Philippa Levenberg joins Qorvis Communications as Vice President focusing on digital strategy. Levenberg is a digital communications leader with experience conceptualizing and executing award-winning, integrated public affairs campaigns. For more than a decade, she has used a multichannel approach to manage online reputations, navigate crises and shape policy outcomes on behalf of corporations, individuals and foreign governments alike.
Most recently, Levenberg served as the digital practice lead for IRI Consultants, where she leveraged innovative strategies to improve employee engagement and manage labor relations for clients across industries.
Prior to that, Levenberg was Sr. Director of Digital Communications and Advertising at DC-based public affairs firm Story Partners. While there, she was instrumental in growing the firm’s digital offerings and launched Story Partners’ “Social Edge”, a social media monitoring and publishing tool that helps clients maintain an edge over competitors. She was named a Social Media “Mover and Shaker” by PR News and Social Media Today, and nominated for both the “2018 Excellence in Advocacy Awards” by Professional Women in Advocacy and the “2017 Emerging Leader Award” by Washington Women in Public Relations.
Levenberg also drove creative and digital strategy for a variety of healthcare, CPG, energy, food and agriculture clients at digital marketing and strategic communications agencies - iStrategyLabs and LEVICK. During this time, she executed a campaign to promote the national launch of a product that generated 1.4M video views and a 35% increase in the brand’s social media following, and a reputation campaign that received a PRSA Thoth Award.
Levenberg began her career in journalism as a TV producer for the US International Broadcasting Service, Voice of America focused on programming in Afghanistan. She has a MA in Communication from American University in Washington, DC and a BA in Journalism and Political Communication from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.