About

amber headshotFor nearly 20 years, I have been providing strategic communications services for a wide range of clients and organizations. I have focused on launching and building communications programs for groups working on education, environmental and economic issues.

For the past six years, I have been building an expertise in social media, website development and content marketing. I help clients successfully incorporate these tools into their overall communications plans and campaigns. I also provide all levels of traditional media and public relations services including:

  • messaging,
  • press release writing,
  • editing,
  • media pitching,
  • developing written and web-based materials and
  • spokesperson training.

Take a look at some examples of my work on this site. Give me a call or send me an email to talk about how I might be able to help you and your organization.

You can also check out my LinkedIn profile for more about my work and download my resume.

My background



Prior to starting my own company in 2011, I rejoined Tricom Associates in 2005 to manage clients focused on education and environmental issues. In addition to strategic direction, I provided all levels of media services including messaging, press release writing, media pitching, social media outreach, development of written and web-based materials and spokesperson training. I also served as the social media expert for the firm, providing advice and guidance on incorporating social media into all clients’ communication plans and campaigns. I previously worked at Tricom from 1995-1997.

I was the director of outreach and media relations for Child Trends, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center where I managed outreach to the media, Congress, the Administration and state and local policymakers. During my four years with Child Trends, I established the organization as a national source for the media and policymakers looking for unbiased data and trends on American children. Working closely with researchers, I helped translate social science research for media, policymakers and the public, and trained researchers to do the same.

I also served as an account supervisor at The Rogers Group (now Rogers Rudder Finn) in Los Angeles, providing day-to-day media relations counsel, as well as long-term messaging and media and event planning, for the California Children and Families Commission (First 5 California) and their 58 county commissions.

I have an M.A. in political management from The George Washington University, and a B.A in political science and a certificate in political communications from Ohio University.

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