Senior Account Executive
LeAnne’s extensive background in news and digital storytelling helps her support our clients with getting the right message through the right channel to the right audience.
As a former journalist, she is organized and meticulous, with a strong attention to detail. She also has vast experience in event planning, research and media relations.
Prior to joining Lukas Partners, LeAnne spent 10 years working in television news. She spent that time as a reporter, photographer and then moved into news management.
In a fast-paced, deadline-driven newsroom, her daily job duties ran the gamut; from shooting, editing and writing stories to eventually leading the newsroom as the assignment editor.
LeAnne is an expert in digital and social media. She leverages audience engagement across the latest in digital platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Instagram and more. Through these digital platforms, she helps clients build sustainable relationships with key audiences.
LeAnne has established a reputation as a trusted PR advisor to clients and currently serves as Communications Chair on the Board of Directors for the Nebraska Chapter of Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). LeAnne was named Newcomer of the Year for 2019 by PRSA Nebraska, an award given to a member who has made a significant contribution to PRSA Nebraska through leadership and/or committee membership and demonstrated a significant contribution to the public relations profession.
LeAnne is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2006 with a B.A. degree in Broadcast Journalism. In 2013, she was honored by the UNO College of Communication with the “Rising Star Award.”
In her spare time, she enjoys embarking on new adventures and spending time with her husband, family and friends.
Clifton Strengths: Strategic, Responsibility, Restorative, Individualization and Achiever