Amanda Crane, Senior Media Strategist, uses her strong background in media relations and political communication to help clients with effective planning, positioning and messaging.
At Curley Company, Amanda leads stakeholder relations for large corporations and develops robust media strategies for clients across many sectors. She helps clients enhance their strategic communication, strengthen relationships with local and national media, and reach stakeholders with the most dynamic impact.
Prior to joining Curley Company, Amanda was the Principal Media Advisor to Australian Ambassador Joe Hockey, and previously worked on Capitol Hill as Press Secretary for Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Press Assistant & Digital Manager for Congressman Mike Quigley (IL-05). She started her career as a Press Intern for former Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel. Amanda holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science from DePaul University in Chicago.
Amanda’s favorite place in Washington is the U.S. Botanic Garden, where she enjoys the tropical escape from the hustle and bustle of Washington, DC.