26 Jul Forté PR Names Graham McMurry PR and Social Media Specialist
Forté PR welcomes Graham McMurry as public relations (PR) and social media specialist. In his new role, McMurry is the strategic lead for Lee Canyon’s national communications effort and Momentum Indoor Climbing’s expansion into the Seattle market. He will also be responsible for Southern Highlands’ social media accounts, as well as communicating the agency’s brand on social media.
McMurry has a history of success securing local, regional and national media with a variety of clients such as Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, Motley Brews (organizer of the Great Vegas Festival of Beer and Downtown Brew Festival), USA 7s Rugby, Nightclub & Bar Convention & Trade Show, NBA Summer League, and Communities in Schools of Nevada.
He also earned a 2017 PRSA Award of Merit for Multicultural Public Relations for successfully developing and launching the communication campaign for a client’s grand opening in 2016.
McMurry graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and began his communications career with Total Social Solutions, managing multi-level social media marketing campaigns for national client accounts. Before graduation, he spent time abroad working in and visiting 20 countries.
“Graham is a strategic thinker who has proven that he knows how to capture an audience’s attention while communicating a brand’s story,” said Stephanie Forte, the agency’s founder. “He is a valuable addition to our team, and we look forward to his contributions to the success of our clients.”
An avid traveler and musician, when McMurry is not spending time with his wife and toddler, he enjoys playing guitar and piano and singing karaoke. He also keeps an eye on his beloved Detroit sports teams while cheering on his newly adopted Las Vegas franchises.