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Brianna Ferrara Joins Pierce Communications as Public Relations Associate



Pierce Communications has announced the addition of Brianna Ferrara to its team as a public relations associate. In her new role, Ferrara is responsible for handling the needs of the agency’s clients and ensuring clients’ brands and missions are upheld.

Ferrara has several years of public relations experience managing clients and working in a non-profit setting for both agency and in-house public relations entities. Her roles have included tasks such as writing copy for media and press releases, planning and executing events and facilitating media relations.

“We are thrilled to have Brianna join our team. Her enthusiasm, work ethic and talent will be great benefits to our client,” said Pierce Communications’ President Jonathan M. Pierce, APR.

Prior to joining Pierce Communications, Ferrara worked in a public relations capacity as she interned at a local PR agency and at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations with a concentration in marketing and a minor in business administration from the State University of New York at Oswego. While attending SUNY Oswego she was a member of the college’s cheerleading team and served as its treasurer and participated in the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA).

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