The Plat4orm Team
Associate, Media and Influencer Relations
Rian Smith is a public relations professional with an expertise in niche subject matter data analysis and storytelling with over 5 years of experience. Over the course of her career, she has worked on contracts with government agencies such as Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Census Bureau (Census), and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Her focus is in conducting research, liaising with clients, building relationships with media, and developing content across multiple projects simultaneously. Rian is based in Los Angeles.
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