Emily Riley


Emily is a passionate and creative professional from Northern Virginia with experience in journalism, research, and public relations. As an Account Executive on the Health Team, Emily will support various different public health projects for Hager Sharp.

Previously, Emily did public relations for the arts, drawing on her lifelong passion for ballet. She also worked with a group of journalists on the “Unlevel Playing Fields” story, which was published by Capital News Service in April 2022 and picked up by PBS NewsHour.

When not in the office, Emily can be found watching crime documentaries or creating themed Spotify playlists. Emily graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a B.A. in Journalism and Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Even though she’s graduated, Emily is a dedicated UMD fan. Go Terps!