Communications Committee

Communication Committee

 Headed by Talia Smith

The Communications Committee, headed by communications director Talia Smith, is comprised of ten committee members who create content for UO PRSSA’s website and social media. The committee provides an excellent opportunity to create a collection of portfolio pieces backed up with social media data. The Communication Committee works closely with the Events Committee to create promotional materials for PRSSA events and fundraisers.

Talia is a senior Public Relations student here at the UO who would like to work in publicity or corporate social responsibility sectors of PR upon her Spring graduation.

Committee Positions

Photographers – responsible for taking pictures at PRSSA events and meetings, taking headshots and uploading pictures to the committee google drive. Photos will be used on social media and the PRSSA website.


Head Photographer & Website Assistant–Audrey Marlatt is a Junior studying Public Relations with a minor in Business Administration who hopes to work in publicity or sports PR.



Photographer–Aryel Marquez is a Junior studying Public Relations with a minor in Business Administration. She has a strong interest in Investor Relations and hopes to pursue that career  post graduation.






Photographer–Liza Horn is a Senior studying Public Relations where she is focusing in nonprofit.




Bloggers – Responsible for writing a quality blog post every other week for the UO PRSSA ImPRess Blog (about five per term). Bloggers have creative freedom to write about anything pertaining to PR. Check out some of the linked blogs below.

Kate Templeton is a Junior double major in Public Relations and Advertising with a minor in Business Administration.



Sierra Goodman is Senior studying Public Relations with a double-minor in Business Administration and French.


Member Monday Coordinators – Responsible for creating a weekly Instagram post highlighting a PRSSA member. Those in this position will be required to select a member using a provided spreadsheet, conduct a brief interview via email, request or coordinate a headshot with the photographer, and edit interview into a 150 character Instagram post.



Jordan Stacy is a Senior studying Public Relations.







Mai Anh Boaz is a Junior studying Public Relations.





ImPRessive Internships Coordinators- A social media campaign which highlights students in the journalism school who have had impressive internships (past posts include NASCAR, NPR, etc.) These students include those who are great at networking and finding interesting subjects.



Isabella Meraz is a Junior majoring in Public Relations with a double-minor in Business Administration and Spanish. Post graduation she hopes to be working in sports or fashion PR.






Rita Herbstman is a Junior double majoring in Public Relations and Media Studies. She has strong interests in sports and entertainment PR.




Graphic Designer –  The PRSSA graphic designer is responsible for creating digital posters for our bi-weekly chapter meetings, informational content for PRSSA events, including fundraising events such as Finals Grams, as well as promotional material for Allen Hall monitors highlighting our membership campaign, Professional Development Tours, networking events and mentorship programs.



Daniel Prieto is a third year Sophomore transfer student who is currently Pre-Journalism with an intent to declare Public Relations.





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