Hali Simon is a public relations veteran with 20 years experience in the entertainment
industry. She formed HALI PUBLIC RELATIONS, specializing in television and
entertainment clients, in 2001 and has represented such clients as USA Network, the
Hallmark Channel, SCI FI Channel, PBS documentary filmmakers Two Cats
Productions and Santa Fe Productions, popular cable networks E! Entertainment
Television and WE: Women's Entertainment, Los Angeles production companies
Digital Ranch, Stone Stanley and Hallock/Healey Entertainment, among others.
Prior to the formation of HALI PUBLIC RELATIONS, Simon was the Vice President of
Communications at Broadway Television Network where she successfully launched
the pay-per-view premiere presentation of Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber
and Stoller. Before that, Simon was Director, Corporate Communications at
Flooz.com, where she devised the public relations strategy for the creator of the
world's first online gift currency.
Simon spent four years at USA Network, lastly as the Director of Media Relations &
Corporate Communications. While there, she was responsible for creating and
implementing publicity campaign strategies for USA Network’s original programming,
and headed up publicity campaigns for numerous USA Pictures Originals and several
USA Original Series, including one of the network’s most popular, La Femme Nikita.
Previously, Simon served as Senior Account Supervisor for Entertainment and
Corporate Communications at The Lippin Group, responsible for publicity on such
television series as Homicide: Life On The Street (NBC), New York Undercover
(FOX), Law and Order (NBC), and Later…With Bob Costas (NBC). Prior to that, she
was the East Coast Press Representative in the Entertainment Division of the CBS
Television Network, and began her career at the New York City firm of
Currently an Ambassador Family for the March of Dimes, Simon serves on the
organization’s Communications Network and is dedicated to spreading the word
about the March of Dimes and their work to save babies and find a way to prevent
premature births. For her work on behalf of The March of Dimes, she received the
2002 Triangle Award for Excellence in Communications.
Born in Coram, New York, Simon graduated from Long Island University, C.W. Post
College with a B.F.A. in Public Relations. She currently resides in Wayne, New
Jersey with her husband Marc Goldfine, their daughter Melissa, son Spencer and
three silly shih-tzus.