Public Relations Program News

Alex Horwitch ’12 credits a UO social media class for a string of events that led to a viral video, a stint on “The Voice,” and jobs for Disney, MLB and DreamWorks.
SOJC PR major Ella Norton says her PR Campaigns class gave her the chance to work on a real campaign, which bolstered her portfolio and introduced her to PR professionals.
Kaitlyn Bullentini was a first-year advertising and public relations major when she contacted a woman from a fledgling cosmetic company about an internship. It led to a coveted beauty industry job.
In fewer than two years after graduation, PR and journalism alum Carly Ebisuya ’21 landed her dream job as director of PR for the WNBA team the Chicago Sky. Find out how the SOJC helped her get there.
With classes centered on communication fundamentals, group work, real-world client partnerships, emerging technologies and mentorship, PR faculty prepare students to work in an ever-changing field.
The UO School of Journalism and Communication has an incredible network of alumni ready to support one another, as public relations major Bella Macleod discovered in her search for internships.
The SOJC alum, who has been an entrepreneur since she was a young girl, launched The Jefas, a first-of-its-kind beauty platform with aspirations to be the Sephora for Latina-founded brands. 
Nicole Alstrin, who is studying advertising and sustainable business, embarked on a transformative journey during her 2023 summer break in the United Kingdom through Global Education Oregon.
Attila Schillinger, originally from Hungary, brings expertise in international business and sustainability public relations to the School of Journalism and Communication.
Jane Ryan, a PR and psychology student, interviewed a digital journalism expert as part of a new assignment where students had to interview a British journalist about their work.