Sean Welsh, Interim Vice President for Towson University Marketing and Communications | 14

Episode 14 November 04, 2021 00:25:29
Sean Welsh, Interim Vice President for Towson University Marketing and Communications | 14
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Show Notes

As a journalist turned PR pro, Sean Welsh brings a unique perspective to his role as Interim Vice President for Towson University Marketing and Communications. Before making the jump to public relations with the team at TU, Sean was a journalist for The Aegis newspaper in Harford County, MD and a digital editor for the Baltimore Sun. Sean joins John and Jen to discuss his approach to earned, owned and paid media when dealing with such a wide audience within the University community, the importance of having an internal creative team, and best practices for crisis communications. If you’re a student in the field of public relations, be sure to listen in as Sean gives career advice!

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