Employee Spotlight Caroline Nelson

Caroline Nelson

Manager, Media Relations


When did you start working at Powell Tate?

September 2018

What’s the best piece of career advice you’ve ever gotten?

It’s life advice, but I think it applies to both – you better have a good sense of humor about life, or it’s going to be a long life.

What’s the coolest (or weirdest) place a project has taken you?

Beverley Hills Four Seasons for press junkets.

What’s the best thing you’ve seen happen inside Powell Tate office?

Right before the COVID-19 pandemic, we had impromptu wine & cheese parties on Thursdays in the Healthcare practice. It was just organic and casual.

If you weren’t working in this industry, what would you want to do?

I would probably be a lawyer, interpreting the law and communicating to key stakeholders seem fairly similar.  

“During my time here I have been able to specialize in what I’m most passionate about. Powell Tate isn’t the typical large agency, in the best possible way, the company values curiosity and kindness and provides ample growth opportunities.”


Caroline Nelson


What’s something surprising people might not know about you?

I do 15 – 20 minutes of yoga every day after work to re-center. PR is quick-turn and hectic, I need something to get out of work mode and into life mode.

What’s your favorite way to unwind in your free time?

Running, I live near Rock Creek Park and have miles of trails to clear my head.

Where would you love to travel in the world to gain inspiration?

I want to explore the Pacific Northwest more, especially Crater Lake and Mount Rainer.

What’s your favorite thing about your hometown?

I loved how I was 30 minutes away from a big city and 30 minutes away from true country with horses and cows. Something for everyone.

Who is someone that inspires you right now?

Press Secretary Jen Psaki. Her command of the WH press room is fantastic, and I think she’s an overall great role model for women and young girls.

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