Ellie Hodgkins Joins Curley & Pynn as Communications Specialist
March 8, 2018
By Kacie Escobar, MBA, APR
MAITLAND, Fla. (March 8, 2018) – Curley & Pynn Public Relations and Marketing Communications has welcomed former Home Shopping Network Producer and Supervisor Ellie Hodgkins as communications specialist.
Hodgkins has an extensive background in marketing communications, event planning, merchandising and business development for the broadcasting, fine art and hospitality industries. She most recently served as a marketing consultant for Art & History Museums – Maitland, where she helped promote preservation of the National Historic Landmark. She has also gained valuable experience in numerous supervisory roles for the Home Shopping Network, liaising with brands such as Coca-Cola, Wolfgang Puck, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Bon Appétit magazine and more.
Passionate about philanthropy, Hodgkins served as advisory board chair for the Community Tampa Bay youth program for eight years and has participated in many art installations and charitable auctions for the Outdoor Arts Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting art-in-public places projects around the world.
A proud graduate of the University of Central Florida, Hodgkins holds a bachelor’s degree in human communication and a minor in film. She was an active member of Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Association’s official honor society, and Tau Sigma, a national honor society for transfer students.
About Curley & Pynn
For more than 30 years, Curley & Pynn has provided strategic counsel and total communication program management to corporate, government and nonprofit clients who recognize that in today’s business environment it is essential to communicate with all who have an interest in their success. Curley & Pynn is the Central and North Florida affiliate of MSLGROUP Americas, one of the world’s largest public relations firms. For more information, visit www.TheStrategicFirm.com.