Public Relations Intern

Valerie Gudino joined simoneink as an intern in May 2019 and is a rising senior at American University, studying Public Relations with a minor in Political Science.

Throughout her time in college, Valerie completed an internship at Washington Media Group, a boutique media relations and digital strategy firm in Washington, DC where she assisted on a variety of social media campaigns and client projects and developed her skills in podcast editing, media relations, and social media management. In addition, she spent her spring semester of junior year as an events intern for Knock Out Abuse, a non- profit aimed at benefiting victims of Domestic Violence, where she assisted in outreach for sponsors for the 2019 Gala, managed the website and social media, and various other events. Valerie also spent a semester as an AUX peer facilitator at American University where she co-taught a class for first- year students that focused on the issues of race, power and privilege,in addition to serving as a mentor for freshman.

At simoneink, Valerie is responsible for assisting in social media management, creating media lists, and the organization and development of client collateral.