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Lauren Gilliam

Media Relations Specialist

"Someday is not a day of the week."

Sam Horn

As a media relations specialist, Lauren executes media outreach and secures coverage for B2B technology clients in top-tier and trade publications. Understanding each client’s unique messaging allows her to drive results that build awareness and credibility. She implements high-level strategy by crafting creative pitches, monitoring industry trends and developing reporter relationships.

A Wisconsin native, Lauren graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and a minor in marketing. Before starting her career at Walker Sands as an intern, she studied abroad in Rome, Italy and developed an affinity for gelato and baroque art.


  • Pitching
  • Strategic messaging
  • Enterprise technology
  • Reporter relations


  • Writing
  • AP Style
  • Organization
  • Research


  • Thin crust pizza
  • Pop culture
  • Cooking shows
  • Architecture

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