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Whitney Blalock

Media Relations Specialist

"And now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good."

John Steinbeck

As a media relations specialist, Whitney crafts unique pitches and secures coverage in top-tier and trade publications for her B2B tech clients. She prioritizes understanding client messaging to create interesting content and position her clients as experts in the industry, and monitors developing reporter relationships and industry trends.

A native Texan, Whitney graduated from The University of Alabama in May 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and a minor in psychology. Her career as a Sandsian began as an intern the summer of 2020. Outside of work, you can find Whitney cheering on the Crimson Tide, enjoying a glass of wine or planning her next vacation.

Specialties

  • Pitching
  • Strategic messaging
  • Contributed content
  • Making to-do lists

Skills

  • Writing
  • AP style
  • Collaboration
  • Organization

Interests

  • Trying new recipes
  • Traveling
  • Pilates
  • Historical fiction
  • SEC football

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