Amber Lindsey Rickman is a graduating Public Relations major at Valdosta State University. She is currently utilizing her Public Relations skills by working with the City of Valdosta and their Public Information Officer Sementha Mathews.
While working with Mrs. Mathews, Rickman got the opportunity to not just learn, but also experience the field of Public Relations first hand. Some of Rickman’s accomplishments while serving the City of Valdosta include: using Photoshop to produce slides for the City of Valdosta’s newscast on their own network called Metro 17, writing articles for the City of Valdosta’s newsletter City Beat, and logging all instances of the City of Valdosta being mentioned in the media to aid in generating the City of Valdosta’s monthly report.
Rickman has also been invited to be a member of Lambda Pi Eta, an accredited honors society for Speech Communication and Mass Media majors, for her academic achievements. Rickman has had a vast range of work experience from the age of 16. Rickman has experience in: waitressing, cashiering, administrative assisting, and serving as a certified swim instructor.
Rickman firmly believes in the philosophy of “success is when opportunity and preparedness meet” and with the experience she has gained so far, is ready for the opportunities the future has in store.