WKU graduate named to position with public relations firm

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WKU graduate Mckenzi Loid of Bowling Green has been named assistant account manager at Guthrie/Mayes Public Relations.

Loid, who earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in public relations with a minor in sales, brings a strong academic background in public relations and experience in social media, traditional media relations, event planning and more. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America and the Young Professionals Association of Louisville.

While at WKU, she served internships for the Bowling Green Area Convention & Visitors Bureau; Western Integrated Media; WBKO-TV; and Culligan Water. She also traveled to London and Los Angeles as a student in WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting.

Headquartered in Louisville, Guthrie/Mayes is one of Kentucky’s largest independent public relations firms.  It is the only public relations firm with offices in both Louisville and Lexington.  The agency’s client-service areas include strategic communications counseling, media relations, social media, corporate communications, public affairs/issues management and crisis communications.  The firm also has a long established media-training practice area with clients throughout the United States.

Contact: Dan Hartlage, (502) 741-0969.

(Source: WKU News, Jan 15, 2013)

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