Planned Television Arts
May 2007 to August 2007
May 2004 to August 2004
Senior Director, Earned Media
Director, Earned Media
April 2017 to March 2020
Manager, Earned Media
October 2013 to April 2015
PR Breakfast Club
September 2009 to March 2011
Planned Television Arts, divison of Ruder Finn
Conference Coordinator/Associate Publicist
March 2009 to April 2010
Assistant Account Executive
October 2008 to January 2009
August 2006 to May 2008
Senior Manager, Earned Media
April 2015 to April 2017
Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Senior Account Executive
May 2010 to September 2013
Greater New York City Area
What company does Christina Khoury Folkens work for?
Christina Khoury Folkens works for Planned Television Arts
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Christina Khoury Folkens is Intern
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Christina Khoury Folkens works in the Public Relations and Communications industry.
Intern @ Planned Television Arts From May 2007 to August 2007 (4 months) Intern @ Dockers From May 2004 to August 2004 (4 months) Senior Director, Earned Media @ W2O Group Director, Earned Media @ W2O Group From April 2017 to March 2020 (3 years) Manager, Earned Media @ W2O Group From October 2013 to April 2015 (1 year 7 months) Founding Member @ PR Breakfast Club Co-founded industry leading Web site discussing relevant and timely issues in social media and public relations and contribute weekly columnGroup panelist for The 2010 Media Relations Best Practices Summit, presented by PRSA and Ragan’s PR DailyRated #33 on Cision's Top 100 Social Media & Internet Marketing Bloggers (http://blog.us.cision.com/2009/01/top-100-social-media-internet-marketing-bloggers/) From September 2009 to March 2011 (1 year 7 months) Conference Coordinator/Associate Publicist @ Planned Television Arts, divison of Ruder Finn • Serve as primary publicist for authors in a variety of genre including business, women’s interest and health • Secure strategic placements in top broadcast, print, and social media outlets such as WPIX-NY, Publisher’s Weekly, and Glamour.com, to name a few• Book and produce Morning Drive Radio Tours with interviews in the top ten markets• Coordinate city tours for authors, securing broadcast media in top cities like Denver, Cincinnati, Cleveland, and New York•Write press kits to coordinate with advanced copy and finished copy mailings to print, broadcast and social media outlets From March 2009 to April 2010 (1 year 2 months) Assistant Account Executive @ Giles Communications •Created press releases for Yamaha Corporation of America to be distributed to media at NAMM tradeshow. •Produced a national event for Manhattanville College with many media placements in print, TV and radio. •Landed media placements for music accompaniment software client, SmartMusic. •Congruently researched and updated company’s databases on clients, industries and media contacts. From October 2008 to January 2009 (4 months) Resident Assistant @ Quinnipiac University From August 2006 to May 2008 (1 year 10 months) Senior Manager, Earned Media @ W2O Group From April 2015 to April 2017 (2 years 1 month) Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul AreaSenior Account Executive @ Quinn PR Started as a junior account executive in 2010; promoted to an account executive in 2011 and senior account executive in 2012. Managed four travel accounts, acting as day-to-day contact and working closely with corporate leadership. Efforts included press release writing and trend pitching, and developing strategic public relation plans, and social media/digital communication. Clients include Affinia Hotels (boutique hotel collection), MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel, Occidental Hotels and Resorts and Travel Bound. Secured significant media coverage in top consumer and trade outlets, including cover story of USA Today, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Good Morning America, Today Show, Fox Business, AP, Travel + Leisure, Forbes.com and CNN.com along with many other travel publications.Developed award-winning campaigns on behalf of Affinia Hotels, including HSMAI's Best of Show in PR for Tender Loving Comfort Movement and a Platinum for digital work with Boo, The World's Cutest Dog. Trained clients and managed social media accounts to increase engagement with key audiences. Serve as head of the “Purple Lounge” blog committee, posting industry-related content and advising a group of contributors.Responsible for interviewing, hiring, and managing interns as part of the internship committee.AWARDS PRSA Silver Anvil Award of Excellence – Affinia Hotels’ Tender Loving Comfort Campaign.PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards – Honorable mention for Affinia Hotels’ Tender Loving Comfort Campaign. HSMAI Adrian Awards - Six awards for initiatives on Affinia Hotels; four Gold (two of which won Platinum) and two Bronze. PR News’ Digital PR Awards - Honorable mention for Boo’s visit to Affinia Gardens.PRSA Big Apple Awards - Honorable mention for TLC campaign.2012 Bulldog Reporter Awards – Honorable mention for outdoor space campaign. From May 2010 to September 2013 (3 years 5 months) Greater New York City Area
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