Senior Communications Associate 08/2019-Present
- Crisis Communication
- Respond to media request for major safety incidents
- Draft statements
- Organize and launch media campaigns
- Prep leadership for media interviews
Media And Marketing Consultant 03/2018 to Current
Front Sight Consulting – Phoenix, AZ
- Secure media coverage for client and create specific campaigns.
- Prepare social media posts and videos to promote the interests and agenda of the client.
- Write and distribute press releases for the ASA.
- Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with media outlets.
- Write, edit and produce stories for multiple media platforms.
Plan and execute fundraising events.
- Develop and implement marketing and communications plans for clients.
- Consult and prep client for on-camera media interviews.
Public Information Officer 02/2017 to Current
Pinal County Sheriff's Office – Florence, AZ
- Develop key messaging and position statements for day to day operations and crisis communications.
- Coach management on communication tactics with stakeholders, community, and media organizations.
- Draft and manage media communications designed to promote company brand and image.
- Execute and grow organization's social media outreach.
Serve as the primary point of contact for incoming media calls.
- Coordinate news releases, media responses, press packets.
Execute media campaign on important issues impacting the community.
- Draft speeches for command staff.
- Draft engaging, accurate and effective press releases.
- Manage routine and crisis communications with the media and members of the public.
- Set up interviews with staff members to field media requests.
- Pitch stories to media organizations to promote company interests.
Multimedia Journalist 08/2011 to 02/2017
KNXV ABC15 – Phoenix, AZ
- Analyzed multiple sources of information for daily newscasts.
- Filtered large amounts of data for a broad audience.
- Worked with various organizations to disseminate information.
- Created and produced stories for various media platforms.
- Built long-term trusting relationships within the community.
- Well-connected and established media contacts