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Densmore earns Accreditation in Public Relations

Liz Hogue Densmore, director of marketing and corporate communications for LEC Inc., recently earned the prestigious Accredited in Public Relations (APR) credential from the Universal Accreditation Board.

The APR is granted to candidates who successfully complete a process that includes a portfolio presentation to a Readiness Review Panel and sitting for a computer-based examination.

Densmore is president-elect on the Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) Central Chapter’s board. She has formerly served as vice president of vice president of programs on the board and is also a member of the Southern Public Relation Federation, the National Association of Government Communicators and is a certified Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) professional.

Densmore holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism with an emphasis in public relations from the University of Mississippi and has over 17 years working in the field of mass communication and journalism. She began her career as a news anchor/reporter/producer at WXVT Delta News 15 in Greenville. In 2003, Densmore transitioned into the field of public relations, taking on the role of special projects officer (media representative/campaign manager) for the Mississippi State Department of Health in Jackson. She also served as public relations and marketing director for the USA International Ballet Competition in Jackson. Densmore began her career at LEC in 2013.

Densmore was selected as one of Mississippi’s 50 Leading Business Women for 2015, as a Top 50 Under 40 Business Leader by the Mississippi Business Journal (MBJ) in 2017 and as one of the MBJ 2017 Top in Tech Leaders. She was also recently named “Public Relations Practitioner of the Year” by the PRAM Central Chapter and one of Connected World’s 2017 Women of IoT in Marketing.

Densmore is a Rankin County Chamber Ambassador and a member of the Junior League of Jackson. She lives in Brandon with her 8-year-old son Noah.

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