Founded by Pamela Lynne Sorensen, Pamela’s Punch is the leading source of information for the “who, what, when, and where” of Washington, DC’s social, professional, and philanthropic scene. Fans of Pamela’s Punch include executives from a variety of industries, including media, entertainment, arts, hospitality, retail, marketing, technology, professional services, education, policy, and nonprofit.
Pamela Lynne Sorensen is the founder of Pamela’s Punch, a leading source of information for the “who, what, when, and where” of Washington, DC’s social, professional, and philanthropic scene. Fans of Pamela’s Punch include executives from a variety of industries, including media, entertainment, arts, hospitality, retail, marketing, technology, professional services, education, policy, and nonprofit. A sample of her online and offline client list includes Park Hyatt Washington DC, Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation, Federal Home Company, Lindsay Volkswagen and more.
Her many community fundraising activities include: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Woman of the Year 1st Runner-up raising $127,000, Red Cross of the National Capital Area Oscar Night DC Chairperson 2007-2009, CharityWorks Board member, National Cherry Blossom Festival Pink Tie Party Host Committee Member 2009-2012, 2007, Northern Virginia Technology Council Foundation founding Board Member, and has raised money and awareness for Washington Ballet, Washington Project for the Arts, Northern Virginia Fine Arts, Children’s Hospital, Suburban Hospital and countless others.
Pamela attended the Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pennsylvania, where she was a Tri-Delta and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communications. After graduation, Pamela continued to reside in the northern Virginia area and began her career in sales and business development, working in a variety of industries, including defense contracting, professional services, telecommunications, and executive networking. She played an integral role in the revenue stream growth and success of Net2000 Communications, Potomac Officers Club, and ExecutiveBiz, where she became partner.
In 2006, Pamela left the business world to launch the Pamela’s Punch website. Since its founding, the Punch brand has grown to include a variety of online, social, and live media assets and a team of correspondents and has expanded into the west coast market with Pacific Punch.
Pamela was featured in the Lindsay Volkswagen’s “Sign Then Drive” commercial which aired throughout the Washington Metro area on television. She was also the co-host for Washington Life TV’s “Year in Review” on the CW-DC50, specifically on the “Most Fashionable” segment and was the guest interview for Verizon FiOS1’s “Push Pause” show. In spring 2010 and winter of 2011, Pamela was a guest on the national radio show Peter Greenberg World Wide as a DC Insider. She has made numerous guest interview appearances on FOX News Sunday (nationally), NewsChannel 8/WJLA, “Live This Morning”, “Let’s Talk Live!”, and “Washington Business Tonight with Rebecca Cooper”, Comcast Newsmakers, DC’s Office of Cable Television TV-16, DC Compass, and was a frequent guest on radio’s MiX 107.3FM with Tommy McFly. She was the live Washington, DC correspondent interview Inauguration evening 2009 for FOX News Channel and is the My City Life Correspondent for the podcast “Miss This Show and Die!” which is based out of Los Angeles.
In 2010, Pamela contributed to Washington Life magazine with her article in SUNDANCETWENTYTEN. Early in 2009, she was chosen out of thousands of applicants to be on a television episode of Discovery Channel’s Planet Green’s “Emeril Green” with celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse. The episode aired Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 8pm EST. During the show, Emeril shared helpful cooking and eating tips for Pamela as she manages her busy life about town. In 2008 Pamela was chosen to be the “Insider” for the 2009 Wallpaper* Washington, DC Tour Guide book.
She has been featured in publications such as Town & Country magazine, NBC4 Washington, DC website DC magazine, Washington Life, Capitol File, Local Kicks, FamousDC, mediabistro FishBowlDC, Examiner, Scene Bisnow, New York Social Diary’s Washington Social Diary, The Hill, Washington Post, The Washington Times, Washington Post Express, Fashion Washington, Washingtonian, and was chosen by Washingtonian as one of “Washington’s 25 Most Beautiful People” in 2002.
Pamela has been assigned to blog across the world in places such as Miraval Resort, AZ, Borrego Springs, CA, Essaouira, Morocco, Paris, France, the country of Wales and other exotic locales.
Today, Pamela resides in Arlington, Virginia. When she’s not out on the town, she’s reading or writing while sipping fine wine, or traveling the country and the world ISO adventures, beauty, fun, food, style, libations, music, and the good life.
Pamela’s current leadership positions in the nation’s capital:
- Artists and Athletes Alliance Corporate Advisory Board member
- Trust for the National Mall’s L’Enfant Society Board member & co-Chair Media/PR
- Fashion for Paws Advisory Council
- Refugees International’s Young Humanitarian Circle co-Chair
- Once Upon a Prom Executive Committee member
- Lena Aburdene, Punch Purpose (Advice)
- Jason Mandel, Punch Properties (Real Estate)
- Sarah Aburdene, Punch Pad (Art & Design)
- Felice Cherry, Punch Prenuptial (Wedding)
- Lindsey Clark, Punch Premiere (Shows, Screenings, Films)
- Niki Clark, Punch Pulse (Educational Events)
- Whitney Stringer, Punch Preview and Pret-a-Porter (Openings, Fashion)
- Loreana S Gonzalez Lazzarini, Punch Passport (Travel)
- Elizabeth Fischer, Punch Pep (A Bit of Everything)
- Ghazal Vaghedi, Punch Power (Physical and Fun)
- Megan McGrath, Punch Palate (Food & Drink)
- Kia Scopio, Punch Playlist (Music)
- Darryl Keeton
- Karen Garnick
- Hannah Roth
- Antoinette Sykes
- Attie Poirier
Pacific Punch (for more posts by these writers, please go to: www.pacific-punch.com)
- Lindsay Taub, Pacific Punch Lead (West Coast: L.A., O.C., San Francisco, San Diego…)
- Steve Mandzik
- Amy Senger
- Kristin Martell
- Liesl Jackson
SAMPLE CLIENT LIST
- Adeler Jewelers
- BuyWithMe DC
- Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation
- Decorating Den Interiors of Northern Virginia
- Equinox Restaurant
- Miraval Resort
- Park Hyatt Washington D.C.
- Lindsay Volkswagen of Dulles
- Open Skies
- Reston Limousine
- After-School All Stars
- Leibsohn & Associates
- Sofitel Lafayette Square
- Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival
- Dog Den Golf
- Buy a Brick Foundation