SALT LAKE CITY – June 26, 2013 – BrandHive’s PR team is expanding. The full-service marketing firm, which specializes in natural, sustainable and organic products, is pleased to announce that local public relations pro Anna West has joined the team.

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“Despite the changing face of journalism, BrandHive continues to have strong PR successes,” said Jeff Hilton, co-founder and chief marketing officer. “Though traditional media outlets are becoming more scarce, we are seeing tremendous new opportunities in social media, niche publications, online news outlets and blogs.”

West comes to BrandHive after more than seven years working for Crowell Advertising. There she focused on consumer PR for health care, tourism, retail, sports, arts, entertainment and nonprofit brands. West holds an M.S. in health education from Utah State University, and worked for the Utah Department of Health prior to Crowell as a spokeswoman and social marketer. In January of 2013, Catalyst Magazine named her one of 100 culture catalysts in in Salt Lake City and she is a member of the board of directors for KRCL. With this new addition, the BrandHive PR team boasts five members.