The success of your organization is in the relationships you cultivate with employees, clients and the community.

We can help

Simply put, without relationships, there is no business.
At The PR Hive, we help clients build and strengthen relationships with those who matter most.

Strategic Communications Planning

Addressing your priority areas.

Stakeholder Engagement

Bringing you the perspectives you need.

Issues Management

Aiming for mutual understanding.

Employee Relations

Creating a two-way conversation.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Building the social license to do business.

About the PR Hive

The PR Hive grew out of a love for all things communication. Like a bustling beehive, creative and passionate professionals with their unique skills come together as a team whose sole purpose is to connect you with your stakeholders.

Nothing inspires us more and builds deeper commitment than working together to create something greater than ourselves.

Why you need the PR Hive

From large corporations to government departments to small startups, The PR Hive provides the public relations expertise your team needs—when you need it. And the best part? We can jump in at any point in your project, and provide the strategic advice and hands-on help to get the job done.

Here are just a few of the scenarios that might lead you to the PR Hive:
You need an experienced and senior public relations professional for a project or specific issue.
You’re too busy putting out fires to get to the planning.
You need a strategic roadmap to focus your efforts and team.
You’re too close to the issue and need an external perspective.
You need someone outside the organization to validate your work.
You need a savvy strategic partner to take advantage of great opportunities.

A collaboration with The PR Hive will help you achieve the results you need.

Robyn McIsaac, BPR, MPR

About Robyn McIsaac, BPR, MPR

What makes Robyn tick? Gourmet coffee and helping organizations build positive relationships with those who matter most. Robyn is an award-winning communications strategist. She has designed and implemented successful communications and engagement strategies for a range of clients and is a trusted advisor to both the private and public sector with a focus on results and excellence in client service. Robyn is a die-hard strategist, creative thinker, gifted writer and has an exceptional eye for important detail. In her 24-year career in public relations, Robyn has learned what it takes to listen, engage, and win hearts & minds.

Robyn holds a Master of Public Relations, Bachelor of Public Relations and a Bachelor of Arts, all from Mount Saint Vincent University. She has a certificate in executive leadership from Queen’s University and a certificate in managing change from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). She is a member of IABC and the Valley Women’s Business Network. Robyn is from Halifax and lives in the beautiful Annapolis Valley with her family.

Vice-President of Prevention Programming and Public Affairs, Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation; Director of Public Affairs, Mount Saint Vincent University; Manager of Employee Communications, Emera Inc.; Director of Communications (Education, Service Nova Scotia, Business & Consumer Services), Nova Scotia Government.

Nzingha Millar, BA, BJ

About Nzingha Millar, BA, BJ

Nzingha Millar was born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia and has found her place as an expert communicator and social amplifier. She brings experience in communications and public relations strategy across non-profit, business and community development sectors.

Nzingha has spent more than five years working with organizations of different configurations, including start-up firms, academic institutions and community-impact programs. She has led comprehensive communications, outreach and digital content strategies and is a powerhouse on The PR Hive team, helping to inspire and execute creative and unique campaigns.

As an avid reader, and intellectual explorer, Nzingha is a “lover of ideas”. Her philosophy is that the ideas that spark change first have to reach people for that change to happen. She specializes in helping companies and organizations do just that –by communicating with a voice that builds trust, loyalty and advocacy around their brand.

A graduate of Dalhousie University, Nzingha obtained a degree in International Development Studies, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of King’s College and a certificate in Global Leadership and Management Development from the University of the Virgin Islands.

Nzingha is co-founder of ACCE HFX, a network of Black Professionals collectively developing the Arts, Community, Culture and Economic potential of African Nova Scotians. She was named as a Woman of Distinction by the Canadian Women’s Progress Club in 2020 and received the 2018 Community Development and Service award from the National Black Women’s Foundation of Canada.

Jill Thorpe, BA, ADpPR

About Jill Thorpe, BA, ADpPR

Jill’s passion is storytelling through writing. With a background in the arts, Jill is always looking for the story behind a project to engage audiences. She enjoys writing social media content, communication plans, profile or feature stories, and blog posts, to name a few. 

Jill’s past experience is in the not-for-profit mental health field, where she worked closely with families and youth experiencing behavioural and anxiety concerns.

In her spare time, Jill can be found relaxing with a good book, listening to podcasts, dabbling in amateur photography, taking walks around the city or dipping her toes into Nova Scotia’s breathtaking waters. 

Jill holds a bachelor of English and drama from Bishop’s University, and an advanced diploma in public relations from NSCC. Born and raised in the HRM, Jill currently lives in Halifax with a picture-perfect Harbour view of her hometown, Dartmouth.

Don MacGillivray, BPR

About Don MacGillivray, BPR

Originally from New Glasgow, Don finds great pleasure in finding unique and creative ways to engage with audiences. Whether through writing or events, every task is an opportunity to do something different.

Don excels at bringing energy and fresh insights to projects across burgeoning industries in the Atlantic region and beyond. With experience in trade, tourism and tech, and a talent for capturing the essence of a project, Don builds communication strategies that attract attention and meaningfully engage audiences. 

Don’s past experience has involved working with key ocean stakeholders in the Halifax and Atlantic region. From tourism, trade, and tech, to not-for-profit, conservation, and government, if it involves the ocean, Don is eager to dive in.

They say you’re never more than 20 minutes from the water in Nova Scotia, but Don likes it to be more like five. As such, it’s no surprise that when not working, Don can be found enjoying seafood on the waterfront, relaxing in the sand at the beach, or taking a dip in Chocolate Lake.

Don holds a Bachelor of Public Relations from Mount Saint Vincent University and currently lives in his personal paradise – a stone’s throw from Chocolate Lake.

While we lead all projects, we often collaborate with a team of
carefully selected partners to ensure the best possible end result for our clients.

Did you know?
In masonic lectures, the beehive is explained as a symbol of industry and co-operation.

Contact Us

We’re always happy to chat.
Please give us a buzz.

Robyn McIsaac: robyn@prhive.ca | 902 440 1551

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