In her current role she oversees account operations and is the lead media pitcher of top tier and business media for her accounts. She is responsible for overseeing day-to-day account activities and spearheading outreach to top-tier press and industry influencers. In addition to managing day-to-day account activities and acting as a go-to client contact, Melissa is involved in strategic communications plan development, industry news tracking and reaction and the creation of account collateral. Her passion for technology and current affairs makes her a media maven; her pitching style is smart, calculated and aggressive.
Prior to working at Rogue, Melissa spent seven years at Fusion Public Relations where she served as an Account Supervisor. Prior to Fusion, Melissa spent time at Edelman Worldwide, where she worked on healthcare clients and Gray & Rice Public Relations in Boston, where she worked on wireless technology, industrial manufacturing and electrical clients.
Melissa has garnered impressive coverage for clients with major media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, BusinessWeek, Fortune, and tier-one IT press and wireless press.