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 Coordinator
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.
Myah Duncan Account Coordinator
Myah Duncan is a senior in the Public Relations program 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 Coordinator
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.
Lizzy Wrisinger: Account Specialist
Lizzy is a senior in the public relations program at UCM. She is originally from Lee’s Summit, Missouri. One thing you may not know about her is that she loves to play the cello and sing. She has been a cellist for 12+ years now. Lizzy’s dream job is to be a wedding planner but wants to begin her career in marketing and social media in Kansas City, where she will live post-graduation. Lizzy gained writing and social media experience through her internship with Warrensburg Police Department this past summer where she went on many ride-alongs with the police officers, created their first tweet along as well as wrote the department’s crisis communication plan. She is excited to be part of IPR and can not wait for the many experiences. Her passion for design and social media brings her hope for this semester and more opportunity to grow in her work through IPR. Lizzy is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations at UCM and plans to graduate in May 2020.
Megan Dahlin: Account Specialist
Megan is a senior Public Relations student at the University of Central Missouri with both minors in Marketing and Communication Studies. Megan was born and raised in Kansas City and would love to continue her career in the city she loves most. She was a social media intern at DEG, a digital marketing agency in Kansas City. There, Megan coordinated with strategists in support of social media projects with clients like Helzberg Diamonds and Armed Forces Insurance. Her time was also spent doing social media audits for current and potential clients. Megan strives to leave a positive impact on those around her. She is passionate about connecting with people, and connecting brands with people. She hopes to pursue a career as a Strategist in the agency industry.
Jessica Santangelo: Account Specialist
Jessica Santangelo is a senior in the Public Relations program at the University of Central Missouri. She is originally from St. Louis, Missouri. Jessica recently traveled abroad to be the Public Relations intern for Florence University of the Arts during the summer of 2019. She also studied abroad in Australia to further her studies in International Public Relations. These experiences have shaped her passion for PR and encouraged her to pursue media and community relations opportunities. Jessica is currently working to complete her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations with plans to graduate in May 2020.
Hannah Clutter: Account Specialist
Hannah Clutter is a senior in the Public Relations program at the University of Central Missouri. She is originally from California, Missouri. Some of her passions are reading, playing brain puzzles, and delving into DIY projects. More recently, she has begun educating herself in the art of yoga. Hannah has interned for the University of Central Missouri Athletics. There she worked alongside the Media Relations Manager and other interns to write feature stories and create digital and graphic content for the UCM Athletics website. This summer she will be interning for local Kansas City blog Sarah Scoop as Social Media and Blogging intern. Her interests in public relations are in creative writing and graphic design, and hope one day to work for a PR firm in Kansas City. Hannah is currently working toward completing her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations with plans to officially graduate in August of 2020.
Tiera Walkenbach: Account Specialist
Tiera Walkenbach is a senior in the Public Relations program at the University of Central Missouri. She is originally from Hermann, Missouri. In the summer of 2019, Tiera interned for The Hermann Farm, a living history farm located in Hermann, Missouri. There, she served as their internal/external communications intern, overseeing their social media accounts, compiling tour contacts and assisting with various hands-on tasks and projects. Tiera is currently working toward her bachelor’s degree in public relations and is also working to obtain a minor in digital journalism. She plans to graduate in May 2020.