Chernoff Newman Announces Elevation of Public Relations and Social Media Expertise

Brooks Hearn, Elizabeth Yarborough, Catherine Ramirez, Alicia Broughton, Katie Brewer, Savannah Scott

Chernoff Newman, a long-standing and leading integrated communications agency based in the Southeast, is pleased to announce a series of promotions and a strategic elevation aimed at enhancing the firm’s commitment to excellence in public relations and social media services.

In response to the ever-evolving landscape of communications, Chernoff Newman has recognized the growing importance of distinguishing its social media capabilities while maintaining its focus on providing exceptional public relations services. This strategic shift entails appointing a dedicated leader to oversee the agency’s social media efforts, reinforcing its commitment to staying at the forefront of dynamic social media trends, and is on the heels of launching the agency’s influencer marketing program, CN Lattice.

Additionally, the reorganization recognizes and rewards the contributions and capabilities of its talented team, with promotions across the board.

With great enthusiasm, we are pleased to announce the following promotions:
Brooks Hearn, APR, Associate Public Relations Director, Charleston, S.C.
Elizabeth Yarborough, Associate Social Media Director, Columbia, S.C.
Catherine Ramirez, Senior Public Relations Manager, Columbia, S.C.
Alicia Broughton, Senior PR/Social Media Specialist, Charlotte, N.C.
Katie Brewer, Public Relations Manager, Charlotte, N.C.
Savannah Scott, PR/Social Media Specialist, Charleston, S.C.

“This new framework is a significant step forward in Chernoff Newman's mission to provide top-tier public relations and social media services,” said Amanda DeWeese, APR, Vice President of Public Relations at Chernoff Newman. “These changes will not only strengthen the agency but also ensure it remains at the forefront of the changing industry demands.”

Chernoff Newman’s public relations team applies its collective experience, expertise and research capabilities to create influential communications solutions for a diverse portfolio of clients. This year, the team has received seven statewide industry awards for its work in issues management, public relations, social media and integrated campaigns.

About Chernoff Newman
Chernoff Newman is a fully integrated marketing communications firm, specializing in food and beverage, healthcare, energy, financial services, insurance, real estate, education, public infrastructure, workforce development and agribusiness. The agency provides advertising, marketing, public relations and crisis management strategies and services that are impactful, thought-provoking and influential. Offices are in Columbia and Charleston, South Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina, Orlando, Florida, and Washington, D.C. Visit us at and follow us on social at @ChernoffNewman.

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