Pheniece Jones and Kathryn Kaplan the Newest Additions for Technology PR Firm
MCLEAN, Va. — September 15, 2010 — SpeakerBox Communications, a leading technology public relations firm, announced today it has brought on Pheniece Jones as senior media specialist and Kathryn Kaplan as account coordinator.
In her new role, Pheniece will be responsible for creating and driving media relations strategy, as well as providing writing and social media counsel across SpeakerBox accounts. Pheniece has more than six years of experience in corporate, brand and government public relations, with an emphasis on strategic media relations. In her previous role at Ketchum in Washington, D.C., she developed media strategies and campaigns for consumer technology and government clients. Pheniece currently serves on the 2010-2011 Social Media Club-DC Chapter’s Marketing and Digital Content Committee. She earned a B.A. in English and Sociology from the College of William and Mary.
Kathryn will be supporting various SpeakerBox accounts and contributing research for clients’ media, speaking and awards PR programs. Prior to joining SpeakerBox, she worked at Fishman Public Relations in Chicago providing media outreach for franchise concepts. She graduated from the University of Maryland in 2008 with a B.A. in Communication.
“Both Pheniece and Kathryn bring exceptional PR experience combined with an understanding of our clients’ business goals and industries throughout the technology sector,” said Elizabeth Shea, president and CEO of SpeakerBox. “The addition of these two new talents ensures that we can support our growth and continue to deliver top-notch PR programs to our clients.”
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About SpeakerBox Communications, LLC
SpeakerBox is the high-tech sector’s dedicated public relations firm, built specifically to meet the rigors of tech-based business communications: crystallizing complex ideas, targeting sophisticated buyers, and moving at the speed of technology. Since 1997, we’ve given voice to the industry’s top thinkers and performers; influenced hundreds of successful product launches, acquisitions, valuations, and IPOs; and helped raise nearly a billion dollars of institutional investment. For more, visit www.speakerboxpr.com.