Category: Social Media Jobs

Posted on May 2nd, 2022 in Alumni, Blog, Internships, Public Relations Jobs, Social Media Jobs by Emily Turnier

The Department of Journalism and Public Relations has released the final Jim Brown Interview Series episode of the 2021-2022 academic year. In this sixth installment, senior Sarah Lounsbury interviewed alumna Niki Smithers, a corporate communications associate at Eli Lilly. Smithers, a 2019 graduate, had wanted to work at Lilly since before she started college. Listen …

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Posted on April 26th, 2022 by Emily Turnier

Brittany Marcus, BAJ ’16, recently landed a new job at Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS), but on evenings and weekends, she runs Snapsxstyles, a media company that provides event planning, marketing and branding services, and public relations. We asked Marcus about her busy work life and her success after graduation: 1. Why did you decide to …

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Photo of department social media ambassadors (from left) Jacob Keith, Christina Poetz, Katie Wiseman, Camryn Daniels
Posted on September 17th, 2021 in Social Media Jobs, Students by Emily Turnier

Seven journalism and public relations students will serve as social media “ambassadors” for the department’s Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages this school year. The students will take turns sharing photos and videos of what’s going on in their lives, in their classes, at their internships, and in clubs they belong to on campus. “Our goal …

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Posted on February 11th, 2021 in Internships, Social Media Jobs, Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

Since January, journalism major Terrence Lambert has had basketball on the brain. As a social media intern for IUPUI, Lambert has been helping the IUPUI Brand Team map out March Madness-related content for the university’s social media channels. (IUPUI is one of the hosts of the 2021 NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament.) “Throughout this semester I …

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Posted on January 6th, 2021 in PRSSA, Social Media Jobs, Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

By Arabella Rollison What is the life of an influencer like? The word “influencer” is a laden term. When you think of an influencer, you might think of Kim Kardashian or someone dancing on TikTok. Well, I can assure you I’m not them, but I do fall under the category of an influencer! My page, …

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Picture of alumna Tarena Lofton smiling
Posted on November 5th, 2020 in Alumni Spotlight, News Reporting, Social Media Jobs by Emily Turnier

Tarena Lofton, B.A.J ‘18, has been on the frontlines of disseminating news about COVID-19 as Assistant Social Media Manager for Kaiser Health News (KHN) and California Healthline. KHN is a nonprofit news service covering health issues, and California Healthline is a service of the California Health Care Foundation produced by KHN. “I’m learning a lot …

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Posted on November 5th, 2020 in Alumni Spotlight, Public Relations Jobs, Social Media Jobs by Emily Turnier

Morgan Campbell, B.A.J. ‘18, a social media and digital marketing specialist at IU, has been working hard to keep students, employees, and supporters informed about coronavirus developments as they relate to IU. She manages and posts for all official IU social media channels. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Campbell has had to switch gears into …

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