Paula Ngon

PEOPLE Magazine, Senior Publicist

Biography

Paula Ngon is a publicist, journalist, digital content creator, marketer and strategist with a passion for communications and storytelling. As a Publicist for iconic and trusted brands, she spends her days generating widespread and impactful coverage for leading print and digital content as well as exclusive events.

As a first generation American, her passion for diverse storytelling and positive representation of people of color in media and entertainment drives her desire to push for advancements in the industry. She works to connect, amplify and celebrate the notable contributions of Black people in the media industry – and for the culture – because she believes #RepresentationMatters.

Raised in Arizona, Paula got her start in Public Relations working in film promotions at Allied Global Marketing. After pursuing a degree in Journalism and Political Science, and deciding she was keenly passionate about the influence of media and storytelling, she packed her bags and moved to New York City to begin work in media communications at PEOPLE.