The Marelle Communications team

Marelle Communications is a public relations agency founded by Marilyne Levesque, former director of communications with a background in the arts and advertising.

Marilyne Levesque


Marilyne Levesque has over 15 years’ experience in marketing communications with well-known companies.

A graduate in communications and political science from the Université de Montréal, she has solid expertise in advising executives and public figures to increase their visibility and that of their company.

Marilyne has spent time in communications at the City of Longueuil and the Cossette agency, where she worked with many high-profile clients, including Metro, Bell, Hydro-Québec, and Procter & Gamble. Afterwards, she held the position of Director of Corporate Communications, still at Cossette, where she played a leading role with the members of the Executive Committee. Marilyne has also been a media host and reporter, mainly on Rouge FM and Radio-Canada television.

Phone: 514-806-3673


Barbara Philip

Chief of public relations

Barbara graduated from the Université du Québec à Montréal in 2008 with a master’s degree in tourism management and planning. She has nearly 15 years of experience in public relations in the tourism, cultural and event management sectors.

Her career began in France where she was responsible for press relations and partnerships for the Astropolis music festival in Brest. Back in Quebec in 2011, she was mandated by the MUTEK festival to develop various communication tools and then joined the Igloofest team to host the specialized press for eight seasons. Barbara was also in charge of communications and partnerships for the MEG Festival from 2012 to 2015, in addition to having collaborated on programming and communications for Piknic Électronik from 2017 to 2020. With her knowledge of the Montreal scene and its cultural and tourist actors, Barbara is committed to offering all her expertise to Marelle Communications’ clients.

Phone: 438-518-3099


Jean-David Pelletier

Communications Senior Advisor

Jean-David Pelletier was literally born into the field of communications. As the son and grandson of journalists, and with a mother who works in public relations, it was only natural for him to gravitate towards the world of communications, where he has been working for 22 years.

A graduate in television production from INIS (National Institute of Image and Sound), Jean-David began his career in 2002 as a press officer for the first three editions of Star Académie and the artists who emerged from it. In 2007, he worked as a journalist and editor-in-chief at TVA – Publications before freelancing for a few years. Subsequently, he served as a press officer on tour for the Cavalia circus. Upon returning to his home country, he held the position of an account director at Annexe Communications before taking on the role of director of press relations and public affairs at the Just for Laughs Festival for several years. As an adventurer and author, he has published two books with Éditions de l’Homme and dabbles in sculpture in his spare time.

Portrait d'Ariane

Phone: 581-983-6194


Ariane Boulay-Prévost

Communications coordinator

Ariane Boulay-Prévost graduated from the Université du Québec à Montréal in public relations.

Before joining the Marelle Communications team, Ariane completed two internships and held a position on the communications team at the National Circus School, where she was charmed by the cultural field. Throughout her university cursus, she was also involved in various school committees such as her student association, an experience that enabled her to develop a number of interests and skills, especially in social media management, sponsorship and event coordination.


Mixing culture and events, Marelle Communications’ various mandates immediately appealed to her. It was clear to her that this was where she wanted to begin her career. As Communications Coordinator, Ariane now puts her expertise to good use to increase the visibility of Marelle Communications’ clients and strengthen their influence

Phone: 514-605-1807


Charlotte Isambert

Communications coordinator

Charlotte Isambert is a graduate of the Université du Québec à Montréal in public relations.

Before joining the Marelle Communications team, Charlotte completed two internships at Morin Relations Publiques as part of her studies. She was then hired as Senior Coordinator, where she had the opportunity to work in press relations and social media for several of the agency’s clients.

Charlotte has joined the Marelle Communications team as communications coordinator. She assists clients mainly with press relations campaigns, copywriting, social media management and event organization.

Phone: 450-421-6617

Mahéva Landreville

Communications coordinator

Mahéva Landreville is a graduate of the Université du Québec à Montréal in public relations.

To discover her path, she undertook two separate internships. Her first internship was with the public relations agency Zone Franche, where she was able to explore various aspects of the field. She then seized the opportunity to become coordinator for the Zoofest festival. This experience immersed her in the world of events, which immediately captivated her.

After graduating, Mahéva joined the Marelle Communications team. She works closely with clients on press relations campaigns, copywriting, social media management and event organization, while continuing to hone her expertise in the field.

Phone: 450-675-8445

E-mail: [email protected]

Karinessa Bérubé-Comtois

Communications coordinator

Graduate in business management from ESG-UQÀM with certificates in marketing, administration and entrepreneurial dynamics.

Karinessa’s diverse career path reflects her many interests, while highlighting her true passion for the world of communications. She is known for her innovative ideas and sharp artistic eye. Always on the lookout for the latest trends, whether in the world of culture, art or current affairs, she aims to create content that captivates audiences, arouses emotion and reflection, while supporting the objectives of our clients at Marelle Communications.