Rachel Shaykin,

Senior Account Executive

Rachel Shaykin is a Senior Account Executive 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 Inc.com. 

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.

An Official Member of the Forbes 2020 Agency Council

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

2019 Golden Trumpet Award Winner for Media Relations and Advocacy 

2019 National Business Enterprise (WBENC) Certified 

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