Claire is Vice President at Risa Heller Communications, where she secures high profile earned media coverage for a diverse range of clients to help advance their strategic goals in the New York market. From developing core messages that distill clients’ perspectives to providing in depth media training and pitching stories, Claire works to ensure her clients’ viewpoints are clearly communicated and represented in the media.
Claire joined RHC after serving as Deputy Executive Director of Global Gateway Alliance, an aviation advocacy organization. In this role, she was responsible for developing and executing issue-based communications campaigns, pitching stories to the press, and managing relationships with partners and stakeholders. She also oversaw content development, policy, and social media strategy for an education nonprofit advocating for higher learning standards in New York State public schools, called High Achievement New York. Her work centered on generating sustained positive coverage around the organization’s mission.
Claire graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London with a BA degree in history.