Penske Media Faucets Hannah Woodard as Senior Director of Communications

Hannah Woodard has joined Penske Media Company as senior director of communications, the place she’s going to work with PMC’s roster of leisure and music manufacturers, together with The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, Rolling Stone and Vibe.

Woodard additionally will advise on and execute model methods, collaborate with management groups on partnerships and occasions and implement concepts for improvement and progress.

Based mostly in Los Angeles, Woodard will report back to PMC vp public affairs and technique Brooke Jaffe.

“We’re thrilled to have Hannah be a part of our workforce,” Jaffe mentioned. “Hannah brings a novel mixture of expertise, creativity and enthusiasm to the function. I sit up for watching her amplify these world class manufacturers.”

Added Woodard: “With a roster of such unbelievable, celebrated manufacturers, the probabilities are limitless. I’m thrilled to leap in and work alongside such gifted writers, editors, and revered establishments which have formed — and proceed to form — the extensive world of leisure and music.”

Earlier than becoming a member of PMC, Woodard had owned and operated her personal public relations agency, WDRDPR LLC., since Might 2021.

Previous to that, she was at R&CPMK (previously PMK*BNC) for 5 years. There, she labored throughout each the model and expertise departments and with the company’s largest shoppers, together with Audi of America, American Categorical Platinum, Anheuser-Busch, AT&T DirecTV, Pepsi.Co, Vice Media Group and Quibi.

Beforehand primarily based in New York, Woodard additionally has held positions at IMPACT (previously Pfeiffer Consulting), Scott Rudin Productions and Sunshine Sachs Morgan & Lylis (previously Sunshine Sachs).