Alumni Spotlight: Michelle Voli Wadley
Michelle Voli Wadley is an External Communications Specialist at Tokio Marine North America Services (TMNA Services).
Voli Wadley graduated in the class of 2011 and earned her degree in communications while at Temple. After taking an Introduction to Public Relations course her sophomore year, she decided to join PRSSA to learn more about the field and later became involved in PRowl.
As a member of PRSSA, Voli Wadley attended on-campus events, meetings, fundraisers, and had the opportunity to attend networking events with the local PRSA chapter.
During her time in PRowl, Voli Wadley served as the Director of Public Relations, managing PRowl’s blog and social media accounts. She wrote blog posts, edited and posted other members’ guest blog posts, and worked with Google Analytics for the blog.
One of Voli Wadley’s favorite PRSSA memories was attending meetings with guest speakers who shared their experiences and insights on the industry. She was able to learn more about the different PR career paths from these opportunities.
Voli Wadley’s experiences in PRSSA and PRowl not only helped prepare her for the PR world, but also allowed her to stand out in interviews which led to valuable internship and job opportunities.
Lastly, one thing Voli Wadley would tell her past self is, “Don’t stress too much about landing the ideal job after graduation– keep moving in the right direction and things will fall into place.”
This blog post was written by Irene Bak, Digital Committee Member.