Katie Riggs joined Schmidt Public Affairs in 2015 as Social Media Coordinator, implementing online strategy and generating original content for clients across major social media platforms.


Prior to Schmidt Public Affairs, Katie was a Senior Account Executive with Harris Media LLC, a digital marketing firm based out of Austin, TX, working with a variety of political, corporate and advocacy clients. Katie gained extensive experience in all things digital spending the majority of her time overseeing social media outreach and organizing grassroots campaigns, while educating and building communities of supporters for the energy industry.


Katie grew up in Austin, Texas and graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications. While she will always call Texas home, Katie moved to D.C. the spring of 2015 excited to join the team at SPA.


While away from the office, she enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, shopping in Georgetown and cheering for her new favorite baseball team, the Washington Nationals.