This blog is about me: My career in PR, the awesomeness of PR, my relationships, and more. I love working to advance the PR profession and welcome any ideas, concepts, research or just fun stuff that will make this girl geek out.
Name: Jennifer Leigh Aalgaard
Birth date: January 18, 1982
Family: Only child. Parents are still married (as of right now, 35 years).
Childhood: Grew up in Richland, WA next to a nuclear reactor (home of the Manhattan Project), wineries (hundreds, seriously hundreds), and the beautiful Columbia River.
College: Eastern Washington University. B.S. in Communications with Public Relations emphasis; Double minors in Journalism & Counseling; Internships at KXLY,Valleyfest, and Northwest Events (now defunct).
Career: Planned Parenthood of Central Washington (now PP of Greater Northwest and North Idaho), MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital, Mid-Columbia Libraries,Getting Smart & TrueBlue.
Organizations: Public Relations Society of America, Junior League Tacoma, Association of the United States Army
Personal life: Single, but not single. No children, but I have a cat (who has been called the devil).
Loves: Football, food, action movies. (think Avengers, The Bourne Trilogy)
Hopes & Dreams: To be a mom, really good at my job, and content… Of course being independently wealthy wouldn’t be that bad either.