Angela deGravellesPublic and Community Relations Professional
Media Talent Scout
Angela sniffs out the up-and-coming media stars and makes friends.
Community ConscienceAngela had a compass that points north and if she is advocating for an issue, it is the right one.
Children's ChampionShe cares for the causes that impact children and she knows how to frame their message.
Angela has the ability to take the ordinary and make it interesting, even engaging.
Angela has the greatest strength of a public relations professional- years of experience with the media. She knows the stories that will interest reporters and their audiences and she knows how and when to present those stories. This stellar quality only comes with years of working with all platforms- broadcast, print, digital and now social media. TCI is so fortunate to have Angela as a team member.
- Writing Skills 100%
- Interpersonal Skills 100%
- Photography 100%
- Swimming Aptitude 50%
“If I only had one dollar to spend, I would spend it on public relations” – Bill Gates
Angela deGravelles is a results-oriented public relations professional with over 30 years experience in promoting government/public issues, and non-profit organizations. She has concentrated on social marketing and education issues since graduating from the Manship School of Mass Communications at Louisiana State University.
Angela has won numerous Lantern Awards for public relations programs, Best of Show advertising copy awards, and the prestigious Jacqueline Leonhard Award for Health Care Writing Excellence from the Louisiana Society for Hospital Public Relations and Marketing. In 2004, she was honored at the 50th anniversary of the Baton Rouge Ad Federation with the Pete Goldsby Award for career achievements. She captured numerous national awards, including the Catholic Health Care Association Spirit Award and the covet¬ed Telly Award for television production. Her campaign for Our Lady of the Lake’s video and print campaign, Spirit of Healing, had one of the area’s highest recall numbers in the Baton Rouge region.
For the past ten years, deGravelles has devoted the majority of her work to strategic communication planning in education reform, mental health, healthcare and other community issues. She has national and regional media contacts and has gained national and regional stories on healthcare and education issues.
Her personal interests include historical preservation, antiques, and travel, including her ancestral family farm in Ireland.