PMG hires PR director with vast experience in media and communications
CARMEL, INDIANA – Pence Media Group (PMG) is proud to welcome a new team member
with demonstrated public relations expertise. Anna Carrera has joined the woman-owned
company as Public Relations Director.
Anna came to PMG after working as the Interim Associate Director of Research
Communications for IU School of Medicine, the largest medical school in the country. Among
other responsibilities, she led the communications team for the Indiana Clinical and
Translational Sciences Institute, a $33-million dollar collaboration among Indiana’s premier
research universities – Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre
Anna’s previous experience includes a decade of on-air reporting and anchoring for local TV
news stations, most recently at WTHR (NBC) in Indianapolis. She recently received her Master
of Arts in Public Relations from IUPUI, a program which emphasizes hands-on learning of
tactics and techniques for PR campaign research, development and evaluation.
“I am thrilled to see our team continue to grow to serve our clients’ needs,” said Nicole Pence
Becker, owner of Pence Media Group. “Anna is an experienced, seasoned and educated PR
professional. By building on our public relations prowess, we will be able to maximize the
impact we make for our clients to tell their story.”
Pence Media Group is a full-service public relations, media and marketing consultancy
working with startups to Fortune 500 companies. PMG was established in 2017 by Nicole
Pence Becker to create a real, working strategy for each and every client we serve. PMG loves
helping clients affirm their brand identity, craft key messages, and deliver them to targeted
audiences. In 2023, PMG was honored with a MUSE Creative Gold Award for Best Small
Agency of the Year.
As a Telly-award winning agency with a collective 120+ years of communications and
marketing experience, PMG’s core strengths include strategic communications, public
relations, brand development, and grassroots + influencer marketing. Key clients include
Chariot Automotive Group, Church Church Hittle + Antrim, Crystal Signature Events, DL
Lowry Salon, Indiana Golf, National Future Farmers of America, Pluie, sweetgreen and
Wright’s 360 Movement Academy.
In 2022, Lexie Manor joined the PMG team as a Strategic Account Coordinator, Melissa
Mattingly was brought on as an Events + Marketing Strategist, and Emily Sullivan was
promoted to Strategic Account Manager. PMG consultants Jeni Bostrom, Katie Kiel, Andrea
Kleymeyer and Lisa Wallace also continue to serve PMG clients.
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