Elev8 New Media’s public relations and social media teams are award-winning professionals striving to build strong relationships with our clients and the media, while also providing creative strategies to meet their objectives. Our teams are experienced in developing and executing strategic campaigns, utilizing innovative tactics to create maximum visibility and engagement. We offer comprehensive services to ensure our clients’ campaigns are successful, including social media management, media relations, content creation, and influencer outreach.
Our team is dedicated to providing our clients with the highest level of service, which is why we have won numerous awards for our work. Whether you’re looking for a short-term campaign or long-term strategy, our award-winning public relations and social media teams are here to help.
Elev8 New Media builds culture off of one another. There is not one specific set culture, but rather a culture inclusive of a team of individuals coming together as one to serve a common purpose: Elevating our client companies. We are proud to be an award-winning team and look forward to continuing our success.
Jessica is the CEO and Co-Founder of Elev8 New Media. Since early 2018, Elev8 New Media has provided private and publicly-traded companies media relations services and strategy-focused full-service public relations (PR) to clients across all industries. Elev8 has obtained coverage for clients in mainstream, broadcast, trade, and local media. Jessica advises management teams on strategic positioning and effectively articulating company stories to the mainstream community. She is Google Certified and manages various clients’ digital advertising campaigns. Additionally, Jessica is a member of the Forbes Los Angeles Business Council. Jessica holds a Bachelor of Science in International Business from Pepperdine University and holds a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine Graziadio Business School.
Amber leads a results-driven team while strategizing alongside clients to ensure appropriate content distribution on several social media channels and within the media. She assists clients by growing their social media presence across several media platforms while maintaining the voice of the client company. She is well-versed in compliance and regulatory standards in various industries. Amber has a keen eye for design and handles all creative in-house. Amber brings to Elev8 six years of media relations and social media experience managing clients’ corporate and executive social media channels. As a Los Angeles native, Amber enjoys the warm sunshine with her dog, Percy.
Alec coordinates media relations for Elev8, overseeing PR strategy and pitching efforts for client companies across the tech, consumer, finance and biopharma industries. His experience in public relations began in travel and hospitality, in addition to personal publicity for entertainment and entrepreneurial personalities. Having secured sought-after media coverage across various mediums, Alec works to storytell on behalf of Elev8’s clients by conveying key messaging, strengthening brand visibility and presence, and curating relationships with both media and respective audiences. When not coordinating press, he’s likely en route to his next destination!
Tiffany manages Elev8’s corporate social media content while effectively managing social media marketing campaigns. She strategizes to create highly-engaging posts and graphics to help client profiles reach their goals, whether that is follower growth, post likes and engagement, website traffic, and beyond. Tiffany also brings journalism experiences to Elev8 and ensures her clients receive sought-after media exposure and placements in a range of industries including fintech, commodities, consumer goods, business, entrepreneurship, and more. Additionally, she has a keen eye for “new media” opportunities such as podcasts and YouTube influencer management. Outside of work, Tiffany loves spending time with her husband and Frenchie, hot yoga, reading, a good cocktail, and a little dancing.
Stephanie Chen is a Senior Account Executive deeply invested in ideas that help companies and brands advance toward a more sustainable and inclusive world. She helps drive PR strategy and media relations for Elev8’s clients shaping the future through innovations in technology, finance, crypto, healthcare, and more. Her work includes building strategic campaigns, launching new brand identities, creative storytelling, media relations, and corporate communications. Prior to her current line of concentration in tech, finance, and healthcare, Stephanie was a publicist in the fine art sector. From startups to large multi-national brands, she has a proven track record in developing and executing PR campaigns both in the U.S. and internationally, always with a focus on generating measurable business results that impact the brand’s bottom line.
Jessica Berek is a seasoned relationship development and media relations maven, having led integrated PR efforts for corporate executives and emerging innovations in the design, digital, and entertainment spaces. As an Account Executive at Elev8, she is responsible for executing the marketing, public relations, and content strategies of the agency’s current and growing roster. Throughout her career, Jessica has shined in purpose-driven marketing, where her contributions are credited to successful campaigns for clients in entertainment, fashion, events, and non-profit. She thrives working across industries, guiding new product launches, and amplifying cultural advancements in healthcare and tech. Her career also encompasses milestones in fundraising and strategic engagement, having spent several years managing the largest and fastest-growing family fund at leading health organization, the Alzheimer’s Association. Jessica’s multidisciplinary background includes a Bachelor of Science in Media, Culture, and Communications from NYU and a Master of Social Work from USC. When out of the office, she loves cooking, binging new podcasts, and seeing live comedy.
Melissa supports daily operations for both Elev8 New Media and its client roster. She manages scheduling interviews for clients with media personnel and handles the logistics for upcoming on-air interviews. Internally, Melissa supports regular office operations. With an outgoing and friendly personality, she can maintain a consistent and upbeat schedule for her team. With over five years of administrative experience, Melissa has excellent business organizational skills while providing an unparalleled client experience. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys cooking, travel, and helping to make people smile.
Hannah’s media relations background and experience has developed from non-profits and startups to government agencies and economic development corporations. Hannah goes beyond traditional PR techniques to secure our clients’ media coverage. By ensuring Elev8’s clients garner key exposure in both traditional and new media, she crafts their messages to become cohesive, easy to follow, and powerful. Hannah received her undergraduate degree in Journalism with a concentration in news at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo. She enjoys being with her family, traveling, and wine tasting in her free time.
With Tiffany’s experiences in media relations and social media, Tiffany brings to Elev8 new perspectives and fresh creativity. Having secured media coverage for clients across a variety of industries in previous roles, including technology and lifestyle, she currently works to amplify client voices and grow their social media presence via content creation, design, and writing social copy. Tiffany earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University. In her free time, she enjoys going to the gym, scrolling through social media, napping, spending time with her dog, and traveling.
Through our client campaign work and agency-related work, these recognitions are a testament to our hard work and dedication to our industry and our commitment to providing the highest quality of services. We are proud to be recognized as a leader in our field and to be acknowledged for our hard work and dedication. These awards are a reminder that our efforts are appreciated and valued, and we look forward to continuing to excel in our industry.