Media Relations Manager

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Jeni Chose

jeni.chose@gmail.com | (988) 345-7028 | Birmingham, AL

Summary


I am a media relations manager with over 5 years of experience. I have worked in various industries, including the entertainment, technology, and fashion sectors. My skills include media relations strategy development, press release writing and distribution, pitch creation, influencer engagement, event planning and execution, social media management (including paid),and more. In my previous roles I have successfully secured national placements for clients in top-tier outlets such as The New York Times , Wall Street Journal , Forbes , Fast Company , Mashable , TechCrunch . For one client alone I generated over 1 billion earned impressions.

Experience


Media Relations Manager at W.L. Giles, ALJun 2022 - Present

  • Wrote and distributed press release that resulted in 15 media placements.
  • Negotiated and secured a partnership with top-tier blog resulting in exposure to 500,000 monthly readers.
  • Arranged for an exclusive interview on the morning show of local TV affiliate which led to increased viewership by 25%.
  • Partnered with another organization to hold a joint press conference which was covered by all major news outlets in the city.
  • Wrote an op-ed piece that was published in the New York Times, reaching over 1 million readers.

Assistant Media Relations Manager at Dixie Strategies, ALJul 2017 - Apr 2022

  • Wrote and distributed press releases to local, state, and national media outlets which resulted in an increase of media coverage by 20%.
  • Arranged and coordinated interviews between reporters and company spokespeople which led to more positive media exposure.
  • Monitored news stories about the company for accuracy and potential reputation damage, then reported findings to senior management.
  • Wrote articles for the company's website and blog which increased web traffic by 15%.
  • Managed social media accounts with a focus on promoting positive content which grew followers by 10%.
  • Assisted in planning two successful PR campaigns that generated millions of dollars in revenue.

Education


Bachelor of Arts in Journalism at University of AlabamaSep 2013 - May 2017

I've learned how to write stories, interview people, and use social media to spread news.

Skills


  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Public Speaking
  • Media Relations
  • Marketing Communications
  • Event Planning
  • Social Media

Adelyne Salings

adelyne.salings@gmail.com | (111) 146-0272 | Atlanta, GA

Summary


I have over 5 years of experience in media relations and have worked with some of the biggest brands out there. I am an expert at creating relationships with members of the media and have a proven track record when it comes to getting press coverage. I am also very skilled at managing crisis situations and always work to protect my clients' best interests.

Experience


Media Relations Manager at Google, IDMar 2022 - Present

  • Wrote and distributed press releases that resulted in an average of 15 placements per release.
  • Arranged and hosted 5 successful media events with 20 or more attendees each.
  • Secured weekly column inch placement in top local paper for client.
  • Negotiated mutually beneficial partnerships with 3 online influencers resulting in increased web traffic by 10%.
  • Wrote articles that were published on high-profile websites, including Huffington Post, Forbes, and Mashable.
  • Successfully pitched stories to reporters which led to positive coverage in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today.

Assistant Media Relations Manager at Facebook, IDAug 2017 - Mar 2022

  • Wrote and distributed press releases to local, regional, and national media outlets which resulted in an average of 15 placements per release.
  • Developed strong relationships with key members of the media which led to increased coverage for clients.
  • Wrote pitches that secured print, broadcast, and online placements in top-tier outlets such as The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNNMoney.com, Forbes.com etc.
  • Arranged interviews between reporters and clients on a regular basis.
  • Monitored news cycles closely and took advantage of opportunities for client exposure.
  • Actively participated in brainstorming sessions to develop creative publicity campaigns.

Education


Bachelor of Arts in Journalism at University of California, BerkeleySep 2013 - May 2017

I have learned how to find and report on stories, how to interview sources, and how to write for different audiences.

Skills


  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Public Speaking
  • Media Relations
  • Social Media
  • Event Planning
  • Marketing