Experience: 5+ years
Education: B.A. in Strategic Communications and Print and Online Communications
Carolyn VanBrocklin is a strategic communications professional who adds a fresh perspective to many of Concepts’ clients. Her prior agency experience spans the government, healthcare, technology and defense sectors.
At Concepts, Carolyn supports communications efforts for ePolicyWorks, the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology and the Campaign for Disability Employment, all managed by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). Her responsibilities include writing website, social media and newsletter content, assisting in the implementation of social media and other outreach campaigns, providing website maintenance, as well as executing other tactics in support of these ODEP initiatives.
Carolyn previously led the Disability.gov team, where she oversaw and developed social media and newsletter content, developed and implemented awareness campaigns, conducted grassroots outreach and maintained the Disability.gov brand. Carolyn also provided research support during new business development.
Prior to joining Concepts, Carolyn worked at Edelman, supporting agencies under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and clients in the technology sector. In this capacity, she developed media coverage reports, wrote press releases, news bulletins and media advisories and helped coordinate event logistics. Carolyn also previously worked for FleishmanHillard, where she published a weekly newsletter for the Marine Corps Public Affairs Office, assisted with media and client relations and supported the 2011 National Book Festival.
Carolyn graduated from Elon University in 2011, earning a bachelor of arts in print and online journalism and strategic communications.