November 29- BRIGITTE MEISSE SPRAGUE, NORTHROP GRUMMAN

Scripps PRSSA welcomed Brigitte Meisse to the meeting on November 29. Brigitte is currently a Employee Communications Rep leading communications efforts for aeronautics engineering. Prior to Northrop Grumman, she has worked in a variety of industries including live entertainment, health care, news, travel/tourism, and higher education. These experiences have taken her from the corporate, Fortune 500 world to agency life.  Brigitte is a 2019 graduate of Ohio University where she majored in Journalism – Strategic Communication and Communication Studies. During her time at Ohio University, Brigitte was actively involved in PRSSA and served as Chapter President from 2018-2019. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her new husband and two cats.

Key Takeaways:

  • Use a Microsoft Word resume, nothing too fancy.
  • Take the excitement you have by your accomplishments and use them to drive you.
  • Where you start may not be where you end up.
  • Don’t comparing yourself to your peers.
  • Mentorship programs go both ways.
  • Take advantage of PRSSA, PRSSA National and PRSA resources.

Advice:

  • Get a hobby!
  • Make time for yourself.
  • Explore Athens!
  • No one can prepare you for life after college, give yourself time to adjust.
  • Be grateful for where you are now!

Connect with Brigitte 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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