Lynda Collins is an accomplished marketing communications and public relations professional who currently serves as Senior Copywriter for The Rainmaker Institute. Her job is to provide cutting-edge, professional content for blogs, websites, newsletters, press releases, and other client communiqués.
Previously, Lynda was Director of Public Relations for Winnercomm, Inc., America’s largest independent sports production company that produces over 1,000 hours of programming annually for ESPN and 13 other television networks. At Winnercomm, she was responsible for public relations, media relations, event management and implementation, news writing and web site content development for Winnercomm-owned sports television properties for ESPN, including People vs. the Pros and the Trump Million Dollar Invitational, two made-for-TV golf events, as well as the Dodge Xtreme Bulls Tour. In addition, she handled PR and media relations for company subsidiary Skycam, as well as PR projects for several of Winnercomm’s clients.
Lynda previously served as Executive Vice President of Ackerman McQueen, one of the largest independent advertising agencies in the U.S., where she was responsible for managing the agency’s marketing relationships with two Fortune 500 companies. She directed PR activities for the agency and its clients, including publicity, media relations, and special events management, and also served as senior management supervisor for AM-Interactive, providing content development and project leadership for client web sites including: Six Flags, Oklahoma Tourism, SPX Dock Products, Brunswick and more.
Additionally, from 2000-2002, she served as President of TrueNews, an Ackerman McQueen subsidiary responsible for developing and producing live news content on the Web for leading energy brands.