Caroline Rustigian-Bruderer

Founder/CEO
K-LINE & Company

Caroline Rustigian Bruderer is the founder of K-Line & Company, a global public relations, branding, strategy, and social marketing agency serving the entertainment, lifestyle, cannabis, technology, and non-profit/social cause arenas.

Caroline has offered brand development, product positioning and media awareness by leveraging the benefits of both traditional and digital media channels. She provides clients a potent combination of influencer connectivity, creative thinking and top-tier media relationships that allow her to identify and target how to best build upon, capitalize, and promote a brand’s image to the public.

A sample of the companies she has represented include: LiveList/Grateful Dead, Capitol Records, Warner+Reprise Records, Virgin Records, Lilith Fair, Tower Records, Legendary Rock & Roll Photographer Jim Marshall, The Plant Recording Studios, Discover Los Angeles Tourism Board/dineLA Restaurant Week, Oaksterdam University, Harvest Cannabis Dispensary, Gap.com, Estee Lauder/Clinique, and Seagram & Sons.

From 2013-2019, Caroline founded, produced and hosted Caroline’s Cause Corner on KX 93.5 FM radio station in Laguna Beach, California. The popular radio program featured social causes, non-profits, charities, activists and philanthropists that contribute to the local community and the world with a global message of taking action and giving back with a tagline of “Make It A Giving Day.”

Caroline is deeply passionate about creating social change, and also assists organizations in developing their in-house corporate responsibility programs. She also proudly donates her time and resources to a variety of charity events and non-profits throughout the year such as #BlazeItForward, Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock Foundation, Sweet Relief Musician’s Fund and Surfrider Foundation.



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