R&J Public Relations, a leading, brand-building public relations firm based in Bridgewater, N.J., is pleased to announce that April‑Chrystal Holmes and Leann Moczydlowski have joined the firm as Account Coordinators. Holmes and Moczydlowski will assume a supportive role in R&J’s account management structure, contributing to the development and execution of strategic public relations programs and initiatives for clients in the healthcare, consumer products and business-to-business sectors.
“April-Chrystal and Leann bring fresh perspective, boundless energy and valuable experience with the new tools and technologies reshaping the communications landscape with them to R&J,” said Scott Marioni, Executive Vice President of R&J. “We are very pleased to add them to our growing professional staff and are confident that they will make significant contributions to our success and the success of our clients.”
Prior to joining R&J, Holmes worked as a freelancer specializing in public relations and social media for a number of companies and gained experience in marketing and development as an intern for Marie Claire Magazine. Holmes graduated from The College of New Jersey in August 2009, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies, with minors in Marketing and Graphic Design. She also holds a concentration in Social Media from the University of Sydney located in Sydney, Australia.
Previously, Moczydlowski managed social media and public relations initiatives for the national non-profit Lyme Disease Association. A South Plainfield, N.J. resident, she graduated summa cum laude from Monmouth University in January 2011 with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in English and a minor in Public Relations. A member of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, she received recognition upon graduation for being the highest-earning baccalaureate degree recipient in her department.