Waterhouse Public Relations has expanded its account support team to include public relations strategist, Jessica Presley, and market research specialist, Taylor Hartley.
Prior to joining Waterhouse PR, Jessica Presley handled external affairs for Tennessee American Water Company and internal communications for McKee Foods Corporation in Collegedale.
Other public relations experience includes
’s Blood Assurance, Shoney’s of
and East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. Presley’s keen understanding of the nuances related to communicating with varied audiences is critical to her role as a public relations strategist with the city’s oldest public relations firm. Her expertise crosses a variety of industries in nonprofit, corporate and business-to-business sectors.
Taylor Hartley will spearhead the agency’s marketing research. Ms. Hartley previously worked in communications at Unum, developing content for the company’s employee intranet site and quarterly magazine. She also served as marketing coordinator for Adapt Core, Inc. and Symphony of the Mountains, both located in Kingsport, Tenn.
Ms. Presley and Ms. Hartley are members of the Lookout Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.
Ms. Presley earned a Bachelor of Science in Communications, journalism with an emphasis inpublic relations from The University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
Ms. Hartley earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a concentration in public relations from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City.