Leading global strategic communications advisory firm FGS Global announced Emmy Award-winning journalist Cat Rakowski will be joining as a managing director, based in New York. Rakowski brings a breadth of media expertise and will provide strategic counsel to a broad range of clients.
“Cat’s pulse on the political issues and news of the day is unparalleled. She brings invaluable insight on how our clients should be engaging with the news cycle,” said FGS Global Partner Jennifer Loven. “Our clients are fortunate to have her expertise at their disposal, and we are thrilled to welcome her to the team.”
Rakowski comes to FGS Global from MSNBC, where she most recently served as the booking producer for Morning Joe and Way Too Early. She developed editorial focus and strategy for the morning programs and arranged interviews with lawmakers, reporters, and other thought leaders. She also was a contributor to MSNBC’s Know Your Value – sharing insight into parenting and supporting children’s mental health during the pandemic and lending her voice and experiences amid the “Stop Asian Hate” movement.
Rakowski previously spent five years at ABC News as an editorial producer. She booked guests and field produced pieces for 20/20, Diane Sawyer specials and the Truth and Lies franchise – winning Emmys for both Outstanding News Special in 2017 and Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story for 20/20’s coverage of the 2018 Las Vegas Mandalay Bay shooting.
Rakowski is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received her master’s in Psychology from Hunter College.
About FGS Global
FGS Global is the strategic advisor for the stakeholder economy. FGS Global’s team includes leaders in all aspects of strategic communications, including corporate reputation, crisis management, government affairs, and transformation and change, and is the leading force in financial communications worldwide. FGS Global offers clients seamless and integrated support across the globe, with offices in 26 countries and more than 1,200 professionals across multidisciplinary practice areas, including design and creative, digital strategy, and research and insights.