critic. All the while she has built up her skills and know-how in publicity and marketing in Sydney’s dynamic and innovative start-up industry. In her spare time, Alannah scopes out as much theatre and art as she can while eating and drinking her way across Sydney and taking style cues from drag queens!