Rachel Shaykin

Account Manager

Rachel Shaykin is an Account Manager at Mekky Media and is responsible for overseeing client accounts, managing client initiatives and generating top-tier media placements.


Prior to joining Mekky Media team, Rachel worked at Fishman Public Relations and grew her media relations and client management skills with iconic brands such as Dippin’ Dots, Molly Maid, Dogtopia and Cyclebar. Throughout almost three years, she was able to generate consumer, business and trade press in prominent outlets like the TODAY Show, The New York Times, Fast Company and 

Before graduating from Bowling Green State University with a B.S. in Public Relations, Rachel began her career in Public Relations as an intern at C-Strategies Inc., a Chicago-based Public Affairs firm. She was able to continue there after graduation and honed in her passion for Public Relations.


Originally from the Chicago-suburbs, she currently resides in the Old Town neighborhood of Chicago, and in her free time, Rachel enjoys cooking and making craft cocktails, trying new restaurants and exploring the city.


2020 Silver Trumpet Award Business to Consumer, Joe's Imports Opening
2020 Silver Trumpet Award Non-Profit, ​Komen Chicago ​Race for the Cure​ Campaign​

2020 Stevie® Award Winner for Agency of the Year

2020 Agency Elite Top 100

2020 National Bulldog PR Awards, Komen Chicago Race for the Cure Campaign

2020 Official Member of the Forbes Agency Council

2020 IPRN (International PR Network) Member

2020 Expertise, Best PR Firms in Chicago

2019 Golden Trumpet Award Winner for Media Relations (Abt Electronics)

2019 Golden Trumpet Award Winner for Advocacy (Komen Chicago)

2019 National Business Enterprise (WBENC) Certified 

2018 Stevie® Award Winner for Women in Business, Entrepreneur of the Year

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