Worldwide public relations agency Edelman has added five new staff members in their Seattle office, scaling the firm’s communications expertise across its Consumer and Technology practices.

Edelman Seattle’s five new hires for December-January include:

  • ·         Alyssa Barker

Financial Analyst, Finance

With experience from Chicago Title and CHASE Bank, Alyssa Barker joins Edelman Seattle as a Financial Analyst. Barker graduated from Washington State University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance, minoring in Economics.

  • ·         Cherylynne Crowther

Executive Producer, Creative Newsroom

Cherylynne Crowther joins Edelman Seattle as the Executive Producer of the firm’s Creative Newsroom. Crowther has an extensive background in news, news marketing and media technology including work at KING 5 Television and

  • ·         Christine Weiss

Account Supervisor, Consumer

Christine Weiss joins Edelman Seattle bringing over 10 years of experience in the fields of food, beverage and nutrition. Weiss earned her master’s in Nutrition and Dietetics from Bastyr University and is a Certified Diabetes Educator. Her diverse background in nutrition, healthcare, culinary and public relations and communications will serve as an asset when working with diverse clientele in her position in Food and Nutrition at the firm.

  • ·         Jon Ramsey

Account Supervisor, Technology

With more than five years of agency experience and a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Washington, Jon Ramsey joins Edelman Seattle’s Technology team. Along with his passion for technology, Ramsey brings experience managing accounts and campaigns in the interactive entertainment industry.

  • ·         Rebecca Catchpole

Assistant Account Executive, Microsoft

Rebecca Catchpole joins Edelman Seattle after an internship with the firm’s Microsoft team, during which worked on the launch of Xbox One and several first- and third-party game titles. Catchpole graduated from the University of Washington-Tacoma with a bachelor’s degree in Global Studies and from Syracuse University with a master’s in Public Relations.

About Edelman Seattle

An active member of the Northwest community for more than 20 years, Edelman Seattle (Wash.) was established in 1999, through the agency’s acquisition of WHaM Communications. As one of the larger public relations firms in Seattle, the office currently has 150 employees working on regional, national and international clientele across consumer, technology, corporate, public affairs and digital communications practices. For more details on Edelman Seattle, visit or follow the office on Twitter and Facebook.


About Edelman

Edelman is the world’s largest public relations firm, with 67 offices and more than 4,800 employees worldwide, as well as affiliates in more than 30 cities. Edelman was named Advertising Age’s top-ranked PR firm of the decade in 2009 and one of its “A-List Agencies” in both 2010 and 2011; Adweek’s “2011 PR Agency of the Year;” PRWeek’s “2011 Large PR Agency of the Year;” and The Holmes Report’s “2013 Global Agency of the Year” and its 2011 “North American Large Agency of the Year.” Edelman was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by Advertising Age in 2010 and 2012 and among Glassdoor’s top five “2011 Best Places to Work.” Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Berland (research), Blue (advertising), BioScience Communications (medical communications) and agencies Edelman Significa (Brazil), and Pegasus (China). Visit for more information.

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