MEDIA DIRECTOR / CULINARY LIAISON
As the Media Director/Culinary Liaison, Trudi manages websites and social media accounts (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) for Taste of Tacoma, Bite of Seattle, and Oktoberfest Northwest, in addition to contracted events and festivals under the New Growth Solutions banner. Trudi also liaises directly with local chefs and restaurants to secure, and manage onsite presence at key events, and for external media engagements, of which she acts as the official spokesperson for Festivals Inc.
Trudi writes press releases, social media campaigns, radio and television scripts, and digital advertising, and coordinates with local print media to design and publish festival programs.
Trudi held the role of Senior Event Manager with Festivals Inc. & New Growth Event Solutions team before advancing into the role of Media Director. She has extensive experience managing a diverse portfolio of major events and festivals around the world, including US Military events in Spain, corporate events in California and unique community festivals in Australia including the Beef, Bells & Bottletree Festival, the Chinchilla Melon Festival, and more.