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Alyssa Velez

Media Relations Specialist

"Sometimes there’s beauty in the tough words—it’s all in how you read them."

Jennifer Niven

As a Media Relations Specialist, Alyssa’s main focus is media outreach, developing content, and securing top-tier and trade media coverage for her B2B clients. Her work includes crafting and creating compelling pitches, increasing brand awareness and monitoring current trends in the world of technology.

Originally from Crown Point, Indiana, Alyssa graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science. Before joining Walker Sands, Alyssa worked as an intern at the Arnolt Center for Investigative Journalism and Women4Change Indiana.

Outside of the office, Alyssa can usually be found dressing up her dog in sweaters, eating sushi or reading a book in a cozy spot.

Specialties

  • B2B technology
  • Research
  • Pitch writing
  • Thought leadership
  • Media relations

Skills

  • Storytelling
  • Collaboration
  • Organization
  • Speed reading
  • Being occasionally funny

Interests

  • Horror movies
  • Craft beer
  • Taylor Swift
  • Capybaras
  • Being right

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