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With Marlee Matlin at the LA County Race for the Cure 

With President Bill Clinton at the Music Center Speaker Series' VIP Pre-Party

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June Miller Richards specializes in creating marketing connections, content, programs and experiences that build brands and drive visibility and revenue. Based in Southern California for over 30 years, June has also lived and worked in the New York and Chicago markets and has conducted business throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Mexico, Central and South America, Australia, Asia and Africa. She has a vast network of connections with media, entertainment and consumer products companies, philanthropies, tourism bureaus and governments, and leaders and influencers in the media, entertainment, arts and culture, fashion and home design, culinary, tech, and home design worlds, making for an eclectic and extensive network.


June’s consultancy 6 Degrees of June (inspired by the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon game) focuses on connections, strategic integrated marketing planning, partnerships and sponsorships, business development, content creation and management, copy editing and proofreading, program development and oversight, and virtual and IRL events development and execution. Current and completed projects and clients include:

  • For the LA Art Show and Art Palm Beach, media partnerships and advertising planning and buying.

  • For edtech upskilling company ENTITY Academy, management of the ENTITY Mentor Network, project management and curriculum oversight for the Career Catalyst Program, virtual speaker series event development and production, and content creation and editing.

  • Content creation for SoCal magazine.

  • Pro bono PR for Teen Cancer America’s virtual Tea with Victoria Summer.

  • Copyediting for the book Dolls! Dolls! Dolls! about the making of the movie The Valley of the Dolls by noted entertainment author and screenwriter Stephen Rebello.

  • Event production for Palm Springs Life and The Shops on El Paseo's A Miracle on El Paseo holiday event.

  • Marketing collateral development for Desert Charities News.

  • Partnership development for the Hollywood Farmers' Market, Fire It Up Events, COLCOA (City of Light, City of Angels) French Film Festival and Eat. Drink. Read. benefitting the San Diego Council on Literacy.

  • Consumer and travel-trade events for the launch of Celebrity Cruises' Edge ship.

  • Creation of El Nido Family Centers' Garden Gala annual major fundraiser and a mentorship program for at-risk youth with LA chefs.

  • Fashion and costume design marketing initiatives with Westfield Centers.

  • Marketing, chef-mentor acquisition, consumer cooking class development and website copyediting for CASA, the Culinary Apprenticeship School of the Arts.

  • Marketing, writing, editing, events and advertising for Desert Magazine Idyllwild Life, Angeleno magazine, international media company Yerevan, CSQ//C-Suite Quarterly Media, Meredith's ReadyMade and the Los Angeles Register.

  • Marketing and PR for Susan G. Komen LA County and the LA County Race for the Cure.

  • Marketing strategy, content development, copyediting, sponsorships and partnerships, social media, PR and more for Pez Cantina, Editorr dot com, Truxton’s American Bistro, Recording Connection, La Frite Café, Humphrey Yogart, Vox Lumiere's "Phantom of the Opera," A Woman's Palate wine organization, Singularity University's Summit on the Future of Exponential Technologies and Backstage Pass to the Future @ Fox Studios, the Visioneering conference for XPRIZE, Proformative, TLT Food, Kate Mantilini, Say Fish Taco, Concierge Diamonds, Deity Jewels, Desk Yogi and Supperclub Los Angeles.

Before launching 6 Degrees of June in 2011, June spent seven years at Los Angeles magazine as vice president of marketing where she was known for developing revenue and visibility-generating programs based on the magazine’s content and in partnership with advertisers. Programs that June personally developed include the magazine's long-running culinary experience The Food Event; Tastemakers, a celebration of LA arts creativity, in partnership with Hollywood & Highland; the Biscuit Lofts design house in partnership with the LA Mart; celebrity chef cooking showdowns in partnership with The Grove; girls’ nights out at Westfield Century City and many more.  While at Los Angeles magazine she also developed a separate special events arm creating events for such companies as Glaceau, for the launch of the Smartwater glass bottle; ABC-TV for a wrap party for “Private Practice” and Disney for a Bruce Willis film premiere. June developed an episode of “Top Chef” centered around a competition at Los Angeles magazine’s “holiday party,” shot on the Warner Bros. backlot in August, complete with real snow in the summer heat. In addition, June managed custom content, research and public relations, sales materials and marketing presentations, and was on the task force that developed the magazine's website.


June has also held senior-level staff posts or consulted with Rolling Stone, Movieline and LA Style magazines and with entertainment, retail, shopping center, consumer services and style organizations including the American Film Institute's AFI FEST, Madison Square Garden TV Productions’ properties Miss Universe and Miss USA, Two Rodeo, Giorgio Beverly Hills, Petco, Store of Knowledge (the PBS-affiliated retailer), The Broadway, Robinson’s, Macy’s/Bamberger’s, STOR and Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks. 


June holds a BA in journalism from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and a certificate in Driving Innovation in Your Company from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, Office of Executive Education. While working with ENTITY, she audited an online digital marketing course at UCLA while also acting as project manager.



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