Vice President Katherine Brennecke is an accomplished public relations specialist, communications trainer, media manager and television producer. Katherine has more than 20 years of experience with a proven record of growing brands and engaging target audiences through content development for traditional and social media.
In her work with Spring Green Communications, Katherine focuses on helping clients create reports that tell a story and deliver on investor and stakeholder expectations. Her 8+ years of experience creating sustainability reports make her a valuable resource for clients seeking to raise their ESG standing.
Katherine also holds a certificate in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace from the University of South Florida, and some of her favorite projects include creating internal communication campaigns around DEI initiatives.
She also develops customized training for clients looking for impactful interpersonal communication, creating curricula and facilitating high-energy, relevant, skills training including: core communication competencies, how to create an effective presentation, written communications, how to facilitate effective meetings and personal branding.
Katherine grew her passion for communications and content development working for the CNN news group and Turner Broadcasting. During her 15 years at CNN Headline News (HLN), Katherine served in a variety of positions including Editorial Manager and Executive Editor, managing a team of 35+ employees. She set network guidance, coordinated story treatment and promotion, established network editorial policy and managed a large staff of writers and copy editors.
Katherine later moved to Turner Broadcasting’s TruTV, where she was responsible for big-picture coverage and daily editorial direction for live gavel-to-gavel coverage of the nation’s highest-profile trials. She supervised newsgathering and collaboration efforts with all CNN networks and affiliate stations. Outside of the courtroom, Katherine exponentially grew the network’s social media presence and increased user engagement.
Katherine is a professor at the University of North Georgia where she teaches Public Speaking and Journalism. As a thought leader, she has contributed articles to various news outlets, including Working Mother.
Katherine lives in Atlanta.
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