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Taylor Odekirk

Senior Media Relations Specialist

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!"

Audrey Hepburn

As a Senior Media Relations Specialist, Taylor executes media outreach and secures coverage for B2B tech clients in top-tier and trade publications. Understanding each client’s unique messaging allows her to drive results that build awareness and credibility. Day-to-day you can find her creating strategic pitches, developing reporter relationships and searching for newsjacking opportunities.

Prior to joining Walker Sands, Taylor gained PR experience working for a nonprofit in Iowa City and a tech startup in Paris. She graduated from the University of Iowa with bachelor’s degrees in marketing and journalism. Go Hawks!

Specialties

  • Pitching
  • Research
  • Media relations

Skills

  • Writing/editing
  • Newsjacking
  • Organization
  • Playing violin

Interests

  • Travel
  • Wine
  • True crime
  • Reading
  • Hiking

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