An afternoon business meeting in Jackson Hole: Tracy Hiatt, Darla Worden, Katie Wolitarsky and Katherine Longfield
WordenGroup associates with friends from the Jackson Hole Chamber enjoy a summer afternoon
WordenGroup had the opportunity to meet the remarkable Dr. Jane Goodall in Denver as she accepted the Global Explorers Citizens of the World award.
Tracy, Anne, Darla and Eliza
Darla, left, and Tracy, right, prepare to depart in a Tundra Buggy on Natural Habitat Adventures' Polar Bear Expedition in Churchill, Manitoba.
Katie, Darla, Katherine and Tracy enjoy a ski day at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.
P.O. Box 968
Jackson, WY 83001
825 E Speer #201
Denver, CO 80218
Darla Worden launched her own public relations
firm in 1993, focusing on the hospitality, travel,
and architecture industries. A media relations
specialist, she has placed stories in local and
national media including The New York Times, Conde Nast Traveler and CBS Sunday Morning. With the early publication of a poem in
the Blue Light Review, Worden intended to be a poet, but needing a
day job instead found herself in the p.r. department of The Denver
Post. Eventually she served as group publisher for Colorado Homes
& Lifestyles and Atlanta Homes and as Vice President at Denver
advertising and p.r. firm Kinzley-Hughes. Her byline appears in
publications including Big Sky Journal and the award-winning
ezine New West. A third-generation Wyoming native, her colorful
family history includes the time her grandfather lassoed a barn
(and saved it from floating away) and her childhood playhouse
made from an old sheepwagon. Read a recent article about Worden's love of travel in Insider Perks.
Anne McGregor Parsons
Writer/editor Anne McGregor Parsons' most
recent p.r. efforts have found their way into media
including USA Today, Men's Journal, Grist.org and
Environmental News Network (enn.com). Her 20
years of publishing experience includes stints at Boston Magazine and as editor-in-chief of Colorado Homes & Lifestyles, and her
freelance writing topics range from Dennis Weaver's "Earthship"
home to paper clips. Her love for travel has invited such
adventures as an unintentionally suitcase-free fortnight in
Peru and, most recently, a summer road trip that culminated
with finding a new VW Beetle oil pan in Victor, Idaho. She works
from Denver, Colorado, where she lives in a very small
house with a large husband and dogand two thankfully
Account executive Katherine Longfield has a background in art history and architectural theory, with a master's from Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Preservation, and Planning. Her involvement in art/architecture media began in the musty basement of the Smithsonian as an intern, transcribing previously-unpublished interviews conducted by mid-century art publications. After moving on to work with a variety of museums, galleries and art commissions nationwide, she found a home at WordenGroup, where she's happily putting her expertiseand grasp of somewhat esoteric architectural lingoto work as an account executive on art and architecture-related accounts. Katherine lives in Jackson, enjoying as many outdoor pursuits as possibleincluding her latest athletic triumph, extreme tubing
Accounts Assistant Katie-Chloe Stock is a recent graduate from the University of Mississippi. Katie-Chloe's communications experience includes interning at the Oxford Convention & Visitor's Bureau where she wrote press releases and promoted the annual Double Decker arts festival. After spending a month in Mississippi after graduation, Katie-Chloe decided to trade in the humidity and heat for some fresh mountain air in Jackson. Recently, she got a Bernese Mountain puppy, Finley, who fills her time when she's not in the WordenGroup office. While she is learning about the many facets of public relations with her new position, she is also eager to take part in the ski and outdoor culture that is Jackson.
Dina Mishev studied math and economics at Northwestern University and the London School of Economics before deciding writing was the career for her. She has been freelancing from her home in Jackson, Wyo. for over a decade, writing about everything from architecture to lost pirate treasure. Her stories have appeared in Outside, Shape, Western Art + Architecture, Natural Home, Luxury Living, Big Sky Journal, National Geographic Traveler, and more. She is a regular contributor to Sunset and AAA Via. A member of the Society of American Travel Writers and North American Snowsports Journalist Association, Dina has won numerous awards for her work. When not writing, she is a host of the television show Wyoming Chronicle on Wyoming PBS. Looking for new challenges, she signed on with WordenGroup to help with architecture-related accounts. When not writing, Dina loves being up in the mountains, preferably with skis attached to her feet or her hands on rock, or cruising around the valley on her road bike.
Sarah Goldblatt's career in architecture stretches back more than 20 years, and includes a Masters degree in Architecture and a Historic Preservation Planning and Design certificate from the University of Washington and five years as a freelance writer for publications such as the AIA's Architect Colorado and most recently 5280 magazine. As a licensed architect, Sarah has more than 14 years of experience as a project manager/ project architect designing educational, religious, and National Park Service projects. She lives with husband and two children in a lively Denver urban neighborhood and maintains a high-level of community engagement by volunteering with various non-profits. Additional diversions include hiking and playing in the Colorado mountains and enjoying the recent food truck phenomenon.
Consulting associate Kelsey Outman, whose broadcast media expertise includes recent client placements with Channel 9 Denver, Clear Channel radio, and KOTO Telluride, is a recent graduate of the University of Denver, where she studied journalism, marketing and urban studies. At DU she wrote for the student newspaper and alumni magazine, and worked for the University's marketing and communications department. She also interned at Westword, Fox 31 Denver and Channel 2. In her free time, she enjoys all things "Colorado" and is particularly busy keeping up with her border collie, Topper, who's quite the little rascal. Kelsey has a passion for art and architecture, and is involved in the local Denver art scene.
Syd Smoot is from Park City, Utah having graduated from Park City High School in 2011 as Senior Class President. She currently attends Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, studying communication and business. As part of Northeastern's co-op program, Syd took the opportunity to enhance her knowledge of public relations with one of the best PR firms in Denver, Colorado. Syd will be working at Wordengroup Strategic Public Relations for the remainder of the upcoming months. Syd is passionate about traveling with only two more continents left to visit and looks forward to experiencing new cultures. If possible, she would like to ski everyday having skied since she was three years old. Afterwards, Syd will travel back to Park City to visit with her Bulldog, Phoebe and American Eskimo, Charlie as well as her 4 cats before she leaves for a month in Argentina, sharpening her Spanish speaking skills with other Northeastern students.
WordenGroup is proud to be a supporter of the following organizations and events:
- No Barriers Summit
- The National Museum of Wildlife Art
- Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival
- Western Design Conference