Communications and PR Services


LSO offers communications and public relations services for Ontario life sciences companies, with a discounted rate (30% off) for corporate members.

What you'll get:

  • Affordable communications support, on an as-needed basis.
  • Expertise specific to the life sciences sector.
  • Services from an award-winning writer and former journalist, with a background in research and science communications.
  • Capacity for quick turnaround (most services can be delivered within a 72-hour timeframe; LSO will strive to accommodate requests for 24-hour turnaround, dependent on available resources. A 50% premium for 24-hour turnaround applies).


Press release writing
Creating an engaging, clearly-articulated press release, including a hook and key messaging relevant to target audiences. Includes one set of revisions.

Press release editing
Editing and preparing your press release for distribution to media and/or the general public, including clarifying messaging, copy edit, and final proofread.

Pitch clinic 
Targeted advice on pitching your news story/announcement to media, including relevant story angles (up to three separate angles), sample pitches, and a tailored media contact list.

Media training 
An intensive introduction to handling interviews, iterating key messages, and dealing with media. Intended for those with little or no interview experience.

Interview prep
Preparation for interview(s) around a specific topic, including development of key messages, Q&A, and interview practice.
Twitter audit/strategy
Detailed audit of your Twitter account’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, and an accompanying strategy to boost growth.

For information on pricing, please contact our Communications Manager, Melissa Hughes, at .