Emily Pantelides / President of Pantelides PR & Consulting
For more than 10 years, Emily Pantelides worked as a news anchor and reporter in three cities in Florida—Tampa, Jacksonville, and West Palm Beach— as well as Augusta, Georgia, and Roanoke, Virginia. During her tenure in news, she won numerous awards for her reporting from the Associated Press and won a first place award for general reporting by The Society of Professional Journalists. Emily was also awarded a spot in Georgia Trends magazine's "Who's Who in Broadcasting" and received the Georgia Association of Broadcasters prestigious GABBY award.
Emily's experience with media relations and crisis management led her to become the media expert and spokesperson for NextEra Energy Inc., a Fortune 500 company. She served as a highly trained media spokesperson, including on crisis communications teams. In her role, Emily was responsible for press training, developing, and launching innovative media campaigns through traditional and social media channels and company reputation management.
In 2014, opened her public relations and consulting company because she knew she offered something other PR firms didn't—a direct connection to the media. In 2015, The Sun Sentinel nominated Pantelides PR & Consulting "Workplace of the Year," Florida Weekly named Pantelides PR & Consulting "Best Up and Coming PR Firm," and the firm's innovative and highly visible "Perfect Vodka Amphitheater" campaign was nominated for a GCPR award.
In 2016, Emily was nominated as Women of the Year by the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce and won Young Professional of the Year from the Palm Beach North Chamber. In 2020, Expertise named Pantelides PR & Consulting one of the "Top 10 PR Firms in West Palm Beach." Emily is currently nominated for two 2021 Leadership Awards from the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce: Business of The Year and Community Leader of The Year.
Emily's success is simple. She knows what the media is looking for because she was media! For her, press coverage is a matter of a phone call to former colleagues and dear friends and you won't be able to find that in many other places. Her firm has gotten clients media coverage by The Today Show, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Reader's Digest, Insider, Business Insider, Country Living, Sun-Sentinel, The Palm Beach Post, Palm Beach Illustrated, Jupiter Magazine, MSN, Yahoo, Woman's Day, American Express, Weight Watchers, South Florida Business Journal, South Florida Business & Wealth, Food Network, Medium, Thrive Global, Livestrong, Healthline, Chewy, The Daily Beast, Boca Magazine, Authority Magazine, Forbes, Deco Drive, Destination I Do, Travel + Leisure, WPTV, WPEC, WPBF, WSVN, WPLG, Inside South Florida, AARP, Apartment Therapy, AARP, Parade Magazine, and more.
Emily is heavily involved in the Palm Beach County community and is currently serving on numerous non-profit Board of Directors. Emily also hosts the "Spotlight on Business" television segment on CBS12 and writes a monthly column for Palm Beach Illustrated called "Emily's Picks."
She was raised in Greece and moved to Florida in her teens. Emily graduated from the University of Florida.
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