Strauss Media Strategies Adds Mary Elizabeth Elkordy to Its Growing Staff Print E-mail


Washington, DC – March 16, 2015 – Strauss Media Strategies, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of strategic radio and television media relations services, today announced the continuation of its staff expansion with the addition of Mary Elizabeth Elkordy as account executive.

Mary Elizabeth joined the Strauss Media Strategies team after having worked for legendary talk station WABC-AM radio in New York City for four years producing three highly-rated and well-known radio shows. These shows included: The Geraldo Rivera Show, The Ride Home with Pat Kiernan and Rita Cosby, and The Joan Hamburg Show. Mary Elizabeth’s producing experience included not only these shows on a local level, but, at times, included producing some of them on a national level as well. As the main producer, she booked guests ranging from local to national to global leaders in politics, international relations, athletes, entertainers and more.


In addition, Mary Elizabeth served as WABC’s on-site remote producer on shows in remote locations and at major events such as the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Mary Elizabeth received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Fordham University


“I am excited to be bringing my four years of radio experience and entering this new world of public relations with such a tremendous firm like Strauss Media Strategies,” Elkordy said.


"The continued growth of Strauss Media Strategies is exciting” added Richard Strauss, President and Founder of Strauss Media Strategies. “Mary Elizabeth is a terrific addition to our expanding team and I’m excited to have her on board. I know she’ll be a great addition and do a great job for our clients.”

About Strauss Media Strategies, Inc.


Strauss Media Strategies, headquartered in Washington, DC and with offices in New York City and Los Angeles, is celebrating its eighteenth year as the nation’s leading communications, public relations, consulting and strategy firm focused on radio and television media relations. Offering a diverse range of strategic radio and television services that include radio media tours, television satellite media tours, on-site event coverage, audio news releases, PSAs, radio promotions and advertising, SMS works on behalf of corporations, political campaigns, public relations firms, non-profit groups and government agencies. SMS also delivers bilingual radio services for clients reaching out to the Spanish language radio community. For more information on the company, please visit, e-mail us at, or call 202-638-0200.




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