After a semester of assembling the framework to officially launch PRestige Agency in the Fall of 2008, we are happy we can announce the staff that will be PRestige Agency. You will see that we are a diverse group of students, with diverse interests and backgrounds, but we all have one thing in common and that is a passion for public relations. Take a minute and read about us and you will learn a little background about who we are.
most of the classes required for Public Relations majors, so she has the
most classroom experience, to include writing press releases, backgrounders,brochures, social responsibility reports, and other copywriting tools essential in creating press kits. This summer, Amy is interning at The RDW Group in Providence, RI, which is the largest independent communications agency in New England. When graduating in December of 2008, Amy plans on pursuing a career in public relations in either entertainment, lifestyle, travel, or corporate PR.
Lindsey is from Madison, NJ, although she hails all the way from Scotland, where she lived for a several years as a child. She is junior, who transferred to Hofstra in January 2008 after doing three semesters at Bryant University in Rhode Island. Lindsay is majoring in public relations and is an intern at Hill and Knowlton in New York City, working in their Healthcare Department. In the summer of 2007, Lindsay did an internship with Sharon Naylor,
a wedding specialist who writes books and magazine articles about wedding
planning. With all this practical experience, Lindsey truly enjoys the knowledge she is gaining at Hill and Knowlton this summer. After completing her degree at Hofstra, she would love to work in the PR world in any corporate area, but particularly in the fashion or beauty sectors. She is also very interested in event planning. Lindsey adds, “I am very excited to be a part of PRestige Agency’s launch this semester, and hope it brings even more opportunities to our PRSSA chapter.”
Rebecca is a public relations major and painting minor set to graduate in May 2010. She has been a member of PRSSA since the fall of 2007. Originally from Newark, Delaware, Rebecca came to Hofstra University in hopes to have a fulfilling career in public relations in New York City. She enjoys the creative aspect of PR and has written and taken photographs
for articles in the Hofstra’s School of Communication Newsletter and
PRestige Agency blog as well as assisted in the planning of many events
created by Hofstra’s chapter of PRSSA. Rebecca has interest in gaining more experience in media communications. She also wants to learn more about the use of graphic design in PR.
at WDIY. Currently, Tanya is involved with Hofstra’s radio station, WRHU and has been since her first year of college. Tanya loves to perform, as well. She started dance at the age of 3, and has taken acting classes. During her high school career at Bethlehem Catholic High School, she was involved with the drama club, was co-choreographer of a children’s play, and dance co-captain her junior year for the musical “Annie Warbucks.” Tanya was even a volunteer student dance teacher at Pennsylvania Youth Theatre. She speaks, reads, and writes Spanish fluently. Tanya is a very outgoing person who loves meeting new people. She is very excited to be a part of PRestige Agency.
Lindsay has been active with two internships under her belt. She loves the beach and has the fortune of spending her summer in Cape Cod, Mass. Lindsay enjoys sports, working out, and just like Chanel (fellow PRestige staff member) Lindsay loves food too! Not surprisingly Lindsay loves all Boston sports teams, so even though she attends Hofstra in Yankee territory, you will hear Lindsay proudly chanting, “Go Red Sox!”