Vice President of Professional Development
Joe Dunay, 2019–2020 vice president of professional development, is a senior at Ohio Northern University. He is double majoring in public relations and communication studies with a minor in social media.
Joe has been a member of PRSSA since his freshman year when he got heavily involved with ONU’s student-run PR firm, TrueNorth. Joe served as an account executive to begin his career with TrueNorth where he found his passion for student-run firms and the experiences they provide PRSSA members. This past year, he served as the director of TrueNorth PR and helped guide the firm through a rebranding and organizational transition.
Other than PRSSA, Joe serves as the photography editor for Ohio Northern’s campus newspaper where he manages the section’s content along with the papers digital presence. Joe also works at a winery and brewery in Northeast Ohio and will celebrate his tenth year with the company this summer.
Joe has gathered various work experiences over the past few years, most recently serving as the communications intern for Thunder::Tech, a digital marketing agency located in Cleveland, Ohio. After graduation, he hopes to continue his work in agency life and focus on the food and beverage or travel tourism industries.
When he is not working on student-run firms, Joe can be found pursuing a passion for photography, listening to a number of different podcasts or drinking a cup of black coffee.