Blair V. Castro, J.D.
Owner & Manager
SHOOK PR was founded out of love of helping others and a vision that all people- even those who may feel professionally muffled by larger systems or entities- should be able to market their visions.
Since 2007, we have worked on elections on both sides of the political spectrum. Our staff holds 12 campaign certifications.
Blair is a West Pensacola native who is deeply committed to the educational and economic growth of the area she grew up in. She is the mother of two children who are currently in Escambia County Public Schools. She is a current board member of the Mass Transit Advisory Committee (MTAC), appointed to represent the City of Pensacola by Mayor Grover Robinson in 2019, as well Sunday's Child, and West Florida Collaborative Law, Inc. She is a past board member of Keep Pensacola Beautiful, the Institute for Women in Politics, Panhandle Tiger Bay, and the Central Florida Gay and Lesbian Law Association.
Blair holds a Master's of Science degree in Entertainment Business from Full Sail University, where she graduated with a 3.83 GPA and obtained awards in Project & Team Management, as well as Media & Publishing Distribution.
She also holds a Juris Doctor degree from Barry University School of Law. While at Barry Law, Blair was the President of OUTlaw- the school's LGBTQ+ student group. While in this role, she passionately advocated in favor of a county-wide Domestic Partner Registry and a local Human Rights Ordinance, as well and publicly addressed the City of Orlando's Mayor Dyer and City Council in favor of Domestic Partner Benefits.
Blair also holds a graduate certificate in Conflicts from Religious Traditions from Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel. She graduated with her Bachelor's degree in Pre-law/Political Science from the University of West Florida at the age of 19.