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Reality TV Booking Agent to Speak at Monmouth University’s Shadow PR Firm and PRSSA Chapter Speaker Series

The Monmouth University Shadow PR Firm and Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Chapter announced today that Johnny Donovan, reality TV booking agent, will be the third speaker of the semester on Wednesday, December 4, at 2:30 p.m. in the Magill Commons Club Dining Room. The event is free and open to the public.

Donovan has worked with major reality television stars from various networks, such as Bravo, Logo, Oxygen, MTV, and VH1. In 2007, Donovan established his own talent agency, JD Talent Booking, and launched JDonovan Productions in early 2013. Donovan has been involved with the women of the VH1 Mob Wives franchise, which has included a plethora of booking and marketing opportunities since the series’ 2009 debut. Donovan has a casting resume on past series, including Oxygen’s Bad Girls Club, MTV’s Jersey Shore, and CMT’s Sweet Home Alabama. His most recent casting endeavor was for Left Right Productions for Angela “Big Ang” Raiola, which includes a spin-off of the hit Mob Wives series titled Miami Monkey, currently airing on VH1. Source: Johnny Donovan.

The Shadow PR Firm and PRSSA Chapter Speaker Series was instituted in 2009 to provide networking opportunities for public relations students and professionals. For more information about the Speaker Series, contact Kelly Hughes, director of communications, at, or Dr. Sheila McAllister, faculty advisor, at