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Melissa Kees Joins EMA as PR Account Coordinator

Eric Mower and Associates (EMA), a full-service marketing communications firm, today announced the hiring of Melissa Kees as a PR Account Coordinator/Administrative Assistant in its Albany office.

“Melissa is an excellent addition to EMA’s public relations team. She is a talented communicator who looks to solve public relations challenges in a unique and compelling way,” said Robert J. Bellafiore, Senior Partner and Director of Public Affairs at EMA. “When she interned with us in the spring, it was clear that she brings dedication and a sense of professionalism to any task that she undertakes, and she will be a vital part of our team.”

Ms. Kees, who lives in Albany, is a graduate of the College of St. Rose, where she received her degree in Public Communications last May.

Ms. Kees has also completed an internship with the New York State Association of Counties, worked as a Teleprompter Operator with WNYT, the NBC affiliate in Albany, and hosted and produced a radio show for WBTN-AM.

At EMA, Ms. Kees will provide public relations assistance and support for various clients.

About Mower

Mower is a digitally integrated independent marketing, advertising and public relations agency with professionals in New York City, Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, N.C., Cincinnati, and Buffalo, Rochester, Albany and Syracuse, N.Y. Mower delivers strategic insights and counsel, digital solutions, smart creative and award-winning results to clients in a wide range of industries and service sectors. It has earned top industry accolades from Clio, Cannes and ANA B2 awards and is the only full-service agency ranked in Ad Age, B2B Marketing, PRWeek and Chief Marketer. Mower is part of two global agency networks—thenetworkone and IPREX—as well as the 4A’s.