Katie Pratt

Media Relations Specialist

Kathryn Pratt, Walker Sands

Katie is a media relations specialist at Walker Sands, where she works with B2B technology companies focused in the retail technology, education technology and construction technology spaces. Katie focuses on executing media relations strategies and assisting in the content creation to generate brand awareness and establish clients as thought leaders in their respective fields.

Prior to joining Walker Sands in 2016, Katie gained corporate communications and B2B content experience with Assurance. She also held positions in strategic resources at State Farm and in public relations and events with PAWS Chicago.

Katie graduated cum laude from DePaul University with a degree in public relations and advertising.

When she isn’t fulfilling Eater’s 25 Essential Cheap Eats in Chicago, Katie can be found flexing her (very) amateur guitar skills on her Wrigleyville stoop.

 

Q&A with Katie Pratt

What is your favorite book of all time?

The Princess Diarist. I’m a big Star Wars nerd and an even bigger Carrie Fisher fan.

What is your favorite place in Chicago that isn't a typical tourist destination

The Addison Steps. They’re on the Lakefront Trail but off the beaten path, so you can enjoy the lake and sun without all of the crowds and tourists.

Would you rather have the office stocked 24/7 with Starbucks coffee or Garrett popcorn?

Starbucks because I had a short stint as a barista there and would want to relive my glory days. However, the recipe for this #UnicornFrappuccino boggles me.

One thing people in the world wouldn't know about you?

I’ve ran four marathons. With very little ease and grace, but still finished nonetheless!

If you could live anywhere else in the world where would it be?

Nafplio, Greece. Sun, sea and saganaki — what else could you ask for?

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