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Christina L. Christian - Columbus, OH, US

Christina L. Christian

Senior Community Marketing Manager |


Will Somebody Yelp Me? Freshen up the podium and give your event creative & engaging content that will have your audience Yelping for more!





Christina Christian Mid-Ohio FoodBank Social Media Columbus - How to use Yelp for your Business




As Senior Community Marketing Manager for, Christina is a highly energized Public Relation pro and social media enthusiast who is passionate about putting plans into action and achieving results. An event planner, writer, marketing guru, spokesperson and one-woman show, she’s your source for all things Yelp in Columbus.

Combining versatile agency experience, international exposure and hands-on social network applications Christina creates and executes effective communication strategies that reach intended demographics.

Thriving on a good challenge or problem-solving scenario that rewards hard work and enthusiasm, Christina excels in opportunities that allow her to think out-of-the-box. She is passionate about trying new things and empowers others to become increasingly willing to do the same.

Before joining Yelp as the first and only full-time employee in Columbus, Christina most recently led digital and social media for local non-profit Mid-Ohio Foodbank. When not busy planning Yelp events, dominating the interwebz or being the unofficial mayor of the city, she enjoys eating, running, cycling, traveling, and sometimes sleeping.

Industry Expertise (8)

Direct Marketing

Writing and Editing


Events Services

Media - Online

Public Relations and Communications

Information Technology and Services

Social Media

Areas of Expertise (10)

Non-Profit Marketing

Community Organizing and Engagement

Marketing Communications

Online Marketing Strategies

Media Relations

Event Planning

Corporate Communications

Social Media Marketing

Digital Marketing

Non-Profit Communications

Accomplishments (1)

Senior Community Marketing Manager – Yelp (professional)


Yelp is a website where people go to find cool places in Columbus (and across the globe) based on user reviews. Join the Yelp Columbus community and get clued in to the hottest new restaurants, hippest clubs and best shopping the city has to offer. In addition to reviews, you can use Yelp to find events, lists and to talk with other Yelpers. Food, drinks, music venues, parks and shopping – find it on Yelp!

Education (2)

Otterbein College: B.A., Public Relations, Speech Communication 2007

Activities and Societies: Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA); Otterbein Campus Programming Board (CPB) – Communications Team Leader

University of Newcastle: Semester Abroad, Communications, International Studies, International Media Studies 2007

Activities and Societies: International Community Student Mentor – Newcastle International House


  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC
  • Corporate Training


*Will consider certain engagements for no fee