14 06, 2022

Your Area of Expertise Will Find You (w/ Morgan Yingst)

By |2022-06-14T13:12:17-04:00June 14th, 2022|Categories: Alumni, APR Program, Non-profit, Podcast, Podcast Recap, PR Hangover|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

This week features a previous GVSU Alum. Morgan is a communications and public relations professional based in Chicago. She specializes in digital communications, social media marketing, and content creation. Morgan is currently the Communications Manager for the Illinois Supreme Court. Through this position, Morgan is responsible for providing ongoing support across [...]

24 03, 2022

Advocacy is a Full-time Position (w/ Brandi Boatner)

By |2022-04-28T11:53:49-04:00March 24th, 2022|Categories: Advocacy, Non-profit, Podcast, Podcast Recap, PR Hangover|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

There’s more to employee advocacy than meets the eye. Brandi Boatner, a PR veteran working in digital and employee advocacy at IBM, is an advocate for people, company, and career. A former PRSA president with years in the public relations world, Brandi knows the ropes of both external and internal strategic communications. In this [...]

29 09, 2021

Community Relations: It’s About Trust (w/ Jennifer Pascua)

By |2021-09-29T22:28:43-04:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: Non-profit, Podcast, Podcast Recap|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

What is community relations? It’s listening, and it’s building trust. Jennifer Pascua, Lead of Community Relations for Spectrum Health, has years of experience under her belt in news reporting, freelancing, and most recently, corporate communications. Today, she imparts her wisdom on listeners. Tune in as we talk communications tactics; community partnerships; diversity, equity and [...]

2 09, 2021

5 Key Takeaways from A Nonprofit Internship

By |2021-09-02T21:13:04-04:00September 2nd, 2021|Categories: Internships, Non-profit|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

“I spent my summer working at a local nonprofit.”  This thought used to make me feel a twinge of guilt, like I missed an opportunity and was not moving forward in my career goals.  But that twinge has quickly faded after working as the Marketing and Advancement Intern for Wedgwood Christian Services this summer. It [...]

2 09, 2021

Impactful Communications w/ Juan Fernandez

By |2021-09-02T00:04:02-04:00September 2nd, 2021|Categories: Non-profit, Podcast, Podcast Recap, PR Hangover|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

His work “literally saves the lives of children.” Does it get better than that? Juan Fernandez, the VP of Marketing and Communications at Bethany Christian Services, has vast experience in the nonprofit communications field. From teaching in Costa Rica to managing communication and marketing at an international organization, Juan has done it all, and [...]

31 03, 2021

Nonprofit Communications w/ Javon Dobbs

By |2021-03-31T15:27:13-04:00March 31st, 2021|Categories: Non-profit, Podcast, Podcast Recap, PR Hangover|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Who’s Our Guest? Javon Dobbs is a communications manager at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Michigan. In this role, he supports the foundation’s efforts to promote thriving children, working families, and equitable communities. As a member of the communications team, he is responsible for implementing a wide range of communications strategies, to [...]

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