Strategic messaging, digital campaigns, media relations and partnership building. All are components of the work that Amy has done for the past 10 years.


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Digital Campaigns

CollegeGambling.org  – March Madness 2014


BetonU College Gambling Infographic CollegeGambling.org Digital Campaign


  • 15% of NCAA Division I schools began using the CollegeGambling.org Toolkit during college orientation
  • Increased digital engagement by 30% on the NCRG’s social channels; increased followers by 20% across social channels
  • Newly released video viewed more than 2,000 times in first week on CollegeGambling.org
  • Survey and video garnered coverage in casino industry and higher education trade outlets

Message Strategy for Education on Public Health

National Center for Responsible Gaming

“What is a Gambling Disorder?”

“Impact of the NCRG”


  • Conducted market research that showed key stakeholders’ level of understanding for gambling disorder and responsible gaming; findings showed that clear, concise videos were a strong way to communicate complex information.
  • Completed landscape analysis of donor companies and the commercial casino industry
  • Tested messaging with select stakeholders with the goal of elevating the field of gambling disorder as a larger mental health issue as an addiction


  • Developed a revised organization messaging document to highlight the NCRG’s movement to it’s 2020 goals, focusing on evidence-based treatment options and outreach to regulators
  • Created two videos that explained the basic science and the NCRG’s work over the past 20 years; both have been shared online and in training meetings for casino employees at all levels
  • Grew the NCRG’s partnership group to include 15 national mental health organizations and affiliated groups, including national sports leagues and membership associations for lawyers, judges and medical professionals
  • Raised the profile of the field among researchers; NCRG-funded research cited as rationale for including gambling disorder as an addiction in the American Psychiatric Association’s fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)

Media Relations

White House Commission on Presidential Scholars – U.S. Department of Education

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  • Conducted full media analysis of past Presidential Scholars Program; provided counsel to president-appointed advisory committee and U.S. Department of Education leadership
  • Developed and implemented customized media relations training for 25 high-school seniors and advisory committee
  • Pitched both programmatic and individual participant stories to national, international and local media


  • Placed more than 100 stories in national and local outlets, including CBS News, USA Today and The Washington Post
  • Increased social media engagement with the U.S. Department of Education feeds by 20%

Online Engagement

National Indian Education Association – Website Redesign and Social Media Launch

NIEA Website


  • Worked with Board of Directors to refine the NIEA’s mission and vision
  • Clarified the NIEA’s messaging for the end goal of increasing the organization’s membership
  • Developed a comprehensive social media landscape and conducted traditional and social media training for NIEA Board members and key partners
  • Directed vendor during website redesign and photo shoots in Native communities to represent our key audiences
  • Implemented A/B testing with social media posts; finalized social media editorial calendar


  • Increase in engagement on social media channels by 25% each month for first three months
  • Garnered extensive media coverage in trade press for goal audiences
  • Sustained social media plans helped to increase membership by 2,000 in the first year