Vanessa is the director of media relations at Javelin. Vanessa joined the Javelin team three years ago and has orchestrated public relations campaigns for political and public affairs clients, nonprofit organizations, advocacy groups and has organized dozens of book tours for bestselling authors. She has secured client coverage in major national outlets including Good Morning America, TODAY, CBS This Morning, Face the Nation, Fox News Sunday, HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, The View, Dr. Phil, PBS Newshour, C-SPAN, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and TALKERS Magazine’s “Heavy Hundred” radio shows. Previously Vanessa handled public relations work at the DC-based firms Shirley and Banister Public Affairs and the Pinkston Group. In her free time, Vanessa plays soccer, spends time with her fiancé and jack russell terrier puppy in Old Town Alexandria.