PORTLAND, Ore. (June 6, 2018) – A.wordsmith, a boutique communications firm specializing in thought leadership public relations, announces the promotion of Addy Torian to associate. 

Torian joined A.wordsmith in November 2017 as an intern. In her new role, she will provide ongoing content development and media relations support for clients in the technology, non-profit, cannabis, hospitality and professional services industries. 

“Addy quickly proved herself as a valuable asset to our team and I am very happy that she has joined us in a permanent capacity,” said Ann Smith, founder and president at A.wordsmith. “She has a quiet confidence about her that generates big-picture thinking and results for our clients. I’m excited to watch her continue to grow in her career!” 

Torian holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations from the University of Oregon. Prior to joining A.wordsmith, she worked in Buenos Aires as the marketing intern for Elebaires language school and the BA CUP, an international soccer tournament. 


Founded in 2009, A.wordsmith is a boutique communications firm specializing in thought leadership public relations. The firm’s core areas of expertise are media relations, writing, corporate positioning, social media and design. Strategically designed and delivered, A.wordsmith’s brand of PR is a uniquely powerful tool. It challenges. It differentiates. It starts relationships and enhances existing ones. And it drives sales with high-value customers like nothing else. Clients of A.wordsmith include TerraFirma, ProKarma, Propeller, Levy Restaurants, OVO and IDL Worldwide.

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Hannah Sewell