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Erika Fitzpatrick ,
Director, Editorial

Erika is an award-winning senior communicator with a more than 20-year career in writing, editing and publications development for all media.

At Aptive, she leads teams in managing and editing content, drafting news and creative copy, transforming jargon into readable materials and ensuring editorial consistency across products and platforms.

With a well-rounded background reporting on Congress and the federal agencies and communicating about topics as varied as health care, education, financial education, geospatial science, transportation and veterans’ benefits, Erika assists Aptive in getting to the heart of what’s needed and executing projects with speed and precision.


  • Expertise in AP, Chicago and other style guides
  • B.A., Journalism, Boston University
  • Award winner, Clearmark Center for Plain Language, Mended Hearts “HeartGuide”
  • Co-award winner, MarCom Platinum, Ending Veteran Homelessness, Employment Outreach, Event-in-a-Box Toolkits

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