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Friday, November 20, 2009

CLS Hires Anna Morrison as Social Media Specialist

Anna Morrison has been named social media specialist in the Minneapolis office of public relations firm Carmichael Lynch Spong, after previously serving as an intern for the agency. In this new role she is responsible for researching social media opportunities for client initiatives as well as advising client teams on strategic blogger relations and effective social media practices.

Morrison comes to Carmichael Lynch Spong from The Angel Foundation, a Minneapolis-based charitable organization working to fulfill unmet non-medical needs of adult cancer patients and their families. While there, she served as the public relations and communications intern where she planned, implemented and monitored a new social media initiative.

“We are so pleased to welcome Anna to Carmichael Lynch Spong,” says Douglas K. Spong, APR, president of the firm. “Her diverse work history, coupled with her knowledge of social media makes her a valuable addition to our team, and ensures continued expertise in the social media space for our clients.”

Prior to her role at The Angel Foundation, Morrison was a high school English teacher for Greenville-Weston High School in Greenville, Miss. She also served as the public relations and marketing intern for the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.

In her spare time, Morrison serves on a grant-making committee through the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, which gives grants to Minnesota nonprofits that work to build low-income girls’ future economic success.

Morrison received her bachelor of arts degree in English from Williams College in Williamstown, Mass. She has her masters in education from the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss.