Helping clients tell their stories
Rachel Girt officially formed Girt Communications, LLC in March 2011, but has been offering marketing and public relations consulting services to a wide range of clients since February 2010. Girt Communications provides personalized public relations for businesses, agencies, and nonprofits by developing and implementing sustainable media and public outreach strategies in Wyoming and the nation. Based in Wyoming, the company provides a wide range of services, including freelance writing, media relations, marketing, crisis communications, government relations, social media, public relations, event management, and photography.
Rachel Girt is an experienced marketing and public relations expert who has been working in this field for over 16 years. Prior to starting her business, she led communications at a statewide economic development agency (Wyoming Business Council) and the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services. She has delved into the political realm serving as press secretary for former Wyoming Gov. Jim Geringer and as a communications director for a political campaign for governor. She earned her media credentials, working as a reporter for two Wyoming newspapers, a freelance writer for the Wyoming Business Report and a legislative reporter for a statewide radio outlet. She has taught media relations, crisis communications, and social media trainings to nonprofits and businesses, as well as teaching business communications as an adjunct professor for the University of Wyoming’s MBA Program. She has provided her expertise to many full service marketing firms to help their clients. Rachel's skills as an accomplished marketing and communications professional give businesses, agencies, and nonprofits an advantage in developing and implementing sustainable media and public outreach strategies. She has a Master's degree in International Studies and has undergraduate degrees in Political Science and International Studies from the University of Wyoming. She is the board president for Black Dog Animal Rescue and serves on the board for Ballet Wyoming, on the Steering Committee for Junior Leadership of Laramie County, and the Advisory Committee for the University of Wyoming UWyo Magazine. She volunteers on both the Public Relations Committee and the Military Committee for Cheyenne Frontier Days, as well as helping take photos for the Wyoming Women's Antelope Hunt.
Photographer Steve Girt is dedicated to getting that perfect image. He spent hours researching the perfect location and equipment to capture the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse. You can find him roaming the wild spaces in Wyoming with numerous dogs and son in tow.