Fall 2019 INNOVATIVE PR TEAM
Kylee Julian: Agency Manager
Kylee Julian got her undergrad in Public Relations from the University of Central Missouri (graduating in Spring of 2019). She is originally from Platte City, Missouri and got her Associates from MCC-Longview in 2017. Kylee interned for Staley Farms Golf Course in the summer of 2018, serving as their event coordinator and oversaw their social media accounts. She also interned with the Warrensburg School Foundation after having a successful semester working with the organization for Innovative Public Relations (IPR). After working as an account specialist and then an account coordinator Kylee became the account manager for Innovative Public Relations. Kylee has also studied abroad in Australia and plans to study abroad in Germany next summer. She also works in the Integrated Marketing Communication office for UCM on the social media team. Kylee is currently working towards her masters and is excited to see where the world of public relations takes her.
Emma Honn: Account Specialist
Emma Honn is a senior in the Public Relations program at the University of Central Missouri. She is originally from Sedalia, Missouri. Emma interned for Sprint in the summer of 2019, serving as their external communications intern. There she managed network communications, device announcements and more. She also interned with the Veterans United Home Loans in the summer of 2018. Emma is currently working towards her bachelor’s degree in public relations, but is also working to obtain a minor in big data and business analytics. She is excited to see where this combination can take her in the public relations industry.
Autumn Warren: Account Specialist
Autumn Warren is a senior in the Public Relations program at the University of Central Missouri. She is originally from Warrenton, Missouri. Autumn has been an intern with Early Autism Services since February 2019. In her internship, she manages the company’s social media pages, handles event planning and other marketing related items. Autumn is currently working towards a bachelor’s degree in public relations and will be graduating in December. She is excited to join IPR and gain real-world experience with clients.
Sydney Halas: Account Specialist
Sydney Halas is a senior in the Public Relations program at the University of Central Missouri. She was born and raised in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Sydney interned at Worlds of Fun (WOF) in the summer of 2019, serving as a member of the food and beverage internal communications and training team. At WOF, she helped new associates integrate through Recipe for Success training sessions. She also created and implemented positive culture initiatives such as Spotlight Interviews where she showcased the talents and passions of ambassadors through a weekly newsletter. Sydney is eager to graduate with her bachelor’s degree this spring. She is ready to achieve her dreams of advocating for others and doing her part to leave everything she touches better than when she found it. Sydney knows IPR will be the perfect opportunity to develop more vast and advanced public relations skills to help accomplish her goals.
Sarah Arnett: Account Specialist
Sarah Arnett is a senior in the Public Relations program at the University of Central Missouri. She is originally from Solomon, Kansas. She has been an intern for Early Autism Services (EAS) since May 2019. In her internship, Sarah edits and publishes the monthly internal newsletter, assists with social media and website content and other various marketing activities. Sarah is currently working toward her bachelor’s degree in public relations and a minor in psychology, with plans to graduate in the spring. After graduation, Sarah hopes to make a lasting impact on others’ lives through her public relations career.
Myah Duncan: Account Specialist
Myah Duncan is a senior in the Public Relations department at the University of Central Missouri. She is originally from Ashland, MO. Myah interned for Lexington House of Hope Inc. during the Summer of 2019 as well as Dining by: Sodexo since January 2019. During these two internships Myah has learned how to manage social media accounts, plan events, maintain professional relationships, and how to write on behalf of a company. Myah is currently working to complete her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations with plans to graduate in May 2020.
Shelby Bueneman: Account Specialist
Shelby Bueneman is a senior in the Public Relations program at the University of Central Missouri. She is originally from Oak Grove, Missouri. Shelby was most recently the Social Media and Blogging intern for local Kansas City blog Sarah Scoop during the summer of 2019. Shelby also worked as a Development Assistant for KMOS- TV from May 2018 to December 2018. During these two internships Shelby learned how to edit videos, write thoughtful content for specific audiences and better understand Adobe editing software. Shelby is currently working to complete her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and a minor in Marketing with plans to graduate in May 2020.
Samuel Jordison: Account Specialist
Samuel Jordison is currently attending the University of Central Missouri, as a senior in the Public Relations program. Samuel grew up in the small town of Lamoni, Iowa and moved to the Kansas City area in 2015. He has held multiple positions, but was most recently a Human Resources Intern for Tenneco Automotive from August of 2018, to August of 2019. At this internship he focused on internal communication, working with other departments to make sure their messages were clear, concise, and heard. He is currently working with the Kansas City Justice Project and works on their newsletter, website presence, and getting information out. Samuel plans to graduate with his bachelor’s degree in December of 2019