Director, Manifest Los Angeles,



He has been included in PRWeek’s Power Book

Julian Obubo is a Partner and Los Angeles studio Director at Manifest, a brand communications agency with offices in LA, New York, London, Manchester, Stockholm, and Melbourne. He also heads up the agency’s diversity and inclusion programme. He has been included in PR Week’s Power Book- the definitive guide to the brightest and most influential PR professionals around the world.


Why did you sign up to be a judge for The Pros Awards 2024?

So I can continue to help highlight and celebrate some of the best creative work done by BME pros in the UK.

What Insta/Twitter(X)/Tik Tok account should every comms pro follow and why?

adweak – an insightful parody of creative agency-speak and culture.

What was your favourite PR/comms story from 2023 and why?
The Oppenheimer and Barbie promo run. I think the massive box office numbers for both films were boosted by the playful banter between the marketing teams.

As before we’ve got a great DJ booked for The Pros Awards awards ceremony in July – what’s your dancefloor-filler request?

He Wasn’t Man Enough- Toni Braxton