Irene Maslowski brings deep experience serving clients in the corporate, business-to-business, government and non-profit sectors to her role as Senior Consultant to Highlander Consulting.
Her background within the public relations industry is varied and her skills include strategic public relations planning; media relations; speechwriting; grant writing; special events planning; and writing and editing newsletters, brochures, and annual reports. During her career, Ms. Maslowski has developed countless strategic communications programs, has served as the editor of numerous newsletters and company publications, and has been a contributing editor to various publications.
Her work has been honored by clients and peers alike. She is a four-time recipient of the Pyramid Award from the Public Relations Society of America-New Jersey Chapter, and she received an Aster Award and an award from the Healthcare Marketing Association for media relations campaigns. Ms. Maslowski is a past president of both the New York City Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), and the New Jersey Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Women in Communications, Northern New Jersey Chapter.
She frequently lectures and facilitates training workshops for organizations and universities on various topics related to public relations, including the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA); New Jersey State Housing Authority; New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce; and the New Jersey Society of CPAs. She has also served as a trainer in crisis communications for Duke University’s Corporate Education Program, The National League of Cities’ Annual Conference in Washington D.C., the New Jersey Association of Licensed Nursing Home Directors and the New Jersey League of Municipalities.
She received her Accreditation in Public Relations (APR), which is administered by examination through the Universal Accreditation Board and the Public Relations Society of America. In 2011, she was elected to the Public Relations Society of America’s College of Fellows, which was founded in 1990 as a way to recognize and honor those individuals who have demonstrated superior capabilities as public relations practitioners or educators.
Irene completed her undergraduate work in Liberal Arts at Montclair State University and Thomas Edison State College, and is currently studying for a Masters Degree of Science in Communications Management at the Newhouse School of Public Communication at Syracuse University.