Director of Business Development
Lauryn joined Dittoe PR as an account executive where she honed her media relations and content creation skills before transitioning to business development. Today, as director of business development, Lauryn works to identify and secure new business for the firm, fosters ongoing relationships with clients, and supports Dittoe’s own PR and marketing efforts. She loves meeting new people, learning about their organizations, and figuring out how PR and social media can help them achieve their overall goals.
Lauryn started her career in local news in the Indianapolis market, serving as a producer at Inside INdiana Business and an on-camera reporter for FOX59, CBS4 and the Indiana Pacers. She graduated from Indiana University where she learned good journalism starts with curiosity. And it turns out business development does, too.
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