PPAI Welcomes New Associate Editor Kristina Valdez

Kristina Valdez has joined PPAI as the Association’s new associate editor. A recent graduate of Baylor University, her responsibilities include writing for PPB with a primary focus on the upcoming launch of PPAI’s new podcast.

PPB Newslink sat down with Valdez to learn more about the Association’s newest team member.

PPB Newslink: What did you do before joining PPAI?

Kristina Valdez: While at Baylor, I interned at KWBU-FM in Waco, where I held an editorial role, and at D Magazine Partners, where I wrote for its special interest publications D Weddings and D Home. I also held editorial positions at university publications The Bundle Magazine and The Baylor Lariat. I was also the social media specialist for a local nonprofit in Waco called Talitha Koum Institute.

PPB Newslink: What attracted you to your new position within the Association?

Valdez: I was attracted by the opportunity to develop podcasts that would be both useful and enjoyable for anyone in this industry who listens in.

PPB Newslink: Outside of PPAI, what are your interests?

Valdez: I enjoy Pinterest and online shopping. I also like to turn in overdue library books, laugh with my younger brothers and sneak candy into movie theatres.

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