SVP, Public Relations and Social Media
Ellyn Fisher oversees PR and social media at the Ad Council and works to promote the non-profit organization and its more than 40 national public service communications programs. She has more than 15 years of experience in public relations and an expertise in media relations, influencer engagement, community management, content development and marketing, strategic partnerships and brand positioning. Noteworthy campaigns include Smokey Bear, the viral “Love Has No Labels” campaign and autism awareness. Prior to the Ad Council, Ellyn worked at Middleberg Euro RSCG and at Baker Winokur Ryder, a division of Ogilvy & Mather, which promotes celebrity talent, and at USA Networks.
Ellyn has been a classroom lecturer at numerous universities, as well as an active participant in undergraduate mentoring programs. She has spoken on panels at communications and social media conferences, including South by Southwest Interactive, Vidcon, Blogher, the CDC’s National Conference on Health, Communication, Marketing and Media, the Ad Club and New York Women in Communications.
Ellyn is a graduate of Penn State and she received Penn State’s Alumni Achievement Award in 2012. She currently serves on Penn State’s Communications and Marketing Committee and is an Advisory Board Member of the Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication.