Shalom Life | May 26, 2015

Top 20 Under 40 Los Angeles- Alexandra Heller

Entertainment publicist, Alexandra Heller, joins our Top 20 list.

By: Ashley Baylen

Published: September 7th, 2012 in Culture » Society » Interviews

Top 20 Under 40 Los Angeles- Alexandra Heller

In celebration of Shalom Life’s new Los Angeles office, we have decided to take our popular “Top 20 Under 40” series on the road.

Over the next 20 days, Shalom Life will showcase 20 individuals of diverse talents and backgrounds that have made a significant contribution to their field both locally and globally. From entrepreneurs to philanthropists, entertainers to chefs, this list places a spotlight on a small sampling of the spectacular, innovative, and passionate Jews that call Los Angeles home.

Top 20 Under 40- Alexandra Heller

Age: 28

Born in raised in Sacramento, this PR guru moved to Los Angeles after high school to pursue her dream of working in fashion. A favor from a family friend changed not only her career goals, but her entire life.

After graduating from the Fashion Institute of Design and Marketing with a degree in Merchandise Marketing, Heller was offered an internship at her current PR firm, Much and House PR.

“The classes I took offered a PR course, never did I think I would end up working in a PR firm a becoming a publicist. I actually ended up falling into PR as a family friend got me an internship at Much and House Public Relations in the Lifestyle division. Soon after working there I knew I loved the PR industry and wanted to continue but work in the Entertainment side.”

Heller has since been promoted to Senior Publicist at the firm, representing big names in the entertainment industry including Zachary Gordon, Willow Shields, Sarah Hyland, and Bella Thorne.

Although her job requires her to attend events, schmooze, and publicize her clients current or upcoming jobs in the media, TV, print, and online, she considers herself a homebody.

“I love relaxing and spending time watching movies and enjoying a nice home cooked meal.”

Heller is enjoying every minute of her career, but like any girl, she has aspirations of meeting Mr. Right and maybe one day opening her own PR firm.

“I hope in the next 5 years to find the man of my dreams and get married. In 20 years, I have no idea. Maybe own my own PR firm?”

Heller is a nice Jewish girl who attended Shalom School for elementary and continues to celebrate High Holy day services every year. She wants to be remembered as “a nice, caring, and hardworking person.”

Click over to Page 2 to learn some fun facts about Alexandra Heller!

WATCH: This Guy's Trying to Take Over Harry Shearer's Job WATCH: This Guy's Trying to Take Over Harry Shearer's Job TrendingJoshua Davis: It Feels Good to Be Home Joshua Davis: It Feels Good to Be Home TrendingJewish Community Center Cancels Marijuana Art Classes Jewish Community Center Cancels Marijuana Art Classes Trending
 

WATCH: This Guy's Trying to Take Over Harry Shearer's Job

May 26, 2015 | By Daniel Koren
WATCH: This Guy's Trying to Take Over Harry Shearer's Job

Aspiring voice actor does 14 impressions of Simpsons characters like Montgomery Burns, Ned Flanders, Smithers, and more

Read More

Israeli Judo Team Faces Discrimination in Morocco

May 26, 2015 | By Daniel Koren
Israeli Judo Team Faces Discrimination in Morocco

Locals arrive waving Palestinian flags and chanting "we will murder you"

Read More

Joshua Davis: It Feels Good to Be Home

May 25, 2015 | By Daniel Koren
Joshua Davis: It Feels Good to Be Home

In exclusive Shalom Life interview, Davis talks 'The Voice,' his love of Paul Simon, and more

Read More

After Decades of Silence from Olympics Committee, Murdered Israeli Athletes to Finally be Recognized

May 25, 2015 | By Maayan Jaffe
After Decades of Silence from Olympics Committee, Murdered Israeli Athletes to Finally be Recognized

A first-ever IOC-supported official memorial to victims of the Munich Massacre will be erected in Munich in time for Rio 2016

Read More

WATCH: Journalist Shows What it's Like to Walk Around as a Jew in Cairo

May 25, 2015 | By Ynet News
WATCH: Journalist Shows What it's Like to Walk Around as a Jew in Cairo

Egyptian journalist gets harassed dressed as a religious Jew, though he does get a couple compliments too

Read More

Israeli Makes Eurovision Finals for First Time in 5 Years

May 22, 2015 | By Shaleni McBain
Israeli Makes Eurovision Finals for First Time in 5 Years

'Golden Boy' Nadav Guedj hopes to live up to his name

Read More

Israeli Companies Make Gartner's Innovative 'Cool Vendors' List

May 22, 2015 | By Einat Paz-Frankel, NoCamels
Israeli Companies Make Gartner's Innovative 'Cool Vendors' List

18 out of 350 companies selected by leading American IT research firm Gartner are from the Holy Land

Read More

Jewish Community Center Cancels Marijuana Art Classes

May 22, 2015 | By Shaleni McBain
Jewish Community Center Cancels Marijuana Art Classes

Class that welcomed cannabis usage at Aspen Community Center in Colorado quickly nixed

Read More

More Headlines