Category Archives: Member Spotlight

Meet Carl Apple, WMPRSA’s 2014 Newcomer of the Year

  At the 2014 PRoof Awards, the Newcomer of the Year title was awarded to Carl Apple, Director of the office of communication for the Diocese of Grand Rapids. Before transitioning into this current public relations career nearly two years ago, … Continue reading

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Member Spotlight: Terri Howe

By Christie Bender, Ferris State University For the last sixteen years Terri Howe has been strategically cultivating relationships for her clients at Howe Marketing Communications. Howe followed her heart when she decided to create her own firm. She wanted to … Continue reading

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Member Spotlight: Robin Barnett

By Amanda Krebs, Ferris State University Robin Barnett has spent her entire career in the world of publishing, working tirelessly to help authors’ work get noticed.  She started as a PR Manager at Zondervan, which is one of the top … Continue reading

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Member Spotlight: Christine Hoek

By Christie Bender, senior at Ferris State University March marked the 12-year anniversary of Articulate Communications, a company founded by Christine Hoek, a member of the West Michigan Public Relations Society of America. After graduating from Hope College with a … Continue reading

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New Member Profile – Nicole Cook of the Humane Society of West Michigan

1. Where do you work and what is your title? I am the Marketing and Events Coordinator at Humane Society of West Michigan. 2. What is your main objective in that role? My main objective is to do anything and … Continue reading

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New Member Profile: Carl Apple of the Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids

1. Where do you work and what is your title? Carl Apple Director of Communications Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids 2. What is your main objective in that role? I want people in West Michigan, Catholics and non-Catholics alike, to … Continue reading

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New Member Profile: Kristen Krueger-Corrado of the Grand Rapids Public Library

1. Where do you work and what is your title? I am the Marketing and Communications Manager for the Grand Rapids Public Library. 2. What is your main objective in that role? Spreading the library love! I oversee all external … Continue reading

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