PPRA Member Monday: Jaime Martorana

Jaime is the Public Relations Manager for ASTM International, a global standards development organization. She has been a member of PPRA for five years.

Twitter: @JaimeMartorana

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaimemartorana/

Prior to joining ASTM in 2020, Jaime was the Public Relations Specialist at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site and a public relations consultant for the Philadelphia Marathon. Jaime is an active member of the Philadelphia Public Relations Association and is currently serving a three-year term as a director. She holds a bachelor’s degree in strategic communications from Temple University. 

PPRA: Who are your clients and what projects are you working on right now?

JM: I am preparing to pitch a new standard on barrier face coverings that will help global manufacturers produce more effective face masks and aid consumers in making informed decisions when protecting themselves against COVID-19.

PPRA: What is the favorite part of your job?

JM: Storytelling.

PPRA: What one piece of advice would you give to your fellow PR pros?

JM: Growing your professional network is important, but fostering and maintaining those relationships is essential. 

PPRA: What book or movie could you read or watch again and again?

JM: The Harry Potter book series. I’d take the books over the movies any day!

PPRA: What’s your favorite spot in Philly?

JM: The Philadelphia Museum of Art

PPRA: Favorite Philly Food?

JM: Soft Pretzels

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