Katie Sabatino is the special projects manager for Inspire. With 14 years of communications experience, Katie is a seasoned professional in communications and media strategy, project management, media training, event planning and video production. As part of her role, Katie also oversees communications for the Canine Care Certified program.
After graduating from the University of Toledo with a degree in broadcast communications, she began her career as a TV news journalist in 2003. In 2009, she transitioned her skills to the other side of the camera, promoting Ohio economic development at the Ohio Development Services Agencies. Katie soon discovered her love for tourism and its significant economic impact and became the communications manager for TourismOhio, overseeing corporate communications and helping launch a new brand for Ohio. She joined Inspire PR in March 2016.
Katie’s PR philosophy is “be open, be authentic, and be relentless in telling your story.”
Katie has a passion for giving back, and helped coordinate the 2016 Kinder Key fundraiser, Denim and Diamonds, raising more than $100,000 the Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She also sits on the board for Central Ohio's Public Relations Society of America, and is an active member of the Ohio Travel Association.
What Inspires Me?
Being surrounded by positive people who lift each other up. I often think of Maya Angelou – “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”