PR pros to visit "MEJO 531: Case Studies in Public Relations"

Date & Time
Monday, January 22, 2018 (All day)
Monday, March 19, 2018 (All day)
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 (All day)
283 Carroll Hall
Contact Information
Rick Clancy,, (919) 962-0025

MJ-school students are invited to meet three public relations leaders in the fields of consumer technology/trade association public relations, public affairs/agency leadership and analyst relations, who will be guest lecturing in Edgar Thomas Cato Distinguished Professor of Public Relations Rick Clancy's "MEJO 531: Case Studies in Public Relations" class sections in the Spring 2018 semester.

Guest speakers will include:

MONDAY, JAN. 22 @ 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in CA283

Jeff Joseph, senior vice president of communications and strategic relationships at the Consumer Technology Association (the organization responsible for the annual Consumer Electronics Show), will make his second visit to the MJ-school on Monday, Jan. 22.

MONDAY, MARCH 19 @ 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in CA283

Holly Barnett, vice president for analyst relations — as in marketing and technology research analysts (e.g., Gartner, Forrester, etc.) — at Allison + Partners, will visit Monday, March 19. Barnett formerly worked at IBM.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28 @ 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in CA283

Sakura Komiyama Amend, partner and senior vice president of public affairs at Finn Partners and formerly a producer at CBS working with Dan Rather and "60 Minutes," will visit on Wednesday, March 28.

*** Interested students not in Clancy's classes are welcome to join either his 11 a.m. or 2 p.m. class sections, but are asked to contact him in advance to confirm seating availability. ***