Why PRSA? “It’s all too easy to fall into a narrow focus when working in public relations, concentrating only on the immediate needs of a client or department. The professional development provided by PRSA keeps me apprised of local, national and global trends in communications, and the San Diego/Imperial Counties chapter events allow me to network with a wide range of PR professionals in the region. My experience with PRSSA in college was a positive experience and is directly responsible for my involvement in PRSA today.”
Jenny Mehlow has worked in communications at public relations agencies and internal communications departments within the technology and non-profit sectors. Currently, she serves the City of San Diego as a senior public information officer in the city’s communications department. For more than eight years, Jenny worked for San Diego Zoo Global supporting communications and media outreach on a wide range of issues – from animal births to the use of genomics to prevent extinction, to the 100th anniversary celebration of the San Diego Zoo. In this position she hosted media from around the world, sharing the organization’s conservation success stories.
Jenny has been a member of PRSA SD/IC since 2013, has participated in Quality Time with PR Minds and served as a PRSA mentor. An Austin, Texas native, she lived and worked in Boston before moving to San Diego in 2004. She earned her bachelor’s degree in public relations from Texas Tech University.