Fields '12 to Give Public Relations Workshop
Oct. 20, 2014
Alumna Kristin Fields ’12, digital associate at Weber Shandwick’s Chicago office,
will host a public relations career workshop at 6 p.m. on Oct. 29. She will discuss
her work experience and how students of all majors can start a career in public relations.
With offices in 81 countries, Weber Shandwick is an award-winning, global public relations
firm. Fields began working at the firm as a consumer marketing intern in 2012, and
later became assistant digital associate. Now a digital associate, Fields specializes
in digital communications, including content creation and management, real-time marketing,
influence management and social media strategy.
An English major at Illinois Wesleyan, Fields was involved in the Sigma Tau Delta
English Honor Society and the spoken word group Lyrical Graffiti, served on the editorial
board of Illinois Wesleyan’s creative arts journal, Tributaries, and was a writer
and assistant news editor for The Argus.
Sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta, the workshop will be held in room 103 of State Farm
By Tia Patsavas ’16