LaToya Drake

Spokesperson & Media Outreach Lead • Google • New York City, NY
Last edited June 19, 2017

LaToya Drake is a spokesperson and media outreach lead at Google. She provides television and radio commentary on news, social media and pop culture trends across the Web, and travels to newsrooms around the world teaching journalists how to use Google’s tools in news gathering. She has appeared on a wide range of national and local programs including The TODAY Show, CNBC, CNN, FOX News, ABC News. She previously worked with Waggener Edstrom as an account manager for Microsoft, managing national broadcast, consumer product launches and marketing integrations, Prior to Waggener, she worked as a communications strategist and on-air spokesperson at AOL. LaToya is also an adjunct at NYU where she teaches PR 2.0: Using Social Media Channels to Engage Customers and their Communities. She earned her MA in Communication, Culture and Technology from Georgetown University and her BS in Communications and Political Science from Florida State University.