Meet Our Summer Intern, Derrick Eskra!

Editor’s Note:  LG-PR is excited to welcome its intern for the summer term, Derrick Eskra. Derrick has been helping with PR, events and social media. Read his blog post to get to know him a little better. We are thankful for his help!

 

Hello everyone! My name is Derrick Eskra, and I am the new summer intern for LG-PR Public Relations.  I will be graduating from Eastern Illinois University in the fall of 2014 with a double major in Public Relations and Sport Management. After graduation, I will be looking for a possible sports related career in public relations or marketing. I will be completing a marketing and promotions internship with the EIU athletic department next semester before my eventual graduation.

My time with LG-PR this summer has been fantastic. I provided event support of three major client golf outings. Labermomyrro Also, I have gained experience working on press releases as well as pitching and distributing them to the media. Finally, I have been hands on with the social media accounts and helping share our brand.
I am thankful for the opportunities Lisa has given me, they have been fundamental in helping me with the learning process of PR and marketing, and I look forward  to what’s to come.
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