Meet Connor Farrar, an account coordinator with Thompson & Co. Public Relations. He is a newly minted public relations and communications professional who graduated this spring from the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Job Responsibilities:

He helps coordinate a variety of tasks supporting clients served by Thompson & Co. and sister company, Blueprint Alaska. “I provide a wide range of support to our team, including event planning, drafting up itineraries for content trips and copyediting. Pretty much whatever is thrown at us!”

Hometown: Wasilla

Favorite Song: Norwegian Wood by The Beatles 

Education:

Earned a Bachelor Degree in Journalism and Public Communications from the University of Alaska Anchorage in May 2021.

How does membership in PRSA assist you?

“I’ve only just recently joined PRSA, however I’m already beginning to understand the importance and benefits to being a member of the organization,” he said. “Despite being a recent graduate of the journalism and public communications program this last spring, I acknowledge that there is so much more for me to learn about public relations (I’m sure there always will be!).”

“As I start my career, the national newsletter, online forums, and vast network of knowledgeable PR professionals are all invaluable assets to someone like me,” he added. “PRSA reaffirms that I always have someone I can ask questions to. This allows me to continually stay up to date on PR news and relevant information, and helps me find my foothold in this whirlwind of a mediascape.”

PRSSA Alaska Volunteering

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