Metcalf, Kurn join award-winning team at Thompson & Co. Public Relations
Thompson & Co. Public Relations is pleased to welcome Megan Metcalf and Emily Kurn as account coordinators. In their new positions, Metcalf and Kurn will work for the agency’s clients in a variety of capacities, including managing social media, writing press releases and pitching media.
“We are excited to see our team expand,” said Jennifer Thompson, president and CEO of Thompson & Co PR. “Megan and Emily’s creativity and energy will be a valuable asset as our company continues to grow.”
Metcalf, who was born and raised in Alaska, graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage this past December with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and public relations. Prior to pursuing her degree, Metcalf worked as an administrative assistant in public relations and fundraising for Hope Community Resources. A former intern at Alaska Communications, Megan brings a diverse background in strategic communications to her new position.
Kurn has spent the past 15 years pursuing a career in music. After graduating in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in theatre arts from Brandeis University in Boston, Mass., Kurn went on to tour from coast to coast, earning a host of songwriting awards and charting on folk and roots radio charts. Currently a graduate student in the University of Alaska Anchorage’s Master of Fine Arts creative writing program, Kurn brings a unique background in writing and media relations to the Thompson & Co. PR team.
Thompson & Co. Public Relations is the leading independent public relations firm in Alaska. Headquartered in Anchorage with an office in New York City, the agency serves clients in a wide range of industries from travel and tourism to the arts and sciences. Recognized for its creativity and drive, the agency has won several national awards for its innovative public relations campaigns.