Tricia Hedman began her publicity career working in the marketing department of Princess Cruises in Los Angeles. From there, Tricia worked in numerous publicity mediums, including crisis, product, and entertainment public relations, lastly working as a photo publicist for CBS Network before relocating to San Diego. It was there that she found she could combine her publicity experience with her love of books, working as a senior literary publicist in the San Diego office of Harcourt Trade Publishing for 5 ½ years. In September 2006, Tricia launched Ollie Media. Her clients include authors from FSG, HarperCollins, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Knopf, Naval Institute Press, Rodale, University of Missouri Press and University of New Mexico Press as well as smaller presses and independent publishers. Tricia lives in San Diego, California, with her husband, Mike, and daughter, Olivia, the inspiration and namesake for her business.