By Cortney Piper, President I’m so glad to be back in the office again. The Piper Communications team returned to the office this summer, and I could not be happier. We still work from home and enjoy flexible work schedules,
By Allie Eskew, Project and Events Director It might seem obvious, but event planning has taken on an entirely new dimension within the last two years as the pandemic has shifted how, when and where we can connect. I’ve been
By Mallory Jenkins, Project Specialist During my graduate school orientation, a former professor approached me to offer a full-ride assistantship while I earned my master’s in public relations. The catch – I would need to teach Introduction to Public Speaking
By Hannah Whitson, Media Relations Manager I’ve always aimed to be an expert in my field. Whether within the wedding industry, social influencer media, or the entertainment field – I want to illuminate amazing stories and newsworthy content through the
By: Cortney Piper, President Good mentors don’t need to look or operate within traditional, one-on-one mentoring structures. In my experience, some of the best mentoring relationships are observational. These mentors don’t have to actively teach and coach you. You can
The Piper Communications staff is excited to be back in the office once again. We asked each of our staff members what life was like during the pandemic and what they are looking forward to now that they are vaccinated.
The Piper Communications’ staff is back in the office! After each staff member received their vaccine, we are happy to work face-to-face again. We received the vaccine for a number of reasons: to keep ourselves healthy, our families safe, for
By Abby Hassler, Content Creation Manager I have worn many hats over the years. From working as a Senior Writer at a content marketing agency to pursuing qualitative research as a master’s student, my career trajectory hasn’t been exactly straightforward.
By Allie Mobley, Project Specialist In December 2019, I graduated from the University of Tennessee. While my college degree was essential while I was on the job hunt for a job in public relations, I was even more thankful for
By Allie Eskew, Project and Events Director I have spent the past eight years at Piper Communications. In 2013, I came in as a project assistant and eventually worked my way up to my current role, Project and Events Director,
By Gerald Witt, Sr. Media Relations Specialist I was a PR major for about 15 minutes in undergrad. That’s what I told my ink-stained friends in newsrooms when Cortney Piper added me to her team in 2020. Those same buddies
“Good and slow.” When I was an executive leader with Governor Bill Haslam’s Administration, this was the feedback we received from Tennesseans about the performance of state government.