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Executive Director
Brittanie Chludzinski

Major: Journalism
Minor: Public Relations
Year: Senior
Experience: Brittanie began her PR experience at Hubbell Connections in the spring of 2015, previously working as an account associate and director of communication. This summer, she gained invaluable agency experience as an intern at Franco Public Relations Group in Detroit. Brittanie is currently working for MSU’s Communications & Brand Strategy department, where she has the opportunity to elevate the university’s brand while continuing to develop her PR skills.

Contact: chludzi6@msu.edu

                                                             

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Meg Dedyne

Major: Journalism
Minor: Public Relations
Year: Senior
Experience: Meg is currently a student strategist at Piper & Gold Public Relations in Old Town, Lansing and loves working in the city she grew up in. Meg is passionate about the arts, environmental issues, good books and coffee.

Contact: Dedyneme@msu.edu

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Director of Communications
Joanna Miller 

Major: Communications
Minor: Public Relations
Year: Junior
Experience: Joanna started at Hubbell Connections in Spring 2015 as an intern on the media relations team and then as an account coordinate during the 2015-16 school year. Over the summer she gained experience as a Social Media Intern at Modern Content in Ferndale and is currently a Peer Advisor through MSU Career Services Network.

Contact: mill2636@msu.edu

 

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Director of Strategy
Sam VanHoef 

Majors: Journalism & Psychology
Minor: Public Relations, Concentration in Visual Communications
Year: Senior
Experience: Sam served as Bateman Director of PRSSA for the 2015-2016 school year as well as a Ford Challenge College Ambassador. She gained incredible experience as a FOX 47 Digital Media Intern, a Communications Associate at Truscott Rossman, and a Branding & Advertising Intern with Dow Chemical Company. This summer Sam spent her time as a Marketing Intern at Ford Motor Company.

Contact: vanhoefs@msu.edu

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 Director of Social and Digital Media 
Sydney Horlacher 

Major: Advertising
Minor: Public Relations
Year: Senior
Experience: Sydney is returning to Hubbell Connections after a year as an account associate on the strategy team. Last spring, she put her public relations skills to the test as a Social Media & Marketing Intern for Meridian Entertainment Group where she wrote press releases, assisted in event planning and ran social media accounts.

Contact: horlach1@msu.edu

marisaDirector of Media Relations
Marisa Bennett

Majors: Advertising
Minor: Public Relation
Year: Senior
Experience: Marisa started her experience as an account associate on the Media Relation’s team last fall and as a Marketing Intern for the Capital Ballet Theatre in Old Town, Lansing in the spring. This summer, Marisa was able to get first hand experience in agency life as a Digital Account Intern at GTB Dearborn, Michigan. She is now a Marketing Content Intern for MSU’s Career Services Network where she gets a chance to learn about promoting career related events on campus as well as website management. Marisa also loves ballet, writing and exploring new places.

Contact: Benne502@msu.edu

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Katie Bylin

Majors: Communications
Minor: Public Relations
Year: Junior
Experience: Katie started at Hubbell as an account associate for the Media Relations team last year. Along with being an account coordinator this year, she is also a Marketing and Social Media Intern for Kellie’s Consignments in Okemos.

Contact: bylinkat@msu.edu

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Nate Darling

Majors:  Advertising with a focus in Management
Minor: Public Relations
Year: Senior
Experience: Nate’s responsibilities with Hubbell include creating promotional material, pitching to new clients and seeking out and developing new clientele. Nate enjoys furthering his experience in graphic design and works in Lansing as an intern at USA Digital Media.

Contact: natedarlingmsu@gmail.com

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John Israilov

Majors:  Advertising
Year: Junior
Experience:John began his PR experience at Hubbell Connections in the fall of 2016, previously working as a social media content and analytics intern at Western Michigan University’s Office of University Relations. This summer, he worked the Office of University Relations doing social media and digital marketing work. This is John’s first year at Michigan State University but attended Western Michigan University for three years majoring in Public Relations. John is currently working for Hillel International’s Inaugural Student Cabinet, where he has the opportunity to serve as a committee chair and plan an international conference and develop a digital platform for students around the world.

Contact: israilov@msu.edu

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Gina Peera

Major: Communication
Minor: Public Relations
Year: Junior
Experience: Gina was an account associate on the strategy team during the 2015-16 school year and is now an account coordinator. She had an internship at Resch Strategies, a political PR firm in Lansing, and with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

Contact: peeragin@msu.edu