Ellie has over 25 years’ experience in the Public Relations industry. She has crafted and executed Public Relations campaigns for clients in the restaurant, tourism, hospitality, spirits, education, law and publishing industries, among others.
She is known as a creative leader, crafting and executing multi-level Public Relations campaigns that involve a variety of tactics, including: special events, publicity, advertising, app and web development, direct mail, community outreach, partnerships and social media. Ellie is admired for her ability to build widespread awareness for her clients while meeting marketing and sales goals.
She most recently served as Public Relations Accounts Supervisor at a leading New Orleans Public Relations firm, and, previously, as a Public Relations Consultant to many, other larger local agencies. Ellie is an accomplished copywriter and published essayist. She began her career in the book world, first serving as an editorial assistant to the late Hunter S. Thompson and, later, as a Book Publicist with Simon & Schuster in New York City.
Ellie holds a Masters of Mass Communication from L.S.U.’s Manship School of Mass Communication and a B.A. in English from Newcomb College.