SAN FRANCISCO — Trulia’s VP of communications Ken Shuman is departing the online real estate company for an undisclosed start-up.

Shuman joined Trulia six years ago and been with the company through its IPO in 2012. He’s known for building Trulia’s communications team like newsroom — in some cases rivaling traditional media outlets for celebrity real-estate scoops. 

Earlier this year, Shuman brought on Olson Engage as the real estate company’s first consumer PR agency in several years.