Scripps PRSSA welcomed Megan Newton to the November 22 meeting. Megan is a 2016 Ohio University alumni. She currently works as a Digital Marketing Manager at FORM. She has seven years of experience in digital marketing across the music, entertainment, tourism, arts + culture, and nonprofit industries, and she previously worked in Nashville, TN. Megan is a 2016 grad of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism with specializations in communication studies and the music business.

Key Takeaways:

  • There are many facets to entertainment PR including: publicity, artist management, promotion and venue marketing.
  • “It’s who you know.” Networking is crucial!
  • Show real results and impacts on your resume, not just tasks.
  • Gain as much experience as you can!
  • Join a fun student organization, not PR focused to do on the side!
  • Trust all of your accomplishments!

Connect with Megan 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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