After nearly 15 years working in journalism, including 10 years at Newsweek, Christina brought significant media experience and writing, editing and content development skills to Thatcher+Co. She is responsible for strategic communications and media relations for a range of clients in technology, mobile communications, B2B, and fintech. She also helps spearhead the annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month campaign in collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security and NCSA’s many public and private partners, including Facebook, Intel, Visa, Google and the Better Business Bureau. Christina has a bachelor’s degree in English from San Diego State University.
As a specialist in media relations, Barbara Thatcher garners national and international results for a broad spectrum of clients from the tech world to TV broadcasting, legacy newspapers to investment banking, telecommunications and reputation management. As account lead for Reputation.com, Ms. Thatcher’s strategic capacity and creative approaches to producing exceptional content have resulted in placements across the globe in outlets such as The Economist, the Financial Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, Inc., BBC World Radio, Al Jazeera America, Bloomberg TV, CNN, Fox Business and more. With additional background in the non-profit sector, Ms. Thatcher was instrumental in doubling the performing arts programming at world-renowned Wexner Center for the Arts, where she managed the growth from 41 shows per year to over 80 in two years. Serving thousands of audience members each year, Ms. Thatcher collaborated with hundreds of vibrant contemporary music, theater and dance companies across the world.
Kristin has 25 years of experience in PR on both the agency and corporate sides of the business resulting in a broad spectrum of national, trade and local media coverage related to thought leadership, brand positioning and product launch programs. Based in Las Vegas, Kristin frequently serves as our client’s on-the-ground liaison for tradeshows such as CES, NAB and CTIA. Her client work includes BYU Law, the Local Media Consortium and multiple tech startups. Prior to joining Thatcher+Co, she served as Director of Corporate Communications for CarMD.com Corporation, for which she launched the award-winning CarMD® consumer electronics product. Her award procurement has included a CES Innovation Award, Edison Award and Fortune Small Business Award among others. Kristin’s media relations campaigns have garnered coverage from a broad spectrum of print and broadcast outlets such as Bloomberg, CNBC, CNN, IEEE Spectrum, USA Today and Wired. Her strategic trade story placement for Cypher, Corp. was instrumental in the startup’s successful sale to Cirrus Logic in April 2017. Kristin has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from San Diego State University with a minor in Speech Communication. She has also earned accreditation through the Public Relations Society of America, where she also garnered two national Silver Anvil awards.