Our People

Meet the team bringing your story to life

Your Story Communications is a Christchurch-based boutique public relations and marketing agency, dedicated to empowering businesses and people across New Zealand by telling their story. We are committed to bringing a service unparalleled in creativity and results not only to Christchurch and its rebuild, but to the building of businesses across New Zealand.

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Sandy Galland

Managing Director

As founder and chief communicator of Your Story Communications, Sandy has the passion and professionalism to front a public relations company that has established a reputation for outstanding results. She leads a talented team of like-minded and equally skilled communicators with her pragmatic, strategic and unique style.

Having owned and operated several diverse and successful businesses, Sandy has the aptitude, empathy and ability to capture the essence of each client’s story. Weaving together the company culture, vision and goals, Sandy is able to develop and deliver a communications strategy that captures the essence of the business – and keeps the attention of the target market.

Sandy has worked extensively in the media as a journalist, photographer and sub-editor, and has established a network of invaluable contacts. As communications specialist and experienced writer, Sandy is adept at listening, understanding and ultimately presenting information in a way achieves the desired results

Email: sandy@yourstory.co.nz
Phone: 027 479 3205
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Senior PR Consultant

Megan joined Your Story Communications in 2013, returning to New Zealand after many years working overseas. She has a wealth of experience in internal communications, media, writing and publishing and has worked for a wide variety of clients in many parts of the world.

 Megan has been published in lifestyle, B2B, travel and corporate publications and always finds a creative approach to delivering her client’s message. With a keen understanding of her audience and an acute eye for detail, she can transform any piece of writing into coherent and engaging communications material.

 A career highlight for Megan was when she was awarded the Chief Commissioner’s Award for her communications role at Victoria Police in Melbourne, Australia.

Email: megan@yourstory.co.nz
Phone: 021 0285 6046

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Ashley Campbell

Contract PR Consultant 

Ashley joined Your Story Communications in 2013, returning home to Christchurch after many years working on national newspapers, magazines, public relations and communications campaigns in Auckland. She worked in-house for six months and now works on a contract basis as required. One of Ashley’s most notable achievements was working on Len Brown’s successful election campaign to become the first mayor of the Auckland super city. She was then Len Brown’s speechwriter, crafting speeches for every audience.

Ashley has worked on New Zealand’s most widely read newspapers – including the New Zealand Herald, Herald on Sunday and Sunday Star-Times – as a reporter, sub-editor and section editor. She has used her talent to help organisations ranging from district health boards and international recruitment companies to SMES and sole practitioners – and she’s looking forward to helping you.