October 18, NEW YORK – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), international public relations agency, has appointed Alex Taylor as Senior Consumer Media Specialist. Taylor has strong relationships with all the top national U.S. media, including broadcast.
“This is a tremendous opportunity to do media relations at a top-tier communications company for some of the biggest brands in the world,” said Taylor. “I couldn’t turn this down.”
Taylor was most recently Vice President at Marina Maher Communications where she led the agency’s earned media strategy, developing breakthrough media plans that launched and sustained both campaigns and comms platforms. She secured national top-tier coverage for all her brands, ensuring key messaging and sparking brand affinity. Taylor has worked for communications and media agencies, including LFB Media Group and Edelman, since 2012.
Richard Millar, H+K’s Global President who has responsibility for the US, said, “Effective storytelling is part of our heritage here at H+K, and earned media is the first lens we look through. Alex has an exceptional track record in media relations and will deliver great value to our clients and our team. She is high-energy, incredibly collaborative and ready to do great work here at H+K. I’m delighted she’s joining us.”
A veteran New Yorker, Taylor has decided to pursue this next chapter on the west coast at H+K LA and will be working on our Spotify, adidas, and MSC Cruises clients as well as others.
H+K has offices in more than 40 countries worldwide, delivering award winning campaigns to clients across all sectors and disciplines and with a focus on continued innovation for the industry. Recent innovations include Flight School +, a crisis communications training and simulation tool, Better Impact™, a new approach to brand purpose and CSR, and H+K Smarter™, a behavioral science unit.
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