Lauren Pratapas Named a PR News “Rising Star of 2012”
Story Partners Senior Director Honored by Leading PR Publication
Washington, D.C. – (November 29, 2012) Story Partners, one of the nation’s most dynamic and rapidly growing public affairs firms, is pleased to announce that senior director Lauren Pratapas has been honored by PR News, a public affairs industry leading publication, as a Rising Star Under the Age of 30.
“Lauren is a tremendous asset to the team at Story Partners,” said Amos Snead, Principal with Story Partners. “Our firm seeks out rising talent and Lauren is a shining example of the next generation of public affairs leaders with strong media and Capitol Hill experience.”
“I am truly honored to be recognized by PR News,” said Pratapas. “I have been fortunate to have been taught by brilliant mentors throughout my career, from Wolf Blitzer at CNN to Gloria Story Dittus and Debra Cabral at Story Partners. The Story Partners team is focused on delivering results for our clients and it is great that our team is receiving recognition from within the public relations industry.”
Prior to joining the Story Partners team, Pratapas served as the Director of New Media for Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy in the United States House of Representatives, where she modernized the digital media operation and her work on the first of its kind project “WhipCast” was recently honored with multiple awards by the American Association of Political Consultants.
Previously, she spent two years at CNN, where she contributed to Wolf Blitzer’s award-winning Situation Room coverage, engaged in daily coverage of Capitol Hill, and helped shape network coverage of President Obama’s historic inauguration and other national and international news.
In addition to her professional career, Lauren served as Social Director on the board for the Republican Communications Association and on the board of the Republican Women on the Hill.
About Story Partners
Story Partners, LLC, a 21st century public affairs firm, successfully maneuvers through the clutter of today’s crowded media environment, anticipating the next challenge to deliver measurable results for clients. Our team provides unsurpassed strategic and tactical guidance on critical issues confronting business and industry. Story Partners has vast experience in public affairs campaigns, crisis communications, executive positioning, coalition and third-party development and grassroots campaigns. By utilizing innovative new media and social networking strategies, we will change the dynamics of how your issue is framed, your allies are developed and how your story is told.