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Joshua Lahey

Senior Media Relations Specialist

“The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Work is the key to success, and hard work can help you accomplish anything.”

Vince Lombardi

As a Senior Media Relations Specialist, Josh communicates with members of the media to secure quality and impactful coverage for a variety of clientele in the B2B tech space. Positioning his clients as thought leaders, Josh utilizes industry trends, topics and news to strengthen conversations with the media, resulting in unique and effective opportunities for the clients.

Prior to joining Walker Sands, Josh conducted and led local media relations for several national franchise brands spanning from food and fitness to lifestyle and retail. A native of Orland Park, IL, Josh graduated from North Central College in Naperville, IL, with a degree in organizational communications with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in theatre. Outside of work, Josh enjoys all types of food preparation (cooking, grilling, baking) and cycling. He enjoys watching any sporting event and is a die-hard Chicago sports fan, for better and for worse.

Specialties

  • Teamwork
  • Organization
  • Research
  • Strategy
  • AP Style

Skills

  • Media relations
  • Writing and editing
  • Creative thinking
  • Public speaking

Interests

  • Cycling
  • Cooking
  • Sports
  • Pina coladas
  • Getting caught in the rain

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