- Intern at The Adcom Group of Companies
- Interned as a Public Relations Specialist at DockDogs
- Cleveland State University Alumni
Hard work and motivation for success has fueled Mandy McCollum to further her knowledge in Public Relations and Advertising.
McCollum holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Professional Communications with a concentration in Public Relations from Cleveland State University. She began her career as a Public Relations intern at DockDogs, a worldwide dog jumping competition, where she helped find sponsors for and planned the DockDogs World Championship. She also handled media relations and ran the national competitions throughout the United states and Canada.
To further her knowledge in public relations and advertising, in 2011 McCollum competed in a media strategy competition to win a paid internship with The Adcom Group of Companies. In 2012, McCollum was informed she won the competition and she began her internship with the Adcom Group of Companies where she gained valuable knowledge about research and insights, social media strategies, marketing budgets and estimates, paid media, account services, client relations and electronic public relations and advertising tools.