Below are the 2017 Chapter and professional advisers for PRSSA at Ohio University. These professionals serve as mentors for Scripps PRSSA members and help to guide our Chapter.
Dan Farkas is a strategic communication professor at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and the Chapter advisor for Scripps PRSSA. Dan graduated from Ohio University in 1998 with a bachelors degree in journalism. He returned as a visiting instructor with a focus on public relations, media relations, social media and journalism on the web.
In addition to his time spent in Athens, Dan is a business owner and has years of experience in communications and public relations. Much of his work has received awards and has appeared on CNN, MSNBC and Sports Illustrated.
While Dan is an experienced public relations professional, he also is a father and a husband. He lives with his family in Dublin.
President, Krile Communications
Angela Krile, president of Krile Communications, has nearly 20 years of experience in helping to develop and implement strategic communications effort for organizations that range from small non-profit organizations to large, international corporations.
Her career has taken her backstage at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion show; behind the scenes at Cirque du Soleil; to meetings with CEOs of Fortune 500 corporations; and inside the offices of local, state and national lawmakers. Angela has a keen understanding of effectively harnessing both the small-town grapevine and the power of big-city “PR,” allowing her to help any size organization communicate to any size audience to meet their communications objectives.
A native of Sugar Grove, Ohio, Angela received her degree at the prestigious E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University and has served on Ohio University’s National Alumni Board. She is a member of the Fairfield Medical Center Board of Directors and serves as a board member of Fairfield County College Bound, Fairfield County Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Lancaster Rotary, the Fairfield County 4-H Endowment Committee, the Ohio University-Lancaster/Pickerington Center Coordinating Council and Promise Campaign Committee and the Lancaster-Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce. She was named the chamber’s 2013 Young Professional of the Year.
Ms. Krile was named to the 2006 class of Business First’s “Forty Under 40,” is a member of the Leadership Columbus class of 2006 and the Public Relations Society of America, and serves as a volunteer with numerous community organizations. She has been a featured speaker on communications issues with numerous business organizations, Iowa State University, Ohio University, Capital University and The Ohio State University.
Angela and her husband, Greg – a high school math teacher – live on a farm in southeastern Ohio with their two sons.