Cynthia Powell, owner of CP Knowhow, is a big-picture strategic thinker and a guerrilla PR practitioner. Cynthia plans and leads nonprofit and corporate positioning and media campaigns that get the word out in ink, create blogger buzz, and put clients on radio and TV.
Amanda Karfakis, Vitamin
Most PR professionals break into the business after college. Amanda Karfakis got her first break at age 10.
Ragina Averella, AAA Mid-Atlantic
As the Public & Government Affairs Manager for AAA Mid-Atlantic, Ragina Averella serves as the chief spokesperson for AAA in Maryland. She is responsible for media and government relations for the auto club, which serves nearly four million members throughout the Mid-Atlantic and nearly one million Marylanders.
Dan Collins, Mercy Medical Center
A summa cum laude graduate of Loyola College with a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University, Dan is the Senior Director of Media Relations at Mercy Medical Center and has served as the downtown hospital’s media liaison since 1996. He is also the Baltimore Public Relations blogger for Examiner.com.
Cheryl Knauer, McDaniel College
Cheryl Knauer began as the director of media relations at McDaniel College [link: http://www.mcdaniel.edu] in Westminster, in September 2011. In this role, she is responsible for the development and implementation of the college’s ongoing media relations program at the local, regional, and national levels. During her first six months at McDaniel, she has generated widespread […]
Sedonia Martin, Towson University
Sedonia Martin is the Manager of Public Relations for Arts and Culture at Towson University and has over 25 years of public relations experience having worked in corporate and non-profit environments. At Towson University she is responsible for the promotion of over 400 arts and culture events.
Aaron Koos, Constellation Energy
Aaron Koos is a senior communications consultant for Constellation Energy’s commercial power businesses. This includes managing communications for the company’s renewable power and energy efficiency initiatives.