Emily Schmitz has more than 25 years of medical communications experience, including a stint in television news. This broadcast experience gives her an edge in understanding how the media can effectively promote a business, educate or tell a compelling story. Emily has solid editorial judgment and knows how to creatively pitch a story to media outlets including broadcast, print, bloggers and trade publications.
Emily is an award-winning producer with experience in creating effective consumer and medical education videos.
Emily began her career at WJMK, a video production company in Boca Raton. She also worked at American Medical Communications as a Senior Producer in Houston, Texas, as a Medical Producer at KPRC-TV (NBC) in Houston and as a Medical Reporter at Spectrum News (formerly News 8 Austin).
Emily’s experience includes work for medical, health care and nonprofit sectors. She has spearheaded and collaborated on numerous public relations and marketing campaigns including the launch of physician practices, the Seton Brain & Spine Institute, and the Seton Heart Institute.
Emily also helps clients refine their communications skills through media training, including interview preparation, on-camera analysis, and messaging.
She is a board member of The Fifty, an elite group of 50 community leaders affiliated with The Seton Fund, a volunteer at Dress for Success Austin and has been a past board member of the Capital Area Parkinson’s Society, Circle of Friends and the Seton Williamson Foundation.