Leadership

 

Kyra Beckish: Firm Director

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Kyra Beckish (she/they) is a senior public relations major with a minor in digital media engagement, and is ecstatic to be the PRowl Firm Director for the 2021-22 school year. Kyra has been a member of PRowl and Temple PRSSA since her freshman year and was previously on both e-boards. This past summer, Kyra interned as the User Experience intern at Bancroft and earning a certificate in web development through Udemy. She is passionate about advocating for people with disabilities, the LGBTQ+ community, and mental health support. Outside of the professional world, Kyra loves baking, tapping, and watching trash TV.

 

Grace Savage: Assistant Firm Director

graceGrace Savage is a senior communication studies major and public relations minor. Previously, Grace served as an Account Associate and Account Executive for PRowl client, Ride Hard Breathe Easy. Grace is an active member of Temple PRSSA and has served as a staff writer for Temple’s chapter of HerCampus Magazine as well as REFINE magazine. Previously, Grace interned with NY-based telecom agency Blaze International, as well as Philadelphia public relations agency Flackable. She is also a member of the National Communications Honor Society, Lambda Pi Eta.  In her free time, Grace enjoys running, dancing, baking, coffee drinking, thrift-shopping and exploring Philadelphia. 

Brianna McDevitt: Assistant Firm Director

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Brianna is a junior public relations major and has been a member of PRSSA since her freshman year. Currently, Bri is an Assistant Firm Director for PRowl PR as well as a public relations intern for Relief Communications. Previously, Bri has served as Director of Mentorship for PRSSA as well as being a part of the community service and fundraising committees. She is also a cheerleader for Temple and is a part of the social media team for the squad.

Bri hopes to one day work for a corporate brand– doing PR, marketing, or communications (of course) with a focus on retail and fashion industries. She is always down to chat, whether it’s about PR, astrology, or everything in between!

Maggie Larkin: Assistant Firm Director

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Maggie Larkin is a senior studying public relations and minoring in digital media engagement. This will be Maggie’s third year with PRowl Public Relations, previously serving as Secretary and Junior Account Executive for Ride Hard Breathe Easy. This summer, she interned remotely at Foxglove Communications. Along with being an active member of PRSSA, Maggie is a Klein Rising Peer Mentor and a sister of Tri Delta’s Epsilon Phi chapter. When she’s not working, Maggie enjoys trying new restaurants in the city with friends.

 

Olivia Sariano: Director of Public Relations and Digital Editor

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Olivia Sariano is a junior studying public Relations and minoring in French. She is also pursuing a certificate in Fashion Industry Essentials from Parsons School of Design. This will be Olivia’s third year with PRowl Public Relations, previously holding the positions of Director of Finance and Account Associate. Over the summer of 2020, she interned at La Torre Communications, a Public Relations Firm in her hometown, Harrisburg, PA. Along with being an active member of PRSSA, Olivia is involved with Tri Delta’s Epsilon Phi chapter. In her free time, Olivia is a freelance photographer, explores Philadelphia, and enjoys going to yoga classes.

 

Gabby Macrina: Director of Public Relations and Digital Editor

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Gabby Macrina is a senior studying communications with a concentration in contemporary media environments. This is her third year in PRowl, previously serving as an Account Associate for the Department of Advertising and Public Relations and Ride Hard Breathe Easy. This past summer, she was a public relations and content development intern at Flackable, an award-winning public relations agency in Philadelphia. She has also interned for Temple Dining and DFS Creative Concepts, a boutique public relations firm in her hometown of Greenville, SC. Aside from her involvement in PRowl, Gabby is a founding member of Temple’s Tri Delta chapter and served on the PR and Marketing Committee. In her free time, Gabby enjoys reading, making Spotify playlists, and thrift shopping. 

Camillia Benjamin: Director of Finance

headshotCamillia Benjamin is a sophomore communication studies and public relations double major. Last semester she served as an AA on the Diversity Nexus account and will be serving as the Director of Finance and JAE on the Diversity Nexus account this upcoming semester. Outside of PRowl, Camillia serves as the Chief Communications Officer in Temple Student Government, President of Temple University’s Black Public Relations Society, and as the front-of-book editor for REFINE Magazine. When Camillia is taking her well-deserved breaks from her academics you can find her acting as a self-proclaimed master movie critic, roaming around Philadelphia, or making music playlists for her friends!

 

Lindsey Danasko: Secretary

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Lindsey is a senior public relations major who has worked with PRowl Public Relations for 3 years. She has previously been an Account Associate for the PRSSA 50th Anniversary Gala and TUTV and has worked as a Junior Account Executive for Mitchell Kramer Tours and DAPR. Outside of her work with PRowl, Lindsey has also interned with Acts Retirement Communities in the marketing department, and was an active member of HerCampus where she wrote weekly articles for their website. Outside of her PR work, Lindsey loves listening to music and enjoying the outdoors. She is super excited to finally be back in person for her senior year and can’t wait to work with PRowl again during her last year! 

 

Faculty Advisor: Gregg Feistman

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As Director of the Public Relations major, Gregg Feistman specializes in public relations, reputation management, strategic communications planning, corporate sponsorship, crisis communications, media relations, and organizational communication. Feistman’s more than 35 years of business and PR experience includes past membership on the Philadelphia Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Board of Directors and a multiple recipient of the Philadelphia PRSA Pepperpot and Drumbeater awards. He received Temple’s Outstanding Faculty Service Award in 2014, the Klein College of Media and Communications’ Faculty Award for Service in 2012, and an Outstanding Service Award from the Department of Strategic Communication in 2011. In 2010, he received PRSA’s prestigious Anthony J. Fulginiti Award for Commitment to PR Education.

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