DENVER, May 4, 2021 – Linhart Public Relations, a national communications strategy and engagement firm based in Colorado, has promoted four team members.  

Kelly Brown
was promoted to management supervisor. Brown, who was previously an account supervisor, has been with Linhart PR for nearly 7 years. She will continue to lead communications strategy, community engagement and media relations programs for clients in the energy, utilities, infrastructure and healthcare industries, as well as support firm new business efforts. Among her clients are Ball Metalpack, Black Hills Energy, Crestone Peak Resources, Safe Rx and San Joaquin Valley College Inc.

Emily Rado was promoted to account supervisor. Rado, who will soon celebrate her 5-year anniversary at Linhart PR, previously was a senior account executive. She delivers strategic counsel and leads media relations, digital and influencer strategies for consumer brands including Chipotle Mexican Grill, Nature’s Heart, and Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner., managed by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff.

Shannon Hughes also was promoted to account supervisor. Hughes, who has been with Linhart PR since 2016, previously was a senior account executive. She provides communications counsel, plans community engagement activations, and leads media relations strategies for clients in the energy and utilities, professional services, and multi-unit restaurant industries. Her clients include Chipotle Mexican Grill, Graebel Companies, Inc., Black Hills Energy and Crestone Peak Resources.

Jenny Nailling was promoted to account executive after joining the Linhart PR team in early 2020. She executes local, national and trade media relations programs, develops content, and helps to manage social media and influencer activations for several of Linhart PR’s clients across a range of industries.

All four team members started as interns at Linhart PR and have grown their careers at the firm.

About Linhart Public Relations

Linhart Public Relations
, a national communications firm based in Colorado, partners with forward-thinking organizations to achieve their business objectives through the power of strategic communications. Key industry areas include premium food and beverage, multi-unit restaurants, energy and utilities, health and wellness, and financial and professional services. Founded in 1996, Linhart PR is recognized as an award-winning firm for its client work and business results, including being named PR Week Boutique Agency of the Year and being featured regularly on Best Places to Work in Public Relations lists. For more information, visit or read the firm’s blog at