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Monday, March 08, 2004

Weber Shandwick New Hires

The Twin Cities office of Weber Shandwick announced last week that they hired and promoted two employees.

Eryka Jackson has joined the agency as a senior account executive in the investor relations and technology group. Jackson, has a master’s degree in Applied Linguistics from Old Dominion University and a bachelor’s degree in English from Norfolk State University. She works on the Lawson Software account. Prior to joining Weber Shandwick, she was the manager of marketing and corporate communications for Pasadena, Calif.-based PLX systems.

Jill Favilla was promoted to an assistant account executive in the healthcare practice. Favilla, a native of Mounds View, Minn., graduated from Augsburg College with a degree in communications. She currently works with clients including Froedtert Hospital & Medical College, Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis and Gilead.