Emily Field drives PR strategy for education, healthcare and technology clients focused on making long-lasting change across industries.

A Bay Area native, Emily combines her deep knowledge of the innovation economy and her passion for policy to synthesize complex issues into messaging that drives measurable value. She is laser focused on driving impact for her clients during crucial moments, from appropriations cycles to mergers to crisis situations, and her work has elevated clients on the national stage as subject-matter experts on emerging issues.

Emily’s mastery of the media landscape helps her spearhead data-driven campaigns with national, regional, and local reach. She also helps lead the firm’s higher education new business efforts, devising creative solutions and proposals for prospective clients.

After graduating with a B.A. in Political Science and Communication from Tulane University, Emily began to build her background in policy communications and public affairs. Prior to joining RH Strategic, Emily worked in Public and Corporate Affairs at Ketchum in Washington, D.C.

Samples of Emily’s accomplishments:

  • Co-led a PRSA-award winning campaigns on data privacy and election security, resulting in national thought leadership and major media hits in The Washington PostPolitico and The New York Times, among other key outlets.
  • Drove thought leadership strategy for a major non-profit client, supporting its national award of millions in increased annual funding to train the next generation workforce.
  • Planned and executed a comprehensive crisis and reputation management strategy to guide a major health insurer’s COVID-19 strategy to foster employee retention and promote public health.
  • Effectively training top research leaders and executives on how to thoughtfully engage with media and create meaningful public brand profiles.

I’m proudest of…

My ability to create meaningful connections and drive communications strategies that weave together policy positions, what is of interest in the media landscape and the technical expertise of our client base to create measurable impact.

Read Emily’s latest thinking on how to influence the AI debate and regulation in Washington, D.C.