Hannah Purdy, an East Tennessee native, joined MP&F as an assistant account executive in September 2021.
Hannah joined MP&F following several years working for the City of Kingsport’s Public Information and Communications Department. She was promoted from intern to a full-time position in fall of 2018 and became responsible for all communications needs for three of the city’s largest recreation facilities: Kingsport Farmers Market, Kingsport Aquatic Center and Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in media and communication with a concentration in journalism from East Tennessee State University in 2018. During her time at ETSU, Hannah was a staff reporter for student newspaper the East Tennessean and freelanced for the Bristol Herald-Courier. She spent her final semester as a production intern with NPR affiliate WETS-FM.
Outside of the office, you’ll find Hannah spending time at her synagogue, watering her many houseplants or working on her latest fiction project.