Media Relations Specialist
August 2017 — Present
Developed and maintained relationships with print, broadcast and online reporters and editors in Los Angeles, Arizona, Arkansas, Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, Nevada and more. Updated database and media lists by conducting daily research and outreach. Maintained presence on social media channels and leveraged social media to gain new contacts and followers. Researched and pitched stories for SportsWire and EntertainmentWire. Monitored and oversaw all requests and inquiries from journalists as well as schedule weekly visits with media. Attended monthly Journalist and PR organization meetings and panels. Coordinated and planned quarterly Meet the Media Breakfasts for dozens of clients and prospects in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Orange County. Brainstormed and created content for the company blog and newsletter. Researched and pitched media on licensing and other services.