Fall 2013 Student Workers
IMAGE: Danielle DeBord
Danielle DeBord, Senior Public Relations Major
Danielle DeBord is a senior public relations major and assistant at Flash Communications from Canton, Ohio. Serving as the Fashion Beat Reporter for the Daily Kent Stater, she covered the Fashion School and fashion organizations on campus. She was the VP of Public & Alumni Relations for the Panhellenic Council and the Director of Public Relations for the Delta Gamma Fraternity. She is hoping to build a portfolio and obtain an internship while working at Flash. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in entertainment or fashion PR.
Wezley Garlick, Senior Public Relations Major
Wezley Garlick is a senior public relations major from Middletown, Delaware. He is a member of Kent State’s PRSSA chapter and as a beat reporter for the Daily Kent Stater, covered the Honors College and International Affairs. Wezley served as the Director of Public Relations for Black United Students at Kent State for the 2012-2013 year. He interned with the Wilmington Blue Rocks minor league baseball team for the summer of 2013. During his time at Flash, Wezley hopes to enhance his portfolio and strengthen his writing skills. After graduation, he would like to pursue a career in sports PR.
Navjot Grewal, Public Relations Graduate Student
Navjot Grewal is a second year public relations graduate student from Hudson, Ohio. She is a member of Kent State’s PRSSA chapter. Navjot has a master’s degree in English Literature and was teaching communications skills to undergraduate students in India. She hopes to gain valuable work experience while working at Flash Communications. After graduation in May 2014, she hopes to pursue a career in the non-profit sector of public relations.
Emily Komorowski, Junior Public Relations Major
Emily Komorowski is a junior public relations major with a marketing minor from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is currently the PRSA/PRSSA Liaison for the PRSSA Kent chapter. Emily was a beat reporter for the Daily Kent Stater covering undergraduate and graduate affairs. While at Flash Communications, she hopes to improve her writing skills and build her portfolio. After graduation, Emily hopes to pursue a career in agency or travel PR.
Amanda Lang, Junior Advertising Major
Amanda Lang is a junior advertising major with a writing minor from Ravenna, Ohio. For two years, she has been a web editor for KentWired. While interning at Flash Communications, Amanda seeks to build her portfolio and refine her communication and writing skills.
Shannen Laur, Senior Public Relations Major
Shannen Laur is a senior public relations major from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This is currently her second semester at Flash Communications. She also has experience interning at an event planning and rental agency in Pittsburgh and as the beat reporter for the College of Communication and Information for the Daily Kent Stater. While working at Flash, Shannen has sharpened her writing, reporting and social media skills and hopes to continue during her time here. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in a public relations agency, travel PR or event planning.
IMAGE: Caitlin Potts
Caitlin Potts, Senior Public Relations Major
Caitlin Potts is a senior public relations major from Boardman, Ohio. As secretary of Kent’s PRSSA Chapter, she is an active member of the organization’s executive board. After studying at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland in Spring 2012, Caitlin acquired a passion for travelling. In Spring 2013, she covered the On Campus Entertainment and Performing Arts beats for the Daily Kent Stater. That same semester, Caitlin’s team placed second in the national 2013 PRSSA Bateman Competition. She hopes to further improve her writing and build a portfolio through her work at Flash Communications. After graduation in May 2014, Caitlin hopes to combine her loves of travel and writing to work in travel PR.
Bryan Webb, Junior Public Relations Major
Bryan Webb is a junior public relations major from Parma Heights, Ohio. He currently writes web content for Black Squirrel Radio and was the Consumer Technology Beat Reporter for the Daily Kent Stater last semester. He is also the Chaplain and Public Relations Chairman for the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity. He hopes to develop stronger writing skills and build a portfolio while working at Flash. After graduation, Bryan hopes to pursue a career in the music business or entertainment industry.