The Social Media Club is run by a team of students who do a lot of work behind the scenes. If you’re interested in learning more about Social Media Club, reach out to any of our leaders!
Adrianna Grigorian is a Public Relations major at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. She decided to be a PR major because she believes that communication is one of the most important tools for success. When you don’t find her buried in school, you can find her outdoors exploring the nature or obsessing over corgis.
Brooke Zender is a senior at the University of Oregon majoring in public relations and minoring in Spanish. She knew from a young age her passion lied in the complexities of communications. Zender has completed internships with J Public Relations, Slate Public Relations and Velvet Eyewear that all shape her understanding of the industry outside of the classroom and continue to supplement her career. She also held the position of Director of Social Media and Marketing for Alpha Phi Tau Chapter. When she is not inside the red brick walls and tall-standing glass of the School of Journalism of Communications, Zender loves anything to do with the sun and the sand.
Bridget Eason is a senior studying Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. She is originally from Sacramento, California, where she attended an all-girls high school, (which was featured in the movie Lady Bird). During high school she realized her creative passion for photography and videography, that she continues to practice today. Outside of school, she loves to watch conspiracy theory YouTube videos, travel to new places, and cook dinner with her friends. She is looking forward to being Secretary of the Social Media Club this year!
Presley Chambers is a third-year Public Relations student at the University of Oregon. Passionate about public relations for its constantly evolving nature, Presley is always practicing new ways to effectively communicate. In her time spent outside of work and education, she loves having movie marathons and going to new cities with her family and friends.
Emily Soury is a Public Relations major within the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. Her love for PR began when she recognized my strong passion for writing and how exciting storytelling can be through different mediums. This evolved into a passion for communicating the stories of other people and organizations in order to produce content that is beneficial for all parties involved. She has a passion for travel and hopes to gain a job in hospitality PR in San Fransisco after graduation!
Cassidy Stevens is majoring in Public Relations at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, while also minoring in Economics and Political Science. She chose this field in hopes to merge her interests in the health and wellness sector with content creation to cultivate relationships between companies and the public. Aside from studying, you can find her creating recipes for her health food Instagram page or hiking with friends.
Sandra Nguyen is double majoring in Advertising and Cinema Studies and minoring in Computer Information Technology at the University of Oregon. She took this pathway because her father said technology is always changing and knowing the technical side to anything is what brings the creative side to life. When she is not staring at her laptop screen throughout the day, she likes to spend time with her friends and watch scary movies.
Aaron De Campo
Aaron De Ocampo is a Public Relations major at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. He decided to study PR because of his interest in social media and content creation. When he isn’t working on content creation, he is looking for new project inspiration.
Noah Gould is a Product Design major and digital artist at the University of Oregon School of Design. He is an avid sneaker fanatic with a love for everything art and design related. He is well-versed in Adobe programs like Illustrator and Photoshop that he uses to create his designs. When he is not staying up till 3am doing homework, he is designing for his personal clothing brand Boxen Autzen.
David M. Markowitz (Ph.D., Stanford University; M.S., Cornell University) is an Assistant Professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon. He uses automated methods to collect and analyze language data to reveal social and psychological dynamics (e.g., deception, persuasion, and distress). When he is not evaluating language patterns, he can be found playing or writing music on the piano, saxophone, or guitar.
Kelli Matthews is a Professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon. In her academic life, she’s a teacher, cheerleader, mentor and adviser. In all of it, she is doing PR. Matthews has more than a dozen years of public relations experience as the founder and managing director of Verve Northwest Communications. She has been directly responsible for high-level communication, strategic planning, budget management and leadership for a wide variety of clients.