Caitlyn Anderson joined the National Policing Institute as a communications strategist in September 2023.
Prior to this role, Anderson was the Communication Specialist at Pushing the Envelope, Inc., a Fort Myers, Florida-based public relations and marketing firm. In that role, Anderson produced public relations plans for a variety of clients, including custom home builders, non-profits, restaurants, and more. She also served as the media contact for each client and worked on building relationships with local reporters.
After graduating from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2018, Anderson became a Public Information Officer with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office in Florida. She spent four and a half years in this role, responding to media inquiries and public information requests and managing the agency’s official social media accounts. She was promoted to Manager within the Public Information Office before leaving the agency for Pushing the Envelope, Inc., in 2022.
In July 2023, Anderson obtained her Accreditation in Public Relations from the Universal Accreditation Board. This certification is a professional designation presented to public relations professionals who demonstrate an understanding of core competencies in the field.
As the Communication Strategist for the National Policing Institute, Anderson is responsible for a variety of external communications tools and tactics, including social media, newsletters, and media relations.
Areas of Focus
- Public relations
- Media relations
- Social media management