This week's show focuses on the Millennial job seeker who's interested in developing a promising career in public relations, journalism or communication. Hosts Merritt and Gary will talk with Kim Marks Malone, public relations and journalism professor at the University of Memphis and the adviser for the university's student-run strategic communication firm, Meeman 901 Strategies.
All university students home for winter break, parents of same, and job seekers need to tune in to this show to learn who is hiring whom and for what.
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This Week's Guest: Kim Marks Malone is an accredited PR professional, a retired Navy public affairs officer, a part-time PR consultant, and a full-time public relations and journalism professor at the University of Memphis. A promoter of PR professional development in the academic environment, Kim serves as the adviser for the university's student-run strategic communication firm, Meeman 901 Strategies.
Kim enlisted in the Navy in 1986 and was commissioned as a public affairs officer via Officer Candidate School in 1996. In her last Navy assignment, she commanded the Navy Office of Community Outreach, the only grassroots-level public affairs command in the Navy. She also managed issues on the Navy's National News Desk, led the public affairs team aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN-68), oversaw communication for Navy operations and programs, worked overseas, and with submarines.
Kim retired from the Navy after 28+ years of service and settled in East Memphis. When she's not teaching public relations, she's busy helping Memphis small businesses and non-profits. Kim can be reached on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.