Kaneen boasts a staff of professionals who have strengths in strategic planning and branding, web design and content, public involvement and education, media and community relations, event planning, graphic design, bilingual messaging and social media. No matter how large or small the project or the audience, we create communications tools that inform, educate and engage.

— Rick Kaneen,
Principal & Creative Director, Kaneen Communications

 

Kaneen Communications is a Tucson-based firm, founded in 1980. We are a woman-owned business, a certified Small Business Enterprise in Pima County and a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise in the State of Arizona. Our staff of professionals have proven success in strategic planning, public involvement, integrative marketing, bilingual communications, community and neighborhood relations, media relations, earned/unearned media planning, special events, digital media, and more. Kaneen’s office is in the heart of Downtown Tucson, located adjacent to the route of the Sun Link streetcar – a client of 10+ years.

Rick Kaneen

Rick Kaneen, Principal & Creative Director

Role: Senior Project Manager

Nanette Pageau

Nanette Pageau, Principal & Director of Public Relations

Role: Senior Project Manager

Joan Beckim

Joan Beckim, Principal & Director of Public Involvement

Role: Senior Project Manager

Kathy Jirschele

Kathy Jirschele

Role: Project Manager, Construction Outreach Specialist

Kenna Smith

Kenna Smith

Role: Project Manager, Creative, Writer

Carrie Wilkinson

Carrie Wilkinson

Role: Media Relations, Community Outreach

Debbie Arthur

Debbie Arthur

Role: Graphic Artist, Art Director

Diane Luber

Diane Luber

Role: Writer, Editor, Research, Social Media

Kristi Shepherd

Kristi Shepherd

Role: Public Relations Coordinator, Digital Media Specialist

Shevon Johnson

Shevon Johnson

Role: Graphic Design

Natalie Luna Rose

Natalie Luna Rose

Role: Public Involvement Specialist, Digital and Multicultural Outreach