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Plat4orm Team Spotlight Rian Smith

 Name: Rian Smith  Location: Los Angeles, California  Role: Associate, Media and Influencer Relations   What brought you to Plat4orm? What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most?  I was looking to use my public relations skills to interact more with the media,...

Six Productivity Tools and Tips for Working Remotely

We at Plat4orm are no strangers to remote work. In fact, 10 years before the rest of the world was working remotely due to the pandemic, our company founder, Valerie Chan, purposely created and structured our company to be fully remote. She understood the benefits...

PR Pitch Tips from a Former Journalist

As a journalist, perpetually caught in the in the hamster wheel of the news cycle, I quickly learned you must constantly trudge forward through mounds of irrelevant text populating your inbox. I could produce a tome as long as the Game of Thrones franchise...

Legalweek 2022 Recap: Back To Normal

When I started at Plat4orm in January of 2020, one of my very first assignments was attending Legalweek in New York City. Legalweek is an annual industry conference for legal professionals and legal technology vendors. As a new employee, attending Legalweek was an...

Lessons Learned from My First Year at a PR Agency

As a public relations professional, I often get the “What exactly do you do?” question from family and friends who view my job as, well, esoteric. Sure, on the surface they get what public relations entails – “You manage external or public communications for...

Plat4orm Team Spotlight: David Splivalo

Name: David Splivalo  Location: San Francisco Bay Area  Role: Managing Director Years with Plat4orm: 5 months  What brought you to Plat4orm? What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most? I’ve been immersed in the high-tech agency PR business since the .com...

Plat4orm Team Spotlight: Danielle Kane

Name: Danielle Kane Location:  New York Role: Associate, Media and Influencer Relations Years with Plat4orm: One What brought you to Plat4orm? What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most? I was interested in Plat4orm because of the agency’s emphasis on B2B PR....

Plat4orm Team Spotlight: Jessi Adler

 Name: Jessi Adler Location:  Michigan Role: Director Years with Plat4orm:  1.5 What brought you to Plat4orm? What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most? After years of the corporate commute and the same four brick office walls, I sought a new opportunity and...

Plat4orm Team Spotlight: Erin Harrison

Name: Erin Harrison Location:  East Coast Role: Managing Director Years with Plat4orm:  2.5 What brought/attracted you to Plat4orm? What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most? I knew Valerie (our founder and principal) since my days as a legal journalist and...

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Plat4orm Team Spotlight Nate Jenks

Name: Nate Jenks Location:  Chicago Role:  Director, Marketing & Business Development Years with Plat4orm:  2 What brought/attracted you to Plat4orm? What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most? Plat4orm has been familiar to me for many years given how well...