Myranda Annakin, Principal & Co-Founder
Myranda leads the media relations efforts at Porch Light and brings a vast knowledge of the inner workings of a newsroom and how to successfully pitch her clients to the media from her more than a decade of experience in TV news. She graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Journalism and spent 13 years at WXIN-TV (Indy’s Fox affiliate) where she managed the day-to-day editorial operations in the newsroom. She also managed special projects by planning the station’s coverage for big events like Super Bowl XLVI, the Indianapolis 500 and elections.
Since co-founding Porch Light PR in 2013, Myranda has worked on a number of PR campaigns for both nonprofit and private sector clients, including the White River Vision Plan, Count Me INdy, and Joella’s Hot Chicken as it has grown to become the largest hot chicken brand in the U.S.
Outside of work you can catch Myranda and her husband watching their three kids play soccer,
baseball, basketball or football on the north side of Indy.
Jennifer Chan, Principal & Co-Founder
Originally from Indianapolis, Jennifer spent several years working in San Francisco and Chicago
both in PR agencies and in-house before returning to the Hoosier state.
After graduating from Syracuse University with a degree in Magazine Journalism, she began her
professional career by consulting for a range of clients, including: Park Hyatt Chicago, NoMI restaurant, The Peninsula Chicago, Kenneth Cole, American Eagle Outfitters, Jamba Juice and IBM.
Jennifer and her husband have three sons. In the rare moments she has alone, she likes to
relax by cooking or watching a good cooking show and spending time with her extended family.