33 min

Katie Spellman - PR Consultant to Halep & Kvitova The Functional Tennis Podcast

    • Tennis

This week we are joined by Katie Spellman, who is an independent PR consultant to two of the most successful players in women's tennis - Simona Halep & Petra Kvitova!

Katie also does some work with tournaments & has previous experience working as part of the WTA as well as woking in journalism.

We talk:
What her role involvesHow she got into tennisWorking through the pandemicAustralian OpenBest of 5We also talk about the Peng Shuai situation in China, which is particularly relevant at the moment. There is obviously a huge media element to that story so it was great to be able to get Katie's perspective on it!
Let us know what you think!

Leave us a review on iTunes 📱


Episode Chapters

1:32 - What a PR consultant does
7:56 - Schedule around grand slams
14:00 - How Covid has changed how she works
19:21 - Working as part of the Australian Open
26:17 - Best of 5


Find us on Social Media:

Instagram: Instagram.com/FunctionalTennisPodcast

YouTube: Functional Tennis Podcast

Twitter: twitter.com/functennis

Website: www.FunctionalTennis.com

Facebook: Facebook.com/FunctionalTennisOfficial

This week we are joined by Katie Spellman, who is an independent PR consultant to two of the most successful players in women's tennis - Simona Halep & Petra Kvitova!

Katie also does some work with tournaments & has previous experience working as part of the WTA as well as woking in journalism.

We talk:
What her role involvesHow she got into tennisWorking through the pandemicAustralian OpenBest of 5We also talk about the Peng Shuai situation in China, which is particularly relevant at the moment. There is obviously a huge media element to that story so it was great to be able to get Katie's perspective on it!
Let us know what you think!

Leave us a review on iTunes 📱


Episode Chapters

1:32 - What a PR consultant does
7:56 - Schedule around grand slams
14:00 - How Covid has changed how she works
19:21 - Working as part of the Australian Open
26:17 - Best of 5


Find us on Social Media:

Instagram: Instagram.com/FunctionalTennisPodcast

YouTube: Functional Tennis Podcast

Twitter: twitter.com/functennis

Website: www.FunctionalTennis.com

Facebook: Facebook.com/FunctionalTennisOfficial

33 min