• Marketing is changing.

  • Are you keeping up?

  • You can.

  • Welcome to KK BOLD.


a brand-building agency

Your brand takes big, brave, bold actions every day in order to succeed. Make your marketing a match. BOLD it. We help you make your message stand out. BOLD isn’t just our name, it’s what we do.


Here’s some of the cool stuff we’ve been working on recently.


Creative Department

Brand development
Promotional development
Identity packages
Multimedia campaigns
Print advertisements
Radio commercials
Special and long-form video projects
Website development
Outdoor advertising
Direct marketing
Support materials

Public Relations

Media relations
Crisis management
Reputation management
Events and special event planning

Media Department

Market and media research
Media planning
Contract and rate negotiation
Special added value promotions
Demographic and geographic targeting
Post-buy analysis
Internet marketing
Online media planning
Native advertising

Social Media/Marketing

Social media strategy
Content creation
Social media consultation
Custom YouTube channels
Social media monitoring
Social media training
Social media account management
On-site event social media
Social media ads


Account management
Strategic planning
Client coordination
Focus groups
Market research


Web development
Responsive web design
Mobile friendly
Content management systems
Web applications
Email marketing
Search engine optimization


Otherwise known as the lifeblood of our business, here’s a sampling of our highly talented clients.

Prairie Knights CasinoRed Wind CasinoGreen Tube ProNorth Dakota LotteryNorth Dakota State FairMedoraNorsk HøstfestTown & Country Credit UnionTaco JohnsCrary ManufacturingHeadwatersEcho BearcatGrand River CasinoVisit MinotBismarck-Mandan Development AssociationNorth Dakota University System

Let’s Rock and Roll.

— LaRoy Kingsley —


Lead Team

We are BOLD, and bold are we.

Kalvin Kingsley

Vice President of Information Technology

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Jackie Hawkinson

Vice President of Operations

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Clay Hove

Creative Director

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Debra Anderson

Public Relations Director

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Jackie Ressler

Senior Web developer

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Nikki Sims

Production Manager

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Penny Blotsky

Senior Media Buyer

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News / Events / Current Happenings

Contact Us

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505 E Main Ave, ste 250
Bismarck, ND 58501
216 South Broadway, ste 101
Minot, ND 58701

Step Up Contest Info

KK BOLD Announces Its 2017 “Step Up!” Community Service Project

BISMARCK, N.D. – KK BOLD today announced the Tuesday, July 18, 2017, opening of nominations for a non-profit/not-for-profit agency to receive up to $15,000 in free creative services from the advertising agency.

KK BOLD is inviting participation in Step Up!, its community service program. The winner will be determined by a public nomination and voting process. Nominations can be made on KK BOLD’s website at kkbold.com; voting will take place on the agency’s website and Facebook page.

Creative services for the Step Up! contest winner will begin Sept. 1, 2017, and will be completed by Aug. 31, 2018. To be eligible, non-profit/not-for-profit agencies must be located in Bismarck/Mandan or Minot, N.D., (KK BOLD’s key in-state service areas) or have a statewide mission.

Step Up! gives our staff an additional creative outlet and the satisfaction of giving back to an organization that needs assistance in establishing its brand,” said LaRoy Kingsley, KK BOLD president.

“Agencies entered in the previous two Step Up! contests represented a broad range of services and reinforced the need for this type of community service project. We look forward to the nomination and voting process and to working with another worthy group.”

Previous recipients of KK BOLD agency services through Step Up! were Designer Genes, a Down syndrome support network, and Triple H Miniature Horse Rescue, an animal welfare organization.

Key campaign dates include:

  • Nominations end at 11:59 p.m., July 31, 2017.
  • Finalists will be announced Aug. 4, 2017, and voting will begin.
  • Voting ends at 11:59 p.m., Aug. 14, 2017.
  • The winner will be announced Aug. 16, 2017.

With offices in Bismarck and Minot, N.D., KK BOLD is a brand-building agency that provides cutting-edge services in advertising, branding, interactive, media, public relations, marketing and public affairs consulting.




Contest Rules

  • Voting is limited to one vote per calendar day per IP address.
  • The $15,000 maximum in agency services includes all planning, consultation, web development, graphic design, copy writing, edits, revisions, etc.
  • Recipient agrees to be featured in KK BOLD PR/social media efforts promoting the project.
  • Recipient will be responsible for printing costs if the project includes print pieces, such as brochures or posters.
  • Recipient may be responsible for other external vendor costs, but KK BOLD will advise the client of these potential charges in advance.
  • All Step Up! services must be completed by Aug. 31, 2018.
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