AlertMedia, a global threat monitoring and emergency communication solution, has announced that Sara Pratley has joined the company as Vice President of Global Intelligence. In this new role, Pratley will lead the team responsible for monitoring emerging threats and incidents worldwide and providing actionable intelligence to help keep millions of AlertMedia users safe and informed.
Pratley joins AlertMedia from CNN, the global news organization with a multi-platform reach of two billion people, where she was Vice President of National News for CNN’s domestic newsgathering unit.
During her decade in leadership at CNN, Pratley oversaw the network’s multi-platform coverage and was known for her outstanding leadership in breaking news. She led the network’s coverage of major events, including the Boston Marathon bombings, Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting, riots, destructive hurricanes, and more. Her strong leadership skills and ability to introduce new processes and products helped her team successfully reach and expand storytelling to a fast-growing digital audience. Prior to CNN, Sara was an Assignment Editor at local television stations in New York and Florida. She is a graduate of Syracuse University.
“Dangerous threats and catastrophic incidents are continuously emerging around the world. Our team helps companies sort through the noise, so they can quickly understand the risk to their employees and proactively communicate to improve safety,” explained Brian Cruver, CEO of AlertMedia. “As a journalist and news leader, Sara excels at bringing fast and accurate information to a global audience. Her extensive experience in curating and communicating information will play a major role in expanding AlertMedia’s ability to provide actionable intelligence to our customers.”
AlertMedia was recently named to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies for the second consecutive year, ranking as the fastest-growing software company in Austin. In May, Inc. named AlertMedia as one of the Best Workplaces of 2020. The company has been named “One of the Best Places to Work” in Austin by the Austin Business Journal for four consecutive years.
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