PPRA Member Monday: Jill Flanagan

Jill Flanagan is a Strategic Communication Consultant and Professor. She has been a member of PPRA for 16 years.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jill-f-24a9782a/

Throughout Jill Flanagan’s 25-year plus career, she has always looked for ways to use her talents in service of others.  From university teaching to working with non-profits to taking on freelance projects that supported local artists, she has consistently sought out opportunities that enhance lives. 

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

JF: Serving as Sponsorship Lead for PPRA and Lecturer at La Salle University.

PPRA: What is the favorite part of your job?

JF: I particularly enjoy the writing aspects of public relations.  Mentoring students and younger professionals is also a highlight.

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

JF: Find a company or client that does work you truly believe in.  Your passion will come across in your work.   

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

JF: Michael Clayton

PPRA: What’s your favorite spot in Philly?

JF: Valley Forge Park

PPRA: If you weren’t in PR, what profession do you see yourself in and why?

JF: I would love to work in career counseling.  Helping students find internships and jobs was always a highlight of my teaching career.

PPRA: Favorite Philly Food?

JF: Soft Pretzels

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