MJ Pedone

MJ Pedone


As President of Indra Public Relations, MJ has supervisory and strategic control over all functional disciplines of the organization.

As a former partner and CEO of Pro Players Sports Marketing Group, Inc., MJ brings her expertise working with professional athletes, brands, and individuals on endorsements, producing high-profile events, and executing top-tier PR and branding campaigns to her broad range of clients. With over two decades of experience, MJ is a result-driven and award-winning leader. MJ’s ability to present and articulate comprehensive Public Relations strategies and complete the loop of communication has always been recognized as exceptional. Her relationships and roster of clients read like a “who’s who” of professional sports, entertainment, and corporate America. MJ’s forward-thinking approach toward business strategies has led to unique and successful opportunities for her clients. Integrity is the foundation of her values and character and is inherent in the methodology that she has employed in forming her company and trusting relationships.

right to play eventMJ has successfully grown her agency, which was named “Top Celebrity PR Agencies” by PRWeb, “Top 5 PR Agencies in NYC” by Expertise.com and has been featured in Forbes, “How I Made It In A ‘Man’s’ Field: 5 High- Powered Women Tell All.” MJ is one of the top female entrepreneurs to receive the Puglia’s Award of Excellence for Public Relations & Nonprofit Leaders as well as the Top Entrepreneur in Business Award, Gotham Comedy Philanthropy Award, and the Power Women in Business Hall of Fame Award.

MJ is a member of the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). MJ is a contributing writer for the books Media Magnetism and Motivational Speaker 101 and is a ghostwriter for various publications on behalf of her notable clients. MJ is the Men’s Editor for the Men That Trend section of the Hamptons Magazine, Social Life, and is a contributing celebrity & lifestyle editor for Industry Rules, Social Lifestyle, and Resident Magazines. MJ serves as a speaker and expert panelist on various topics and is the host of a high-profile celebrity-entertainment podcast, Live With MJ! MJ is the co-founder of the Giving Carpet, a social, philanthropic video network that focuses exclusively on the charitable efforts of celebrities during high-profile red-carpet events and enables donors to virtually attend and donate funds from anywhere in the world.

Moreover, MJ is a board member for the Gotham Comedy Foundation and Steady Buckets Foundation. MJ is an investor in the animated film, Henry & Me that stars Richard Gere, Danny Aiello, Chazz Palminteri, Cyndi Lauper, and the cast of the NY Yankees. Over the past several years, MJ has expanded her client outreach globally including clients in Italy, Dubai, Canada, and Asia.