Media Relations Specialist
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At Biola since:
Describe your job:
I connect journalists with Biola faculty for interviews, write press releases and articles for Biola’s website, build media lists, monitor Biola’s press coverage, think of creative ways to publicize events, build relationships with reporters and have lots of fun.
Five most influential books, movies or songs:
- “Oh the places you’ll go” – Dr. Seuss
- The Bible
- AP Stylebook
- “Love your God with all your mind, heart and soul” – J.P. Moreland
- “The Great Gatsby” – F. Scott Fitzgerald
What inspires me?
Hearing about other people’s passions and life stories.
The best thing about my job is:
getting paid to write and building relationships with journalists, not to mention working with a talented group of people every day.
If I could be any place in the world right now, where would it be?
Sipping Café au Lait with friends, my journal and a pen at a sidewalk café in Paris.
Most influential person in your life and why?
They taught me to dream big, work hard and make good decisions.
If I could pick any actor to play me in the movie of my life, who would it be?
Anne Hathaway or Reese Witherspoon
“PR isn’t about spinning stories. PR is about presenting the truth, relating it to others and letting them see what you love about your product. In my case, that’s Biola.”
Top Three Favorite Projects I’ve worked on at Biola:
- Think PuRple Campaign
- Ruby Slippers PR Brainstorming and Art Installment
- Does God Exist? Debate PR Campaign