News – Polished Nichols Public Relations & Marketing Appoints Summer Intern Emma Halsey


Shippensburg University Junior Gains “Hands-On” Learning Experience

(BALTIMORE, MD) — Polished Nichols Public Relations & Marketing (Polished Nichols), a full-service public relations, marketing and branding firm, announced today the addition of Emma Halsey to its summer internship program.  Emma, a Shippensburg University junior, is a Communications/Journalism major with a Public Relations emphasis.

During her tenure with Polished Nichols Public Relations & Marketing, Emma will be responsible for drafting press releases and blog posts; assisting with corporate and client social media campaigns; developing and implementing strategic plans; conducting market research; and overseeing website maintenance; among more tasks. Emma will be defining blog series relaying her experiences throughout the summer as an example of being a 20-something and working in the industry.

Emma is currently the General Manager for Shippensburg’s WSYC. She hosts two weekly radio shows for the station and serves as a DJ throughout the school year.  Emma is involved with the Office of Accessibilities Resources at Shippensburg, serving on the board to provide insights and recommendations to further improve the program at the University. She is a member of the Shippensburg 504 Compliance committee. Additionally, Emma works as a Desk Assistant in the Residence Halls on campus. Emma is known around campus for her lively spirit and hard-working demeanor.

“We are thrilled to have Emma on board and are eager to teach valuable industry and life lessons that will help her achieve her cognitive advancement, skill development, and personal goals,” shared Natalie Van Buskirk, Managing Partner, Polished Nichols Public Relations & Marketing. “Nicole and I plan to engage Emma in “hands-on” learning while also teaching her about business management.  We want to enhance her classroom education while enabling her to acquire the communication and interaction skills, and self confidence that will be valuable in her remaining college years and future career.”

“I am looking forward to being apart of the Polished Nichols team this summer,” said Emma Halsey. “I am  eager to learn more about the industry and leave my mark on the Public Relations world. “

About Polished Nichols Public Relations & Marketing (

Polished Nichols Public Relations & Marketing is a full-service public relations, marketing and branding firm located in Baltimore, Maryland.  The team offers services with a twist. A twin team- one left brainer, one right brainer- joining forces to provide the best strategies certain to exceed marketing and business goal expectations.  Van Buskirk and Halsey provide tactical guidance in advertising, brand development, digital and email marketing, event management, market research, media relations, partnership cultivation, social media, strategic planning, and web development. Clients include organizations in diverse industries, including but not limited to dining, real estate/landscaping, entertainment, health/spa, hospitality, finances, and retail.

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