Sarah Greer Bartnick
Freelance Writer and Communications Strategist
From one-day projects to long-term initiatives, SGB Strategies helps clients use communications tools to achieve their overall business goals. With expertise in communication planning, media relations, crisis communication planning and content development, we help hone your messages and outreach strategies to achieve measurable results.
Sarah can write almost anything - from feature articles to email blasts to blog posts to press releases to case studies and beyond. Sarah understands how every word your organization publishes must reflect your brand -- and drive results.
SGB Strategies brings more than 15 years of expertise in communications strategy honed at the White House, U.S. Capitol, political campaigns, and a large government consulting firm. Using time-tested principles and tactics across our suite of service offerings, we help deliver results to help you achieve your goals.
A seasoned communications strategist, Sarah Greer Bartnick supports clients in using communications tools to achieve their overall business goals. Sarah’s career has spanned corporate, small business, government and nonprofit organizations and directly supported political officials and executives at every level. She can write almost anything. And she gets results:
NonProfit #1: Sarah’s media outreach for a major event doubled earned coverage, with 100% on-message, positive reporting. Sarah also suggested “embedding” reporters with volunteer teams at a separate community service event, earning coverage from every TV news station in town.
NonProfit #2: Sarah helped the Executive Director revamp an annual fundraising campaign with new promotional materials and messaging, earning a 58% increase in donations from the previous year.
Federal Government Client: Sarah developed a “Did You Know?” series that increased enrollment in under-used programs by 31% over six months and tripled web traffic for those programs as information was released.
For a decade in Washington, DC, Sarah provided communications support at the highest levels. She developed content for public-facing materials as an aide for a Member of Congress,
at the White House and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). She coordinated media logistics for Presidential events, prepared executive remarks, supported media relations and developed web content. At a large management consulting firm, Sarah supported government programs by leading campaigns, event communications strategies, annual communication plans, policy launches, media outreach and more. She also taught the strategic communications training class for incoming consultants in the firm’s practice group of more than 600 communicators.
A graduate of Baylor University, Sarah lives in The Woodlands, Texas, with her husband, two young children and puppy.