Kaitlin Funaro is a Senior Account Executive at RALLY specializing in communication strategy and media relations. She has a background in news production and spent seven years as an international radio news producer in the fields of business, technology, and breaking news.
At RALLY, Kaitlin designs and executes communication plans, develops messaging, and advises on strategy to achieve clients’ diverse policy goals. Kaitlin currently works with NARAL Pro-Choice America where she led the communications, media relations, and organizing around All Access 2016, a night of music and comedy supporting abortion rights. All Access brought celebrities, activists, and abortion rights supporters together in 30 cities across the country on September 10, 2016, capped off with a concert in Cleveland featuring the Billboard 100 chart-topping artist Sia.
Previously, Kaitlin played a key role in developing the earned media strategy for the launch of Emerson Collective’s XQ: The Super School Project, which resulted in an exclusive in The New York Times and features in USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, and on NPR.
Prior to joining RALLY, Kaitlin worked as a freelance radio news producer in Los Angeles for NPR affiliate KPCC and American Public Media’s ‘Marketplace’. Previously, she was a business & economics producer for the BBC based in London. There, she produced the early morning financial news program ‘Wake Up to Money’ and covered European and domestic business news.
Kaitlin first moved to Los Angeles as a fellowship master’s student at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California where she developed a love of storytelling and experience reaching diverse audiences.
When not at RALLY, Kaitlin is usually at the park with her two small children. She also knows all of the words to an awkward number of Broadway musicals.