Suzzette Martínez-Malavet, Board Member
Vice President of Earned Media at Edelman
Suzzette Martínez-Malavet is an earned media strategist and vice president at global communications firm Edelman. She brings a diverse background in media, multicultural, DEI, crisis, executive coaching and brand reputation, healthcare, government, and a decade of experience in the communications marketing industry.
Suzzette is a multifaceted communicator with vast experience in driving award-winning media campaigns and leveraging relationships across new and traditional media platforms. She has led a wide-range of U.S. and global media assignments including Mckinsey and LeanIn’s Women in the Workplace report, Dove’s Real Cost of Beauty and Women in Gaming, Starbucks’ Student Loans Offering, The Asian American Foundation STAATUS Index launch, Genentech’s D&I Report and Commitments, Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine data and distribution efforts, Facebook’s COVID-19 Information Center and misinformation campaigns, signature partnerships for Epic Games with J-Balvin, BALENCIAGA and more. She has strong relationships with top tier press across broadcast, online, print and podcasts, such as Associated Press, Axios, Katie Couric Media, Blavity, El Nuevo Día, Telemundo, NBC, MSNBC, Reuters, Wall Street Journal, NPR, Bloomberg News, INSIDER, STAT News, POLITICO, among others. Suzzette is also part of Edelman’s Executive Coaching & Media Training team. She is a former reporter with experience working in newsrooms and government in Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C. Suzzette is originally from Puerto Rico, and a native Spanish speaker. When she is not working, Suzzette enjoys world traveling with her husband, hiking, jumping on the trampoline, reading career books and spending time with family and friends. She has a dog named Salsa.