Rockville, MD (PRWEB) September 05, 2012
Van Eperen & Company (VE & Co.), an award-winning communications consulting firm in Rockville, Md., announces Kurie Fitzgerald, a skilled strategic communication professional who recently graduated from Temple University, has joined the company as an assistant account executive. In this role, she will support several client accounts in the health, science and government arenas.
“We are pleased to welcome Ms. Fitzgerald to the growing VE & Co. team,” said Laura Van Eperen, CEO, Van Eperen & Company. “She brings to the table a keen understanding of the role of effective public relations plays in an organization’s success and will provide key support to our clients in the areas of media relations, digital media and event planning.”
Fitzgerald joins VE & Co. after having completed a full-time internship with the agency this summer. In this role, the recent grad supported client work through media outreach, research, event planning and developing reports highlighting the media coverage garnered by VE & Co. for clients. She also assisted VE & Co.’s marketing activities and coordinated development of the company’s quarterly e-newsletter.
Previously, Fitzgerald was a public relations intern at Earth Networks-WeatherBug, where she was responsible for developing press materials, media relations, advertisement design and strategic social media efforts.
Fitzgerald graduated from Temple University with a major in strategic communication and a history minor.
While at Temple, Fitzgerald was a member of PRowl Public Relations, Temple’s first and only student run PR firm, working with organizations like the school’s Department of Strategic Communication and Lemon Hill Mansion in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park. Fitzgerald was also a member of PRowl’s sister organization, the Public Relations Student Society of America, the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and Lambda Tau Omega Multicultural Sorority.
About Van Eperen & Company
Van Eperen & Company is an award-winning strategic communications consulting firm. As a woman-owned MBE and MDOT-certified business, VE & Co. is authorized to provide professional services to the government through the GSA schedule. Founded in 2004 to deliver exceptional results to clients, the company holds steadfast to its commitment to exceeding client expectations, while keeping ethics and social responsibility at the forefront of every endeavor. For more information, call 301-836-1516 or visit http://www.veandco.com.