Harry and Meghan, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Name Kyle Boulia as Deputy Press Secretary

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan, have hired former United Talent Agency corporate communications manager Kyle Boulia in their press office.

Boulia will serve as deputy press secretary and director of comms for the couple and their Archewell endeavor. He reports to Ashley Hansen, head of communications for the Sussexes.

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Over nearly six years at UTA, Boulia worked with a vast networks within media to garner impactful press for the agency and its clients. In addition to media relations and publicity, he managed all executive and client communications for close to 20 departments and business verticals, like talent, literary, music, podcasts, creators, the Foundation, DEI, fine arts and more.

Boulia also worked extensively on shaping corporate culture, with an emphasis on diversity, equity, and inclusion and the LBGTQIA+ community. He helped establish and co-chaired UTA Proud, an internal group supporting queer artists and allies, as well as overseeing all of its global initiatives and mentoring LGBTQIA+ colleagues. Under his guidance, UTA achieved a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Inde — a first for a major Hollywood talent agency.

Born in Florida, Boulia moved to Las Vegas in 2015 after graduating from the University of Florida to begin his career in public relations. In Vegas, he worked for a PR agency that serviced a range of companies across various business sectors, including corporate, talent, entertainment, nonprofit, hospitality, food and beverage and retail, among others, such as The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. In 2018, he got his start in Hollywood as an assistant to veteran UTA communications executive Lisa Stein.

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