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Public Relations Alumna Shelby Austin Shares Experiences in Media Relations with Students

March 28, 2017


Shelby Austin, Ferris Public Relations (PR) graduate (‘15), came to campus on March 23 to educate current PR students on media relations. She visited multiple classrooms as well as the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) general meeting.

Austin shared her personal experiences as an account executive and internship coordinator for Weber Shandwick in Detroit. Weber Shandwick is the world’s second largest PR firm and a leading global communications agency.

Public Relations is one of the fastest growing professions in the U.S., according to the Department of Labor and Fortune magazine, among others. The Ferris PR program is the only one in the nation to offer public relations as a business degree, and it’s the only PR program in Michigan certified by the national Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

For more information, visit the Public Relations program page on the College of Business website.


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