WHO WE ARE
PR Values is a student-run public relations blog with a vision to build a place where the PR community can engage with relevant content that embraces diversity and inclusivity.
Our mission is to bring truth and inspiration to the public relations community. Our values include diversity, credibility, inclusion and fun. Founded in November 2020 by San Diego State University senior PR students.
Emma is from Orange County, but spent some of her childhood living in London. She is in her last year at San Diego State University, pursuing a degree in Public Relations. Her professional experience includes social media marketing and working on brand campaigns. Down the line, Emma sees herself managing PR for a cosmetics company or opening her own PR agency.
Garrett was born in Porterville, California, where he grew up on his family's farm. Garrett currently resides in San Diego. He is a third year Journalism Media Studies major with an emphasis in Public Relations and a minor in Interdisciplinary Studies. Garrett hopes to move to Hawaii after graduating, where he will help his family start a new farm and hopefully land a PR job on the big island.
James was born and raised in San Diego, California. He is a transfer student from San Diego Miramar College where he received associate degrees in political science and communication. He is currently wrapping up his last year at San Diego State University in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations. James sees himself in 10 years working as a community organizer to help raise the voices of others and spread awareness of social issues.
Emily was raised in Alaska, but considers herself a bay area native having lived there on and off before college. Emily is a third year student at San Diego State University where she is majoring in Public Relations and minoring in History. When she’s not in class she works as a nanny and can often be found chasing the kids through Balboa park. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in PR for a corporate company in the Bay Area.
Shay is a senior PR student from Phoenix, Arizona. She has experience in social media marketing and will be interning for a PR and Advertising firm in Scottsdale, AZ, over the summer. She is also the current Director of Internal Affairs for the SDSU Student Chapter of PRSSA. Post-graduation she plans on finding a career in sports marketing and management.
Zac was born in Chicago and moved to San Diego to attend San Diego State University. Zac is a third year journalism-public relations major with a minor in TV, film, and media. He currently works at a marketing company as a campaign manager. Outside of work and school he writes poetry and studies astrology. After graduation, Zac hopes to become a writer and creative director.
Rachel is an Orange County native, but is currently going to San Diego State University. She is pursuing a bachelor's degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations with hopes to work for a non-profit organization that gives back to her community either here in San Diego or in Orange County. After she builds the experience in this field, Rachel wants to pursue a law degree.
Jessica was born and raised in Chula Vista, but currently resides in the Coachella Valley. After commuting between home and school, Jessica will graduate San Diego State University in fall 2021 and will receive a bachelor’s in Journalism and Media Studies with an emphasis in Public Relations. Currently, she works in enrollment services at her previous community college. After graduation, she hopes to land a PR role within an educational institution.