BIOGRAPHY: Grace Douglas is a graduate from Virginia Commonwealth University, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Communications, with a concentration in Public Relations and minor in Business.
She works full time as WHRO Public Media’s Social Media Specialist. Grace works in the Marketing department where she wears many hats. In addition to managing all of WHRO’s social channels, she also writes and publishes web articles, press releases and creates video content for WHRO’s webpage. She has helped lead many successful digital campaigns for the organization and has assisted in hosting its TV fundraising drives.
Grace is also the cohosts of the WHRO podcast Mind Over Manners. Together, aided by experts, the show asks the uncomfortable “etiquette” questions to help listeners maneuver through socially awkward situations.
When she’s not at WHRO, Grace works part-time for ODU’s Women’s Studies and Institute for Humanities department, where she serves as the PR and Communications Specialist. Her duties include, developing social media calendars and content, creating and publishing bi -weekly newsletters, gathering stories from students, alumni and faculty members to feature on the site. Additionally, Grace coordinates University events and fundraising to get donations for each department.
Grace’s moto is “if you have a pulse you have a purpose” and she tries to instill a since of purpose in all the people she comes in contact with from day to day, as well as live in her own purpose by taking on new projects and developing new skills within her field.