Emily brings to the Nyhus team deep understanding of public relations and marketing. A creative leader and journalist with more than two decades in communications, PR and marketing roles at publishers, nonprofits, and public agencies, she excels at telling compelling stories across traditional and digital media.

As a senior consultant, Emily provides arts-related organizations, nonprofits and treasured city assets like the Pacific Science Center well-balanced communications strategies that raise public awareness, defend brand reputations and drive stakeholder engagement.

Prior to joining Nyhus, Emily served as the Director of Marketing for the Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority, where she managed a multi-year communications strategy for a $74 million expansion of the historic market.

Emily received her master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University. Her post graduate career took her to Santa Fe, NM, where she covered the state capital for the Albuquerque Journal and to Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she reported on tech and learned to tango.

She founded Luminosity Public Relations and Marketing in 2018 to serve local organizations focused on environmental conservation and doing good in our community. She is a board member of Sealife Response, Rehab and Research (SR3), a science-based organization and marine life hospital dedicated to improving the health of marine wildlife.