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Twin Cities PR This Week – Jan. 16


Happy New Year! It’s been almost a month since my last “Twin Cities PR This Week” update. A lot has happened already this year! New jobs. Promotions. New board members. It’s been a busy first few weeks of January.

So, let’s get right to it.

Fenced In, Part 3


Ryan Mathre, who was recently over at Starkey Hearing Technologies (former client) accepted a role over at Medtronic as a senior PR specialist as part of the PR team.

Heather Rist, former senior manager-communications at Cambia/Sun Country, recently accepted a job as director of social media and content at Deluxe.

Jennifer Bagdade, previously over at Traveler’s, is now the Change and Communications Project Lead at Cargill.



Jill Renslow was recently promoted to senior vice president of business development and marketing at the Mall of America (former client). Congrats, Jill!

Jen Joly was recently promoted to vice president of marketing, brand and creative design and BlueSpire Strategic Marketing.



Weber Shandwick (Minneapolis) is seeking a bunch of roles, including:

Vice President, Account Leader: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH15/ats/careers/requisition.jsp;jsessionid=CD499BAFF941E40C6C0E7DA8FCC6F1F2.NA10_primary_jvm?org=CMGRP&cws=37&rid=3642

Senior Manager, Content Strategy: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH15/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CMGRP&cws=37&rid=3668

Account Supervisor, Financial Services: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH15/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CMGRP&cws=37&rid=3317

Intern: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH15/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CMGRP&cws=37&rid=3665

Preston Kelly is seeking a social media strategist: http://prestonkelly.com/about-preston-kelly/news/social-media-strategist/

Mall of America is seeking a social media community specialist. Is this you? http://www.mallofamerica.com/about/employment-portal



Jeron Udean celebrates 12 years at Strother Communications Group in January. Wow!

Excited to welcome friend LeeAnn Fahl to the MIMA board of directors. LeeAnn will officially join the board at the Feb. board meeting. Congrats LeeAnn!



Author and Brain Traffic founder, Kristina Halvorson is talking content strategy at the MIMA monthly event next Wed. Register here.

MN PRSA is hosting its annual “Trivia Meet & Mingle” event at Bellmont Partners PR next Tues. Register here.

Listen to Dave Erickson, Jeff Achen, Erica Hanna, Chuck Olsen, Farrington Starnes, and Lindsi Gish talk video and social media at next week’s Social Media Breakfast. Register here.



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