Brooke Kelly, a Jackson, Miss., native, graduated magna cum laude from Jackson State University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in mass communications with an emphasis in multimedia journalism and a minor in art.
At JSU, Brooke worked as a staff writer and managing editor of student newspaper, the Blue and White Flash.
Brooke previously interned with MP&F, serving clients including Job Corps, Fisk University and the Metro Nashville Planning Department.
Prior to joining MP&F, Kelly twice served as an editorial intern for the Jackson Free Press, an alternative newspaper. She also worked as a multimedia reporting intern with the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire in Washington, D.C., reporting at locations including the White House, National Press Club and U.S. Capitol.
In Nashville, Kelly served as a public relations volunteer for Woodcuts Gallery and Framing by writing and distributing media materials. She also served as a public affairs volunteer for American Red Cross, where she received training in disaster response and updated media lists.