SPOKANE WA – Visit Spokane is pleased to announce Kate Hudson has joined the destination marketing organization as Public Relations Manager.
Kate is excited to use her new role to promote Spokane to travel, lifestyle, and business media and increase the awareness of Spokane as a destination to live, work, and play. Tourism is an important component of economic development and she will target key media outlets to position Spokane as a region all types of travelers need to experience.
A longtime resident of Spokane, she recognizes that tourism and conventions are important to our quality of life and economy and appreciates the local tax relief visitor spending affords our residents.
“Kate plays a pivotal role in promoting the destination,” said Rob Enriquez, Visit Spokane Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “Her knowledge of the region, and because of her media background, she’s well suited for the job and we feel very fortunate to have her on the team.”
Prior to joining Visit Spokane, Kate worked as a broadcast journalist. Primarily a TV news producer, Kate also did regular on-air work throughout her 18 years in the Spokane market. She is a graduate of Gonzaga University.
“I look forward to working with both local and national media to build a strong image of Spokane and expanding the awareness of our region,” said Kate. “Our region has a certain spark, a bit of magic. We all know it, now I’ll work tirelessly to make sure the rest of the world knows.”
About Visit Spokane
Visit Spokane generates economic growth for Spokane County by successfully marketing the Spokane region as a preferred destination for conventions and leisure travelers from around the world. Visitors to Spokane County spent an estimated $947 million in 2015, providing jobs for more than 10,000 residents in the region.