As the year comes to an end, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about what happens next. Please come out to our last PRSSA speaker event of the semester for our annual Alumni panel! This year, we will have three young professionals who will share their story about the transition from being a student to a young professional in the PR world. Check out our speaker bios below! See you there!
Kent H. Moore, Class of 2009
Having overcome adversity with being legally blind as a teenager and the removal of his left eye at an early age, Kent is a CSU Fullerton Alumnus with a degree in Public Relations and a minor in Argumentation & Persuasion. During his college days he was heavily involved in the Public Relations Student Society of America, where he won several national PR awards for his school chapter and was a student athlete on the NCAA division 1 fencing team.
Over the years Kent has learned public relations at such places as NBC Universal, MPRM Communications and also oversaw theater operations and red carpet events at the 2008 and 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival. He also the founder and editor for the entertainment website ONEEYEDSpy, where he interviews talent and covers various red carpet events. In 2011 Kent decided to start his own consulting business called CYC Public Relations. For the past year Kent has continued his career by learning sports publicity and marketing at the Fresno Monsters Hockey team and the Visalia Rawhide Baseball Club. He is currently the Communications Manager at California Fitness Academy.
Jennifer Nguyen, Class of 2011
Jennifer is currently a Client Service Coordinator at Citizen Paine, a PR agency known for their work in consumer products. Her current client mix includes Iams, Eukanuba and a division of Intel. Before jumping into her career, she interned at Porter Novelli (public affairs) and MPRM Communications (entertainment PR).
Ryan Romeos, Class of 2012
Ryan Romeos graduated from Cal State Fullerton in 2012 where he earned a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in human communications.
Ryan currently is the outreach manager for the SR-57 Northbound Widening Project at OCTA and provides public relations and marketing counsel to CaliFire Grill, MindHard Creative and Greenwood Dental Services.
Ryan is an active member of Public Relations Society of America and is the vice president of the Orange County chapter’s YoPro committee.