Based in Atlanta, Hanna is a member of the public relations team at Jackson Spalding. Hanna joined JS in early 2021 and hit the ground running on the Primrose Schools, Utility and Post Meridiem accounts. She was soon brought onto the Coca-Cola team, and now leads our work for World of Coca-Cola as well as supporting sustainability work. Over her first year with JS, she led and supported projects across every facet of the agency, quickly making a name for herself as a versatile team player up for any challenge.
Hanna’s background is in consumer media relations with a focus on the food & beverage and lifestyle industries. Prior to joining JS, she gained experience at a boutique PR agency managing restaurant openings and ongoing communications for restaurants and brands around the country. Before that, she managed marketing and external communications for a James Beard award-winning chef’s restaurant group in Atlanta. It was in this role that she fell in love with the food and beverage industry and cut her teeth as a communications professional. Along the way, she has had the opportunity to lead promotion and execution of an intimate event for Delta’s CEO at the Delta Flight Museum, participate in South Beach Food and Wine Festival and dine in some of the world’s most highly acclaimed restaurants. Over her nearly decade-long career in public relations, Hanna has placed client stories in Forbes, Food & Wine, Travel + Leisure, Good Housekeeping, Southern Living and more.
As a lifelong learner and lover of reading, Hanna is never complacent in her quest to know more. She is an avid yogi, and her love for the practice extends into her demeanor on the job; Hanna brings a calm and measured approach to every project she works on. Hanna is a Clemson University alum and South Carolina native. On the weekends, you can find her tasting her way through the latest restaurant openings and traveling to new destinations.