by Tali Hunt
Today, Melissa Currence will be visiting Miami University. Currence is the Interactive Media Manager for the Greater Cincinnati Foundation. She has over three years of experience in many areas of public relations: email marketing, corporate writing, social media and crisis communication.
She graduated from Ohio State University with a Masters in Journalism and Communication in 2004. Currence is a member of the Public Relations Society of America. She serves as the Community Service Chair for the Cincinnati Chapter. Currence has gained experience in the field of PR through many past involvements, such as, being a press office intern for the US Senator George Voinovich, being a section editor and reporter for The Xavier Newswire and volunteering for nonprofit groups.
Currence specializes in writing, Adobe Creative Suite, web design, hypertext markup language (HTML), and photography. She has given her time to better non-profit organizations, like the League of Women Voters. Currence is the current Vice President of Development for the League of Women Voters. She will be sharing her knowledge about the development of public relation for non-profit organizations with any and all Miami students who wish to learn more.