Mara Naylor, a Chattanooga, Tenn., native, joined MP&F in 2012. She graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science degree in communication, majoring in public relations and obtaining a minor in business administration. Mara interned with SourceYourCity to create and maintain local market prospect lists, write and edit news releases, and help manage social media channels for media relations efforts. She was also a tutor with the Martha O’Bryan Center at Bailey STEM Magnet Middle School.
While at the University of Tennessee, Naylor interned with Scripps Networks Interactive and was a marketing intern with UT athletics, where she helped implement sports promotion ideas to improve attendance at athletic events and integrated Facebook and Twitter for advertising at athletic events.