Janelle Kruly, APR comes to Idea Hall with more than 10 years of experience both leading and executing integrated communications plans for high-profile organizations. Her toolbox is packed with skills that span the creative communications space including media relations, social media, issues management, publications, video production, photoshoots, print and digital advertising, and website content. Her knowledge of public relations strategy is strengthened by her Accreditation in Public Relations, which emphasizes the importance of research, planning, implementation and evaluation in driving successful PR campaigns. Prior to Idea Hall, Janelle ran the in-house public relations for two multifaceted non-profits in the education and arts and entertainment spaces. She graduated summa cum laude from Chapman University, earning a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing and a minor in public relations. Her love of traveling began when she took a marketing internship in Sydney, Australia and an art history travel course in Italy. She is a contributing member of the Orange County Public Relations Society of America.