Wray Ward Hires Public Relations Account Manager

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    November 30, 2014

Wray Ward Hires Public Relations Account Manager



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Marketing communications agency Wray Ward has grown its public relations team, hiring Meara Lyons as public relations account manager.

Lyons brings to her position seven years of experience in public relations and marketing. She comes from Addison Whitney in Charlotte, where as a public relations/marketing and brand strategy manager she developed public relations, marketing and social media programs and worked on brand strategy projects for clients including Hill-Rom, Microsoft and Valvoline. Previously, Lyons worked at LKM, where she supported the North Carolina Division of Tourism, South Walton, FL tourism and others. Lyons began her career with Universal Orlando Resort, providing public relations support for attractions and events such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Blue Man Group and Halloween Horror Nights.

“Meara is one of many young professionals at Wray Ward with experience across the marketing communications spectrum,” said Jennifer Appleby, president and chief creative officer of Wray Ward. “Customers experience brands in a variety of mediums, and Meara understands how different tactics complement each other. Today, public relations extends well beyond news media relations into areas such as content marketing, and Meara’s broad skill set is already playing an integral role in helping our clients achieve their goals.”

At Wray Ward, Lyons provides public relations, social media and event management services for clients including WIX® Filters, Hale Products, Inc. and Hurst Jaws of Life®.

She received her bachelor of arts in broadcasting and master of arts in mass communication from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. Lyons is an active member of the University of Central Florida Alumni Association Charlotte chapter.

About Wray Ward
Wray Ward is the home of passionately creative thinkers. The creative marketing communications agency serves clients in categories from home to healthcare and automotive to energy, with a specialty in building brands that elevate the style, comfort and function of the American home. With a deep integration across service offerings, including insights, strategic brand planning, media planning and buying, advertising, digital, public relations, video production and search, Wray Ward delivers intelligent, engaging and results-driven work.

The agency’s clients include Belgard® Hardscapes, BRITAX USA, Crescent Communities, Dal-Tile Corporation, Duke Energy, Huber Engineered Woods, Glen Raven Inc. and its Sunbrella® brand, La-Z-Boy Casegoods, TUUCI®, VELUX® and WIX® Filters. wrayward.com | @wrayward