Katie Ruesgen, a veteran in the public relations industry with 15 years of experience, has worked with a variety of clients in the retail, health and wellness, food/beverage, and CPG sectors, guiding them on earned media programs and storytelling campaigns. She acts as an extension to client teams, developing strategic media relations programs and connecting to influencers. With her well-developed and strong media relationships, Katie delivers consistent placements for clients in top-tier outlets that drive buzz and awareness.
Katie was a senior leader at Carmichael Lynch Relate, a mid-size PR and advertising agency, where she led the food and CPG media relations practice. There she oversaw programs for Evereve, Garden of Life, Helzberg Diamonds, Arla Foods, Post Cereals, Red Baron Pizza, Stacy’s Pita Chips, to name a few. At AGEAN, she is the Director of Media Relations and helps set the strategies and targets for bringing client programs, products and people to the media in compelling, credible and creative ways.
When Katie is not working, she’s tending to two toddlers that keep her creative juices flowing. A former college athlete, you can find her on Peloton or trying to figure out where she can get her next cup of coffee.