Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Micro-networking sessions offer insight into PR

This week our Loyalist PR students took part in our 4th annual Out of Classroom Experience in the Quinte area. 

We're grateful to the communications professionals who took the time out of their busy schedules to share their experiences and career development tips with us: 

Group 1:


Kirsten Geisler, Communications Coordinator - Quinte Conservation
Erik Rubeadeau, Lead Strategist - Yeeboo Digital
Katrina Farnworth, Fundraising Coordinator - Quinte Humane Society
Kate Anderson, Program Coordinator – The Children’s Foundation (Highland Shores Children’s Aid Society)
Natasha Jacobs, Special Events and Communications Assistant, Northumberland Hills Hospital 

Group 2:

Melissa Wakeling, Education and Marketing Coordinator – Glanmore National Historic Site, City of Belleville
Jason Sharpe, General Manager – Huff Estates
Melanie Barrett, Special Event Management and Communications Coordinator – Albert College
Ashley Stewart, Destination Development & Marketing Coordinator - Prince Edward County
Amelia Huffman, Fund Development Coordinator - Alzheimer Society of Hastings-Prince Edward




Group 3:

Bojanna Lough, Community Relations & Fund Development Coordinator – Habitat for Humanity
Katie Stewart, Marketing Coordinator – Great Canadian Gambling Corporation (Shoreline Casinos)
Jamie Simmons, Director of Communications - Office of MP Kim Rudd for Northumberland Peterborough-South
Matthew Stergios, Constituency Assistant - Office of MP Kim Rudd for Northumberland Peterborough-South

Group 4:

Jane Gardner, General Manager – Quinte School of Ballet
Hannah Brown, Communications Coordinator - Batawa Ski Hill
Josh Bambrough, Public Relations Officer - National Air Force Museum of Canada
Ben Hagerman, Economic Development Coordinator - City of Quinte West
Sandi Ramsay, Conservation Fund Development Specialist – Lower Trent Conservation

Group 5: 

Lola McMurter, Community Fundraising Specialist – Canadian Cancer Society
Krista Doyle, Media & Marketing Coordinator – St. Lawrence Parks Commission
Devon Taylor, Communications & Development Officer – Military Family Resource Centre
Sarah Midland-Jones, Communications Specialist – Bay of Quinte Remedial Action Plan

Thank you, everyone! 

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