Steel Peach Communications was founded by two publicists whose previous jobs fatefully brought them together. A lifelong friendship was solidified and a business partnership was created. Jodi Patkin “The Steel” and Erin Stieglitz “The Peach” are a dynamic, innovative and dedicated team with more than 20 years of communications experience between them. While they often share a brain, Jodi and Erin have varied backgrounds…
A strategic and creative senior communications professional, Jodi has a strong background in entertainment, lifestyle and corporate communications. Prior to founding Steel Peach Communications with Erin, Jodi worked for Rubenstein Communications as a Vice President in the entertainment division where she represented Media Rights Capital Film and Television, oversaw the Tribeca Film Festival publicity team, worked with Tribeca Entertainment and the Tribeca Film Institute, Metro Goldwyn Mayer Film, Television and Digital, New Regency, and Madame Tussauds New York. During her time at Rubenstein, she also worked with Turner Classic Movies’ “Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood,” TBS presents a Very Funny Festival: Just For Laughs in Chicago, The New York Television Festival, HBO’s The Comedy Festival, and more. Jodi holds a Journalism Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin and currently lives in Pittsburgh, by way of Manhattan, with her husband and super mutt, Madison.
With a degree in journalism from Emory University, Erin has worked in the communications industry in a variety of capacities as a public relations professional, marketer, media sales representative, brand ambassador and content creator. Most recently Erin was a Public Relations Manager for Turner Broadcasting, leading publicity campaigns and special events for four television networks. During her tenure, Erin worked on "Conan", "Saving Grace" starring Holly Hunter, "Leverage" starring Timothy Hutton, Steven Spielberg's "Falling Skies"; "Southland" and many other dramas, comedy series, talk shows, reality shows, made-for-television movies and documentaries. Erin also has vast experience planning and executing large and small scale events, as well as entertainment industry awards campaigns. She currently lives in Atlanta with her husband and son.