The Knight Agency is pleased to announce a new addition to its formidable team. Jia Gayles has joined the agency as Promotions/Public Relations Director. She will be responsible for handling online promotions, newsletters and marketing for the agency, as well as supporting TKA clients. She brings a wealth of creativity to the table, and, most importantly, is passionate about the written word. Her goals include ushering the talented TKA author roster into the spotlight and driving the agency’s presence in the industry to even greater heights.
Previously, Jia served as marketing coordinator for an architectural and interior design firm and worked as an associate editor for a real estate business magazine. “Books are like cherished friends to me,” she says. “I have always dreamed of working in the book publishing industry, and I am delighted to be a part of such a highly regarded agency.”
A graduate of Agnes Scott College, she majored in English-Literature/Creative Writing and attended the prestigious Columbia Publishing Course. She has maintained a relationship with the media community through freelance writing for magazine and online publications, ghostwriting and reviewing books for the Atlanta Writer’s Club, where she is a member. She is also involved with various public relations and media associations.
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