Sarasota, Fla. — One Eight Oh PR, a Sarasota and Denver based public relations agency, recently promoted Kate De Michieli to director of public relations and welcomed Suzanne Bokish as social media coordinator.
De Michieli joined the agency in 2018 as a PR and social media coordinator and has worked with clients in multiple industries promoting brands, launching social media campaigns and writing press releases. She has spearheaded campaigns that have created compelling content for businesses nationwide, earned national media coverage for clients and has increased engagement tremendously on various platforms for One Eight Oh customers.
In her new role, De Michieli will help oversee public relations and account management activities, including PR planning, media relations and social media management for the agency’s clients.
“Kate has been an integral part in our firm’s growth and success since she joined the team five years ago,” said Candice Brown-McElyea, president of the public relations agency. “Her level of professionalism and dedication to client success has helped our agency gain accolades and press coverage for clients across the country, and she is an enormous asset to our team.”
De Michieli was recently named a 35 under 35 award recipient by SRQ Magazine.
Prior to One Eight Oh PR, De Michieli worked for an internet marketing company. In her spare time, she is a social media influencer and runs a lifestyle blog called Life With Kate Rose that focuses on travel, food, fashion and more. A Sarasota native, she attended the University of South Florida, where she received a bachelor’s degree in professional and technical communication.
One Eight Oh PR also added Suzanne Bokish to the team as social media coordinator. In her role, Bokish handles social media content creation for multiple clients and launches strategic campaigns to earn engagement across multiple platforms. In her spare time, Bokish is a lifestyle influencer with a fashion background. She launched her social media presence by visiting all 50 states and blogging about her experience. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a focus in fashion merchandising from Berkeley College.
About One Eight Oh PR
One Eight Oh PR is a full-service public relations firm based in Sarasota, Fla. and Denver, Co. Founded in 2012 by owner and president Candice Brown-McElyea, the agency handles public relations strategy, press writing and social media marketing for a diverse group of clients, as well as political and image consulting, crisis communications and media coaching. For more information go to www.OneEightOhPR.com
[Photo 1 attached: Kate De Michieli]