Kristen Burke joined Schmidt Public Affairs in June 2012 to assist in the integration of digital and social strategies to leverage issue management, grassroots advocacy, media relations, and special event efforts on behalf of clients.
Prior to joining Schmidt Public Affairs, Kristen was an account manager at RB Oppenheim Associates, a public relations and digital marketing firm in Tallahassee, Fla. During that time, she was responsible for managing client needs ranging from conference planning to association management, with an emphasis on website development and digital outreach.
Kristen’s digital capabilities include social media strategy and management; online community and coalition building; online and social media advertising; web audio and video production and promotion; search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM); online reputation management; web design; blog and website content development; and graphic design.
Prior to her work at RB Oppenheim Associates, Kristen was a freelance writer for Florida publications including the Gainesville Sun.
Kristen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in public relations with a minor in Business from Florida State University.