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Broadreach hires Ashley Bingham and Casey Weed as summer interns

Posted June 13, 2013, at 2:14 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — Broadreach Public Relations, a growing firm headquartered in Portland, has hired Ashley Bingham and Casey Weed as its summer interns. Bingham and Weed will be involved in many areas of the public relations process, learning the various disciplines of PR such as client management, media outreach, crisis communications, social media, and event planning.

Bingham of Portland recently completed her junior year at Thomas College where she is studying communications with a concentration in marketing. “I have taken courses to prepare for the business world, but I’m excited for hands-on experience at Broadreach. It’s a great work environment where I can apply my skills and develop more awareness for the public relations field,” said Bingham.

Weed of Gorham recently completed her junior year at the University of Maine, where she is studying journalism. “I’m eager to explore the public relations field. I’m hoping that my experience at Broadreach Public Relations will open doors into a potential future career,” said Weed.

“We’re excited to have Casey and Ashley join our team this summer. They have a lot of energy and a passion to learn as much as they can,” said Linda Varrell, president of Broadreach Public Relations, in a press release. “We’re excited to continue to provide a program that supports and mentors existing students and current graduates on the public relations industry and teach them how to be successful professionals; developing critical thinking skills, an entrepreneurial spirit and a polished professional demeanor.”

Broadreach Public Relations, located on Portland’s historic waterfront, provides high-level strategic communications, public affairs and marketing services to some of New England’s most highly regarded firms and organizations.  The Broadreach team takes pride in helping clients build their credibility, raise their profile and expand their reach.  Learn more at www.broadreachpr.com.

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