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								Benjamen W.																 Risinger

Benjamen W. Risinger

Associate Faculty in Journalism and Public Relations
Department: Journalism and Public Relations
(317) 274-0439
CA 341

Bio

Biography

Ben Risinger is a 22-year veteran of the communications industry and is currently the director of marketing and public relations at Imaging Office Systems, a technology company. In 2012, he was honored in Indianapolis as one of the “Best and Brightest/40-under-40” in the Media, Arts and Sports Category. In 2013, Forbers/Sparkah Lists called him “one of the best Public Relations practitioners in social media.” Risinger resides in Grand Rapids, Mich., and splits his time between there and Indianapolis.

Education

Education

  • MA, Public Relations, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis 2012
  • BA, Mass Communications, Anderson University 2001

Awards

Awards

Indy’s Best and Brightest Finalist in the media, entertainment and sports category, 2012. Nominated for Social Media Up and Comer by the Indiana Social Media Summit and Awards, 2011. Listed in Sparkah.com’s Top 100 PR Pros Who Dominate Social Media for 2013.

Academic Interests

Academic Interests

Communications, Public Relations, New Media, Social Media

Location

Location:
CA 341