Sydney Olson, senior in advertising, had the opportunity to intern with LifeServe Blood Center as a public relations and marketing intern this summer. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the internship looked a lot different than it had in years past.
Second-year Greenlee master’s student Lexi He co-authored a paper with Professor Angela Powers on alternative and mainstream local news competition and the COVID-19 pandemic. She presented the research at the virtual AEJMC conference in August 2020.
Christina Motalebi, senior in public relations, shares more about her 499 content marketing internship with Thomson Reuters, which serves professionals in the law, tax, compliance, government, and media industries.
After returning home during the COVID-19 crisis, PR424 students adapted and thrived as they navigated the possibilities of online learning in spring 2020. Kaitlyn Hood, (’21 public relations), details the experience in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ LINK magazine.