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Erin McDermott

Senior PR Manager

"I firmly believe that with the right footwear one can rule the world."

Bette Midler

As a Senior PR Manager in the Seattle office, Erin focuses on executing media outreach and securing top-tier coverage for B2B clients based on the West Coast. Day-to-day, Erin is searching the news for stories and cultivating strong relationships with industry reporters.

She graduated from Gonzaga University with a major in public relations and minor in English writing. Prior to joining Walker Sands, she worked in Gonzaga University’s marketing and communications department as a community and public relations intern.

Originally from Santa Cruz, CA, Erin enjoys a long walk along the coast and a good burrito.


  • Reporter relations
  • Enterprise Software PR
  • Research
  • Florence history
  • West Coast culture


  • Pitch writing
  • Social media
  • Collaboration
  • Museum tours
  • Snacking


  • Retail
  • Italy
  • Dance
  • Pop culture
  • Shoes

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