McKeeman Communications, a 23-year agency specializing in public relations and communications, is proud to announce that Katie Parker has joined the company as a senior account executive and media relations manager.
An Emmy-nominated television news veteran, Parker spent the past 13 years working in broadcast news in Charlotte and Raleigh, NC.
McKeeman Communications CEO and owner Kim McKeeman was delighted to share the news of Parker’s addition to the McKeeman team. Parker will report directly to McKeeman.
“We’re so pleased to have Katie Parker join McKeeman Communications,” McKeeman said. “Katie brings invaluable insights, having experienced the news business as it was, and the news business as it is now. Katie’s years in the communications business, her professionalism and passion for solving issues makes her a great fit for our team and our clients.”
When it comes to the inner-workings of the newsroom, and the evolving platforms of media, Parker’s experience will help clients identify the critical elements that set their stories up for better media coverage success, and cultivate lasting relationships with the news media.
For nearly 8 years, Parker has grown her career and family in Charlotte, professionally as news producer with WSOC-TV. She has become immersed in her community and has an extensive knowledge of the factors, people and businesses that are behind the Queen City’s most recent boom. She is also delighted to work with clients in Raleigh, having attended Peace College and having begun her news career at WRAL and News 14.
With the addition of Parker, McKeeman Communications has in-market presence in Raleigh, Greenville and Charlotte, NC, as well as in the greater Nashville, TN area.