Nikkie is an adventurous and energetic account executive with a passion for perfection. Her love for writing led her to pursue a journalism and public communications degree at the University of Alaska Anchorage, where she dedicated much of her time to the women’s volleyball team as a three-year captain. Nikkie does a bit of everything at Thompson & Co, supporting multiple accounts from Alaska’s largest telecom company to the state’s only zoo. Her experience working on diverse projects and passion for developing strong relationships with media has garnered coverage for her clients in nearly every corner of the state. She has helped secure key client stories through her work pitching national and local media, planning tourism itineraries as well as conducting media research. Whether she’s crafting social media posts, writing and distributing press releases or planning an event, Nikkie brings her competitive nature and positive attitude to every project she touches. She has been an active member of the Public Relations Society of America since her college years and currently serves on the publicity committee for its Alaska chapter. In her free time, you’ll find Nikkie fishing at her cabin on the Kenai or exploring the 49th state.