About Us


William J. Hawkins is the managing partner of Straight Arrow PR.  He has been involved in public relations and media program production for over 25 years.

His experience includes:

     – Serving as a publicist for outstanding non-fiction authors

     – Co-producing a major market and national television talk show

     – Serving as a communications adviser to national political leaders

During the past 17 years, Bill has developed a reputation with the mass media for promoting highly qualified and articulate authors focused on subjects related to the national interest.  His clients have appeared on numerous national and major market television and radio programs including CBS Evening NewsMornings with Maria Bartiromo (Fox), and Fareed Zakaria’s GPS (CNN).

Bill is a graduate of Bethany College where he majored in mass communications and attended law school at the College of William & Mary.



Bonnie Lennon has been a partner with Straight Arrow PR since the beginning in 2005. Previously, she worked for 5 years in mass communications with expertise in different forms of writing.

Some of her career highlights include:

     – Senior writer for a local and national television program

     – Editor of FutureSearch, a monthly review of world trends

    – Author of award-winning articles for Financial Planning magazine

Bonnie is also an advocate for homeless cats. She has managed state, national, and international campaigns that have been successful in preventing government agencies from killing feral and lost felines.

Ms. Lennon attended Wheaton College and graduated with honors from the University of Rhode Island with majors in English and psychology.


Mark Sell is an associate of Straight Arrow PR based in Miami.  During the past 25 years, his firm has specialized in the representation of law firms and public affairs organizations.

Mark is a past President of the Miami chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.  Previously, he was a Florida-based journalist and editor for 17 years with the Miami Herald, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, American Lawyer, and Gannett newspapers.

Mr. Sell is a graduate of Columbia University where he majored in English and Comparative Literature.


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