Kate Ottavio

    • Member Type(s): Communications Professional
    • Title:Account Executive
    • Organization:Quinn & Co.
    • Area of Expertise:real estate PR, PR, social media

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    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: real estate PR, PR, social media
      Summary of expertise:
      Kate serves as an Account Executive at Quinn & Co. in the real estate division. In her previous position with Co-Communications, Kate coordinated accounts in the residential and commercial real estate, nonprofit, retail, publication and technology sectors. She won three PRSA Mercury Awards (2 gold, 1 silver), was featured in PR Daily and Ragan.com, created the Co-Communications blog site and currently serves as a founding blogger of PRBreakfastClub.com. Kate received her B.A. in Public Relations, Magna **** Laude (3.8 GPA), with a sociology minor, from Quinnipiac University. She is the recipient of the School of Communication’s Academic Achievement Award for Public Relations, Outstanding Senior Award and served as Recruitment Chair for Lambda Pi Eta, Quinnipiac University’s National Communications Honor Society, and was recognized on Dean’s List all four years of college. An advocate for nonprofits, Kate holds a position on the Connecticut Chapter March of Dimes Communications Committee. Kate is a former Girl Scout troop leader, held an internship at a nonprofit theater in upstate New York and helped develop a public relations campaign for the New Haven Diaper Bank her senior year of college. Kate has successfully placed clients in variety of print and electronic publications including: Real Estate Weekly; The Commercial Record Daily; The Journal News; The Stamford Times; Stamford Advocate; Greenwich Time; Hartford Advocate; Hartford Courant; Hartford Business Journal, Fairfield County Business Journal; Westchester County Business Journal; The Day; Journal Inquirer; among others. She has also coordinated interview segments with WDRC, and garnered television broadcast segments on WFSB, NBC Connecticut, WTNH, Fox 61 and News 12 CT.

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