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UNI PRSSA chapter to host public relations expert Karmen Johnson

Posted on Monday, February 15th, 2016
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Mallory Feeney, student, Public Relations, 563-542-8299, feenemaa@uni.edu

Blake Ruane, Office of University Relations, 319-273-2761, blake.ruane@uni.edu

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter will host an event featuring Karmen Johnson, a public relations expert from Seattle, Washington.

Johnson has more than 20 years of experience working in public relations, corporate communications and creative services. Her diverse career includes in-house communications positions with Starbucks and Expedia, Inc. She also worked in the Seattle, San Francisco and Chicago offices of Edelman, the world's largest public relations agency.

Johnson will cover a variety of topics during her presentation, including: professional tips for obtaining a job after graduation, insights on how the public relations world is changing and samples of her previous work.

Johnson will speak at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 22, in Lang Hall Auditorium. Attendees will have the opportunity to answer trivia questions and win door prizes throughout the event. Johnson's presentation is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Mallory Feeney, chapter president, UNI PRSSA, at 563-542-8299 or feenemaa@uni.edu.