WASHINGTON, D.C.—Public affairs firm Weber Merritt has added three senior professionals: former America Online community relations vice president Elizabeth Reinhardt; media consultant to Sundance Institute and Silverdocs Jody Arlington; and David Bartlett, a former Rowan & Blewitt partner with extensive experience in crisis management and strategic counsel.
Reinhardt most recently worked with The Women’s Center to refocus its development efforts and establish an honorary advisory council. Previously, she was VP of community relations for America Online, where she directed community, philanthropic and employee relations initiatives and with the issues and crisis management firm Rowan & Blewitt.
Arlington most recently managed 25th anniversary initiatives for Sundance Institute and directed the press office for its 2006 Sundance Film Festival. Additionally, she has directed public relations efforts for Silverdocs, the American Film Institute/Discovery Channel documentary festival and for Kennedy Center Honors.
Bartlett comes to Weber Merritt with a background in journalism, broadcasting and public affairs, most recently with Rowan & Blewitt.