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Senior Vice President of Communications

Danielle Hagen is a media and communications strategist that has extensive experience in designing and implementing award-winning media relations programs for local, regional and national public relations campaigns.

Leading Nahigian Strategies’ media relations department, Danielle has served as an advisor and spokeswoman for private and public sector clients, and elected officials.

Danielle has vast experience in the political, healthcare, hospitality, tourism, consumer product and technology industries, and has counseled top-tier Fortune 100  brands. Her client work has been featured in media outlets, including the New York TimesWall Street JournalCBSABCNBCFOX NewsCNN, MSNBC, USA Today, and The Washington Post, to name a few.

In addition to her public relations career, Danielle taught public relations and effective public speaking at the University of Cincinnati, where she also earned her B.A. and M.A. in communications. Danielle was honored in 2014 by the University of Cincinnati as one of 50 Communications Champions to graduate from the institution. Washington Women in Public Relations named Danielle as their 2014 Emerging Leader – an award given to PR practitioners under 30 who are making significant advancements in the public relations field.

She currently is a national instructor for Elect Her  – the only program in the country that encourages and trains college women to run for student government and future political office.