ILDK Media is a full-service boutique public relations agency specializing in Entertainment PR, Special Events, Film/TV/Streaming Premieres, Media Relations and Creative Digital Strategy.
Celebrating nearly 20 years of successful PR campaigns, ILDK Media has been delivering measurable media results for a wide array of clients in the US and around the globe (France, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Australia, Canada and The Middle East.)
ILDK Media keeps pushing boundaries and breaking the mold giving Filmmakers, Actors, Fashion Designers, Authors, Singers/Musicians, Event Producers, Entrepreneurs and other creative communities a global spotlight.
ILDK Media's PR campaigns have been leading the mainstream headlines making front-page news in such media institutions as Forbes, LA Times, NBC.com, NY Times, CNN, Fox News, The Advocate, Elle Magazine, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Buzzfeed, Billboard, Rolling Stone, and Cosmopolitan, to name a few.
Extending its expertise to niche markets, ILDK Media has also been hugely instrumental in making LGBTQ+ agendas move into mainstream culture and has helped change the conversation sparking more than a dialogue about diversity and equality.
Building a legacy in lifestyle, pop culture and entertainment publicity, ILDK Media continues to remain at the forefront of change.
ILDK Media was founded in 2004 by entertainment publicist Mona Elyafi and was named after her grandmother's initials.
Elyafi spent her formative years at some of the top agencies in Los Angeles. She made her PR debut at the prestigious Lee Solters Company being mentored by both Steve Levesque (VP of Music) and the legendary savvy executive, Lee Solters whose clients in a career that spanned more than 70 years included Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Whitney Houston, Dolly Parton, and Michael Jackson, to name a very few.
From music, fashion/beauty, social advocacy, special events to film/TV, screenwriting and hospitality, Elyafi's PR portfolio covers the gamut of the entertainment & lifestyle spectrum.
Some of her early high-profiled PR campaigns include Rick James, Chaka Khan, James Brown, Chris Tucker, Gloria Gaynor, Taylor Dayne, Kenney Chesney, La Bouche, and Billy Ray Cyrus, to name a few.
On the special events side, Elyafi’s name is behind the LA premiere of Ricky Lake’s “Business of Being Born”, Lisa Rinna’s "Belle Gray” store opening, and The Carousel of Hope Charity Gala hosted by event chairman Barbara Davis, among many others.
Elyafi has a BA in Political Science from California Lutheran University, Cal, and a Master of Arts in Liberal Arts & Journalism from New York University, NY.
Born in Beirut Lebanon, Elyafi grew up in Paris, France, lived in New York City, and currently resides in Los Angeles with her wife and Westie named Georgie (aka George Michael).
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Remaining in tune with, analyzing and understanding what people are saying about our clients and know how to respond in a timely, thoughtful, strategic way.
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Tailor-made EDITORIAL pitches
Keep client at the forefront of the social trends and media headlines via personalized pitches and story idea suggestions that are current and relevant.
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CELEBRITY ACTIVISM: Using Star-Power for The Greater Good
ILDK Media is honored to represent a variety of clients who are committed to use their star-power to inspire positive change in the world. Our clients are always taking the time out of their schedules to give back to the community by lending their support to a variety of charity foundations, participating in humanitarian endeavors, and engaging in worthy activist causes.
Our clients cultivate long-term relationships with charities and causes close to their hearts providing passionate, dedicated and educated support to help increase the public's awareness and encourage people to take action.
"Leading by example" is about the power of one to make a big difference.
Here's a small sample of charity organizations, activist associations and humanitarian causes our clients have been involved in and contributed to: