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Ruthie T.

Average rate
$60/hour
  • Joined August 2016

I'm a creative, energetic and passionate freelance public relations professional with over 5 years of experience!

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
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Ruthie T.
Los Angeles, CA, United States

Services

Categories

Social Media Public Relations Copywriting Strategy

Experience

Summary

Deep understanding of media relations, and a successful track record of securing high-level print, broadcast and new media placements.

Work history

Public Relations Consultant
Provided relations services to Zumado clients within the legal, pharmaceutical, automotive and technology industries. Secured feature articles in top business and legal trade publications including Forbes and Bloomberg Business
Public Relations Coordinator
Secured feature article on Chairman of the firm in Forbes magazine Spearheaded writing projects including news releases, media briefing documents, editorial submissions, etc. Worked with small in-house team to develop and execute global PR plans
Senior Account Executive (Freelancer)
Managed public relations initiatives and campaigns for a variety of consumer, digital and non-profit clients Developed and maintained strong relationships with key media members Wrote and edited various communications materials
Communications Associate
Developed and implemented successful traditional and digital PR campaigns for advocacy, corporate and non-profit clients Produced and coordinated client events and press conferences Established and sustained strategic relationships with media

Education

Accreditations

University of Connecticut
Journalism and Political Science

Skills

Skills

media relations social media strategy content creation public relations corporate communications influencer outreach events blogger relations brand strategy writing

Tools

Basecamp Twitter Facebook Slack Hootsuite LinkedIn Instagram Powerpoint Wordpress Pinterest YouTube Facebook Advertising Cision Google Analytics Tweetdeck

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 30hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year

Interests

Industries I love

Animals & Pets Banking & Finance Consumer Products Education Events Food Government Health & Wellness PR & Communications Professional Services

What I read

Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Caribbean Journal,

Side projects

Birds of Paradise Public Relations, PostMates