Public Relations Consultant
Media Relations | Crisis Communications | Social and Digital Media | Event Management
Public relations professional with experience creating strategic campaigns
Career includes small business, non-profit and corporate marketing and communication management.
Effective internal and external communicator with company stakeholders, employees, and media; serving as spokesperson to media for a variety of clients
Combines creativity with an eye on the bottom line, ensuring that unique and innovative PR campaigns meet objectives
Increases product and brand awareness for consumer clients by securing editorial placements in local and national media outlets
Earned Accredited Public Relations (APR) certification in 2016 through the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
Sample of Clients:
City of Cape Canaveral: Created and produced tourism video for business awareness for Cape Canaveral Chamber of Commerce
NASA Astronaut Hall of Fame: Managed Annual Astronaut Induction Ceremony event
Kennedy Space Center: Managed and produced rocket launches for internal network; managed social media for rocket launches
Susan G. Komen for the Cure Orlando: Manage all media relations. Support planning efforts for events, including annual 5K race at Disney. Produce annual video. Support publicity efforts related to seminars, speaking panels, social media and any other breast cancer awareness events.
Publix: Media Relations training
Universal Studios Production Group Orlando: Manage Media Relations and Events
Waste Management / Central Florida: Assist with media relations, support community outreach and events.
McDonald's / Central Florida: Manage all media relations for Central Florida, while supporting marketing and advertising for McDonald's corporate Southeast division. Supporting all events, including Ronald McDonald House.
Melbourne International Airport: Support media relations outreach and management including assisting with annual airport crisis communications drill, planning events with anchor airlines such as Delta, and serve as spokesperson for media interviews.
Fireball Run: Worked with staff to plan a cross-country road race benefiting Child Rescue Network and missing kids. Coordinated with 10 different cities for community awareness and media relations.
Industrial Engineering/Recruiting Company
Marketing / Communications / Business Development
Promote and brand local engineering company through community partnerships, industry trade shows, growing client relationships, and manage all marketing, social and digital media.
Visit Pensacola / Showcase Pensacola
Brand Pensacola as a tourism destination by creating social media and event campaigns. Coordinated the marketing and promotion of events through traditional and non-traditional media such as news releases, FAM tours, media interviews, flyers and paid advertising.
BP - Gulf Oil Spill Crisis
Public Information Officer
Crisis Communications and Media Spokesperson for South Alabama. Communicated information with local and national media, elected leaders, business leaders and public. Public speaking at community events and media interviews.
Social and Digital Media
Corporate Event Planning
Google Analytics/Ads Certified
PRSA Social Media for Business Certified
Florida Public Relations Association
Award of Distinction
Public Relations Council of Alabama
Medallion Award of Excellence
Southern Public Relations Federation Lantern Award
Suncoast Regional Emmy (2)
Florida Motion, Picture, Television Assoc. (2)
Associated Press Awards
Volunteer Boards and Committees
Public Relations Council of Mobile
2016 - Publicity Chair
2017 - Publicity Chair
2018 - VP Programs
2019 - President Elect
2020 - President
Mobile Area Council of Engineers
2015 - 2020
Festival of Flowers Committee
2018 - Media Relations Chair
Public Relations Society of America
Orlando Chapter Board 2008 - 2010
Florida Public Relations Association Member
Property Owners Association
2018-2020 - President