NEW YORK (November 13, 2019) — Morning Consult Vice President of Content, Marketing and Communications Jeff Cartwright today announced Olivia Petersen as the company’s Managing Director of Communications. Based out of the New York office, she will be responsible for overseeing Morning Consult’s communications and media relations strategy.
Petersen brings with her 10 years of experience in public relations and communications management, most recently in executive communications positions at Whole Foods Market, NBC News and POLITICO.
“Olivia is an adept storyteller, a true news junkie, and an unrivaled communicator,” said Cartwright. “We are thrilled to welcome Olivia to our team where she will play a vital role in telling our story and showcasing the power of Morning Consult data and technology.”
At Whole Foods Market, Petersen was instrumental in executing crisis communications, assisting in corporate messaging, consumer promotion and Amazon initiatives. Prior to that, she served as the Senior Communications Director of NBC News, overseeing hard news promotion and all communications efforts for the network’s Washington bureau. Additionally, Petersen established the public relations function within POLITICO, where she led communications efforts and executed a booking strategy averaging more than 500 broadcast hits each month. She has earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Communication from The George Washington University and a Master of Professional Services in Public Relations and Corporate Communications from Georgetown University.
Petersen joins Morning Consult at a time of rapid expansion for the company. Just this month, Morning Consult was named by Deloitte as one of the fastest growing technology companies in North America.
Launched in 2013 with a relentless focus to deliver unrivaled survey data on what people think in real time, the company transformed the political polling landscape, disrupting the legacy market research industry with Morning Consult Brand Intelligence, which annually provides more than 75,000 daily interviews on over 3,700 brands in 12 countries. Most recently, Morning Consult debuted Economic Intelligence, the most comprehensive consumer confidence survey available today.
Petersen starts in her new role on November 19, 2019.
About Morning Consult
Named one of the fastest growing technology companies in North America by Deloitte, Morning Consult is revolutionizing ways to collect, organize, and share survey research data globally to transform how leaders in business and government make decisions. Morning Consult provides brand-tracking technology, survey research, and news for hundreds of the world’s biggest companies and industry associations. Additionally, Morning Consult conducts regular surveys for major media organizations including POLITICO, The Hollywood Reporter, Bloomberg, and The New York Times.
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