2016 Rising PR Stars: Heather Hewit, Senior Account Executive, lotus823

Heather Hewit is a passionate public relations professional with a successful track record of managing award-winning integrated PR and social media accounts in the consumer electronics, toy, AV, healthcare and lifestyle fields.

Hewit joined lotus823 in 2011 and is currently the agency’s longest tenured employee. She acts as a senior account executive, providing counsel and leadership to a wide range of brands as well as the lotus823 team. Her creative approach and a zest for success allow her to create and execute integrated strategies that exceed client expectations.

Hewit’s knack for relationship-building with trade and mainstream media consistently leads to top-notch placements in outlets like CNET, USA Today, Parents, SELF, Men's Fitness, TechCrunch, Engadget, Wired, Digital Trends, PCMag and more.

Under Hewit’s leadership, clients’ campaigns have received multiple industry awards, including the 2015 PRSA NJ Pyramid Award in Media Relations, 2014 PR Daily Awards Honorable Mention in Product/Service Launch, the 2014 PRSA NJ Pyramid Awards Honorable Mention for PR on a Shoestring, and a 2013 PR Daily Social Media Awards Honorable Mention for Best Event Promotion.