Member Spotlight: Obioma Oguekwe

FullSizeRenderObi is a senior at Temple University majoring in media studies and production. Obi has been a member of this chapter for three semesters. In addition to consistently attending weekly meetings, Obi attended the annual TU Invitational and PPRA’s Careers 101, at which she won an informational interview with the Event Coordinator for Shops at Liberty Place, Jade Barnes. Obi volunteered with members of our Community Service and Fundraising Committee by attending numerous events, such as volunteering with the Kisses for Kyle Foundation at the Bacon Festival in fall of 2014. She also helped support Temple Fox Chase Cancer Research Center during PRSSA’s “Chase for a Cure” walk last spring. Obi has been a part of the Public Relations Committee for two semesters and now she’s checking out what the Newsletter Committee has to offer. Obi has been a staff member for PRowl Public Relations for two semesters. After spending the summer in L.A. California working as the public relations intern for LA Opera and The FrontPage Firm, she is focusing on graduating this December.

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Why do you love PRSSA? I love PRSSA because of its community. The members are always encouraging and inspiring each other to develop themselves as public relations professionals.

Which committee are you joining this semester? I’m a part of the Newsletter Committee.

Dream Job: In-house at an Entertainment PR firm

Favorite social media platform: My social media preference is Instagram. Every image is like a first impression. 

Coolest place you’ve ever traveled: I traveled to Nigeria.

To connect with Obi, follow her on Twitter!