Hill+Knowlton Strategies appoints nutrition communications manager

Public relations company Hill+Knowlton Strategies has appointed Emily McCluskey to its Sydney office. McCluskey joins as nutrition communications manager. Prior to H+K, McCluskey was communications officer at NSW Health.The announcement:

Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) has strengthened its offer in the specialist food and nutrition area with the appointment of Emily McCluskey to its Sydney office.

Emily joins H+K as Nutrition Communications Manager, bringing with her five years’ experience in nutrition and health promotion, as well as health journalism and digital communications expertise.

Emily will work alongside consumer lifestyle and other specialist public relations consultants to provide a unique offering to organisations in the food and nutrition sector.

Prior to joining H+K, Emily held the position of Communications Officer at NSW Health where she helped introduce social media into the health system, as well as building and managing health websites, writing policies, copy writing, editing, event management and writing social marketing campaigns.

Emily has also been a Food and Health Content Specialist for CHOICE, writing for print and digital platforms as well as working with their campaigns team on food labelling.

Emily has a Bachelor Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Newcastle and has had extensive experience in communications, media and journalism.

Sue Cook, Managing Director of H+K said: “Emily is a very strong addition to our food+life offer, with skills in both communications as well as specialised dietetics advice. With blue chip and long-term food and nutrition clients onboard, we look forward to continuing to offer our existing clients the highest level of expertise, while growing our portfolio in this area.

“Food+life combines communications expertise across consumer lifestyle, public affairs, health, nutrition and digital. This multi-disciplinary approach ensures that client campaigns and communications cover the full breadth of audiences, issues and strategic activities.”

H+K’s food+life team currently provides services to The Coca-Cola Company, Subway, Wrigley and Vital Foods.

Source: Hill+ Knowlton Strategies press release


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