October 3 – Madison Sury, Wieden+Kennedy

Madison is currently the media and communications planner on the Nike account at Wieden+Kennedy in Portland, OR. After graduating from OU, she was the social media manager for a running store in Portland. Madison also worked at an advertising agency called Rain the Growth Agency as an assistant media planner for 7 months before starting at Wieden+Kennedy.

Madison graduated from OU with a degree in journalism-strategic communication and a certificate in sales in 2019 and her MBA in 2020. While at OU, she was involved in the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Ralph and Luci Schey Sales Centre, 1804 Communication, and the American Advertising Federation–OU Chapter. She also did some freelance work for businesses in Athens.

Key Takeaways:

  • Don’t be afraid to take big risks to accomplish your goals.
  • Maintaining authentic relationships is important.
  • Get out of your bubble!
  • Remember that you don’t always need a plan.
  • Ask questions because the worst they can say is no.
  • Apply for stuff you’re not qualified for.

Connect with Madison on LinkedIn here.

Ellie Coldiron is a senior studying communication studies and pursuing minors in advertising/public relations and psychology at Ohio University. She serves as the Vice President of Public Relations for Scripps PRSSA and Managing Director of 1804 Communication. Connect with her on LinkedIn here and Twitter here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s