10 Mar ROKK Solutions Announces New Hires and Promotes Top Talent
Washington, D.C. – ROKK Solutions, a bipartisan public affairs firm at the nexus of policy and politics, is pleased to announce that Varuna Bhatia, a well known communicator who worked for years in the cable news broadcast industry has joined the firm as Vice President.
Bhatia comes to ROKK Solutions from DCG Communications, where she worked on project management, media relations, event planning, social media and newsletter production for multiple federal agencies. She brings a strong background in media relations, having previously worked at Fox News Channel as an Assignment Editor and other duties for 12 years. In this role, her responsibilities spanned reacting to breaking news and coordinating live news coverage; planning logistics for multiple major events; managing daily assignments of field producers, photographers and audio technicians; blogging news stories for FoxNews.com as well as serving as an off-air breaking news reporter for the network.
“I’m so thrilled to be joining the team at ROKK,” added Bhatia. “I look forward to using my years of experience working with the media and strategic insights to help ROKK’s clients achieve their goals.”
ROKK also welcomed additional new team members and promoted another from within:
Brigitta Gegenheimer– As a sign of ROKK’s growing creative capabilities for its clients, Gegenheimer adds firepower to the firm’s design team, bringing with her digital media, website design and significant expertise in motion graphics.
Melvetta Dockery- Joining the firm as Office Manager, Dockery draws from her experience running offices such as the American Banker Association. In her new role, she will support all administrative functions and firm operations.
Briana Pitelli– Pitelli joined ROKK in March, 2019 as an Senior Account Executive, applying her healthcare expertise to the firm’s work for one of the largest healthcare providers in the country. Briana will continue to support ROKK’s growing roster of public affairs clients in her new capacity as an Account Director.
“We are pleased to welcome and celebrate these stand-out team members. We are proud to attract top talent in the public affairs arena and fortunate that we can continue to solve our clients’ toughest challenges, especially in the COVID environment” said Co-founder and Partner Rodell Mollineau.
As a premier public relations firm located in Washington, DC, ROKK Solutions continues to grow its service offerings across multiple platforms, including digital, creative and coalition management, as well as in a number of industry verticals related to healthcare, energy and climate.