Current position: Senior Communications Manager at Georgia Aquarium
How long in current position: 4 years with Georgia Aquarium’s Public Relations team, 1 year in current position.
First PR job: Carden Group Communications, a boutique agency in St. Louis that represents retail, restaurant and a variety of clients.
Where you attended college: Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri
If you weren’t doing PR, you’d be…… I would love to produce for a television show or plan large scale events and galas.
Proudest professional accomplishment: I feel fortunate enough to have had several proud moments. Anytime we score big coverage on our research and conservation stories or when we celebrated Georgia Aquarium’s 10th anniversary this spring with a total of 4.8 million impressions in just one day! I am also proud to work at Georgia Aquarium everyday where we are working tirelessly to conserve and preserve animal species, educate young minds on the state of our ocean and inspire generations to care more about our ocean and its inhabitants.
What is your passion? Family, travel and animals. I am lucky that I have found a job that is a combination of all my passions.
Why you are a PRSA member? PRSA brings together professionals from a wide range of experiences, industries and interests. Being a member is important to me to stay connected with the PR community, learn from colleagues about trends and current practices and become inspired by others.
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