Oversaw PR efforts for all brands (Disney On Ice, Marvel Universe LIVE!, Sesame Street Live, Jurassic World Live Tour, Monster Jam, Monster Energy Supercross) touring through Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota, Wisconsin,
Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Central/Eastern Canada (Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec)
• Hired, managed, and evaluated local publicists (25+) and directed communications More ...
Director, Media Relations - Europe
Choose Chicago | Chicago, IL, USA
January 2017 - June 2018
Spearheaded media relations strategies and programs to generate publicity in Europe for Chicago as a must-visit
tourist destination with goal of increasing visitation from Europe
• Secured over 200 media visits from Europe & the Middle East, resulting in coverage valuing $15 million and leading to a substantial increase of visitors in 2018 over 2017 (14.1% increase from U.K. visitors and 10.9 More ...
Cirque du Soleil | Remote
April 2012 - January 2017
Developed and led PR campaigns for Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour (#8 top grossing music tour of all time), KOOZA (traditional show under the Big Top), and TORUK – The First Flight (inspired by James Cameron’s AVATAR) while touring full-time in over 150 cities across North America, Europe, Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East
•Simultaneously managed 20+ PR campaigns and agencies More ...