"Kaitlin Long knows what it takes to be a journalist. You'll never find a harder worker."
- Meredith Dean, Inside Edition, The Dean's List
"Kaitlin willingly took any assignment given to her, no matter how big or small, and made the most of it. She has a great attitude and a warm personality, making her a joy to work with."
- Will Hammock, Gwinnett Daily Post Sports Editor
I am currently the Atlanta Marketing Manager for Foot Locker, so I project manage and execute events with brands, such as adidas, Jordan and PUMA; execute community givebacks with artists such as Future, Lil Baby, Gunna and 2Chainz; and manage both overarching marketing and social media campaign rollouts. Prior to this opportunity, I planned brand activations with various vendors, ran paid multimillion dollar media campaigns and amplified the brand voice through digital channels as a social media coordinator and brand marketing strategist for Champs Sports within Foot Locker, Inc. I shot, edited, produced and scheduled content for the organization's social feeds.
I also worked with the Detroit Lions as a multimedia intern, interviewing players and coaches and producing content for NFL Network, Fox Sports Detroit, DetroitLions.com and its social media feeds.
I worked passionately as a production assistant for IMG Media my senior year of college and reported on, shot, edited and produced content for GeorgiaDogs.com and the SEC Network. I interviewed players and coaches for long-form features, produced hype videos, in-game video board pieces and daily practice reports for various sports, such as football, basketball, baseball and etc.
I graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia with a degree in Digital/Broadcast Journalism, minor in Communication Studies and certificate in Sports Media.