GFW PRSA member named TSMRI Fellow

MacVeighMatt MacVeigh, marketing and communications specialist for the UNT System Business Service Center and GFW PRSA member, was named as a 2013-2014 Fellow by the Texas Social Media Research Institute (TSMRI) at Tarleton State University.

The Fellows program is designed for those who are conducting or wish to conduct research on issues in social media. TSMRI provides researchers and practitioners resources for discovery, both applied and scholarly. Fellows will work with TSMRI to connect social media to their research agendas. In addition to his professional position, MacVeigh is a doctoral student in the Interdisciplinary Information Science program at University of North Texas.

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Four GFW PRSA members named 40 Under 40

GFWPRSA members Claire Bloxom, Chip Hanna, Brian Murnahan and Ashley Freer were named to the Fort Worth Business Press 40 Under 40 for 2013.

Bloxom is public relations / social media manager at Concussion, LLP; Hanna is interactive account director at BalcomAgency.com; Murnahan is president of Murnahan Public Relations, Inc. and Ashley Freer is an account director at BalcolmAgency.com. The Fort Worth Business Press (FWBP) describes the 2013 class as “40 young people under the age of 40 who are striving to make Fort Worth a better place to live, work or play. The honorees were selected for their professional achievements, involvement and their efforts in making a difference. The 2013 class of 40 Under 40, like the classes before them, not only have an impressive resume, by they also have a volunteer list just as long.”

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Left to Right: Claire Bloxom, Chip Hanna, Brian Murnahan & Ashley Freer