A brand by two young professionals, for young professionals. Parties + Press Releases is a hub of PR, business, marketing, advertising + event planning information. Lessons learned, news in the industries and motivation remain the foundation underneath P+PR.
Small town girl with a heart for the city is the best way to describe Emily, 21-year-old senior at Arkansas Tech University. Growing up in small town Russellville, AR, Emily found her appetite for all things fashion, public relations and entertainment industry related at the age of eight by reading Vogue and sneaking in episodes of Sex and the City. She currently works for a real estate company as an assistant, and stays busy doing freelance projects. Emily plans to move to New York City after her December 2014 graduation and work in one of the fields she is zealous about.
“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. ” -Steve Jobs
Addictions/Obsessions/Disorders: Starbucks, music, sushi, iPhone syndrome, OCD, ADD, perfectionist, languages, Europe and PR.
Addicted to a busy schedule, Rebecca Potzner is a 20-something who recently graduated from Northern Kentucky University with a Bachelors degree in public relations and media informatics. Born and raised in Cincinnati, OH, she has interned and worked with prominent businesses in the local entertainment industry including Clear Channel Communications, SelfDiploma.com , and Cincinnati Ballet. Rebecca discovered her love for PR while planning homecoming events for her high school, and has never second guessed her career choice. Her passion for music and event planning have lead her to a dream of working in entertainment PR with a residency in California.
“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t fount it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” -Steve Jobs
Addictions/Obsessions/Disorders: Coffee, Music, Tweeting, Over-sized sunglasses, perfect introductions, and PR.