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Aaron K. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 7, 2014

Aaron K.

   United States
  |   Los Angeles, CA

Overview

Aaron Kokoruz joined Ketchum, one of the world's leading global public relations firms, in September 2013 and has nearly 10 years of experience in broadcast journalism and public relations. Aaron specializes in travel and hospitality and currently supports Hilton Hotels & Resorts and The Hertz Corporation. His experience includes crisis communications, strategic messaging, event planning, media relations, social media counseling, account management, grassroots and media training.

Prior to joining Ketchum, Aaron worked at Weber Shandwick on...

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Skills (10)

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Crisis Communications
Media Relations
Social Media
Event Planning
Strategic Communications
Public Relations
Media Outreach
Corporate Communications
Public Affairs
Internal Communications

Employment

Ketchum
Managing Account Supervisor
2013 - Present
• Co-lead media coordination and strategy for the launch of Lay’s Wavy Original Potato Chips Dipped in Milk Chocolate, resulting in hundreds of positively-toned placements and nearly 700 million...
Weber Shandwick
Group Manager
2010 - 2013
• Promoted from Account Supervisor to Group Manager in less than two years due to excellent client relation skills and the ability to lead numerous large projects • Lead international media...
The Harrell Group (Now Allison+Partners)
Senior Account Executive
2007 - 2010
• Designed and lead extensive traditional and digital media campaigns for Fortune 500 clients, resulting in several top tier national and local media placements • Planned and facilitated crisis...
The Hawthorn Group, L.C.
Account Executive
2006 - 2007
• Helped develop and execute a major grassroots campaign for a coalition promoting the use of clean energy • Traveled internationally with the Chairman and CEO to give business development and...
Texas Cable News (Belo Corp.)
Producer
2004 - 2006
• Recruited to join TXCN by the news director due to excellent writing and ability to juggle multiple breaking news stories as an intern • Promoted three times in one year to ultimately fill the...
Southwest Airlines
Public Relations Intern
2004 - 2004
• Assisted in coordinating major media events that included Southwest starting service to Philadelphia and delivery of Southwest’s 400th Boeing 737 • Wrote for SPIRIT Magazine, the in-flight...

Education

Texas Christian University
Broadcast Journalism, BS
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