Scripps PRSSA welcomed Kate Compain to the chapter’s November 11 meeting. Kate is a Vice President, Consumer at Mike World Wide (MWW). She is a 2007 graduate of OHIO and holds a BS in journalism from Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, with specializations in film and English. She possesses a rich and diverse background in integrated consumer lifestyle marketing, with more than fourteen years of specialized experience in CPG, food, fashion and travel verticals.

Key Takeaways:

  • Creating and establishing real relationships are important because maybe a previous company could be what you go back to.
  • Consider the size, industry, independence and company culture that you desire in your career.
  • In an agency, the industry and work may not be what you want to do but it’s a good opportunity to improve your skills.
  • Take the opportunity to learn from difficult experiences.
  • The ability to multitask is crucial in this field.
  • Communication and writing skills is important to keep up with.

Connect with Kate on LinkedIn here.

Kelly Lambers is a senior studying journalism, strategic communication with a minor in marketing and a certificate in diversity studies and is the 2021-22 VP of Public Relations for Scripps PRSSA. Follow her on LinkedIn here and on Twitter here.

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