Maroon PR Appoints Megan Pringle Director of News & Multimedia
Maroon PR, a full-service public relations and marketing agency with local, regional and national clients, announced it has named Megan Pringle Director of News & Multimedia. In her new role, Pringle will be responsible for the creation and development of unique digital content, including broadcast, online and web multimedia, for Maroon PR’s clients.
From producer to news anchor to bureau chief reporter, Pringle has a diverse background in news markets all over the country. With approximately 15 years of experience, she has covered various topics from politics to crime to the red carpet. Pringle has built a solid name for herself in the news industry and is known as a strong storyteller using video, audio and compelling writing. Most recently, Pringle served as the Morning News Anchor for WMAR-TV, the local Baltimore ABC affiliate.
“As the newsroom culture transforms and digital newsrooms become more vital for successful PR agencies, I am excited to have the opportunity to leverage my newsroom expertise to benefit Maroon PR’s diverse set of clients,” said Megan Pringle. “I look forward to using digital technology and multimedia to find new and unique ways to reach different audiences and create vital content for web, social media and more on behalf of our clients.”
As Director of News & Multimedia, Pringle will provide strategy, development and creation of digital news content for Maroon PR’s clients, which include sports properties, nonprofit organizations, hospitality and entertainment brands. Pringle will also provide media training to company executives and spokespeople, as well as assist with the development of overall communication planning.
“We are excited to add Megan to our team. Our industry is quickly entering the world of news content creation and she is the perfect fit to lead this effort for us and help us grow the Maroon PR Newsroom,” said John Maroon, President of Maroon PR. “There has been a recent trend for PR agencies to bring in seasoned news veterans who understand creative story-telling and how it relates to the new digital revolution. As the Director of News & Multimedia, Megan’s newsroom experience will be vital in producing high-quality branded content for our ever-growing client roster.”
A graduate of Central Michigan University, Pringle is a mother of twins, marathon runner, yoga enthusiast and animal lover. She will begin working with Maroon PR full-time in January 2014.