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Dara Quackenbush


Independent Public Relations Consultant

Dara Quackenbush is a seasoned PR practitioner. She has spent her career helping companies - from Fortune 100 businesses to small start-ups - tell their stories. She has worked on both the agency and corporate side of public relations, developing strategy, pitching media and doing social media outreach. She also taught PR for six years at Texas State University. In 2014 Dara joined Cision/PR Newswire as account director, where she was in charge of the Austin and San Antonio markets. She is currently a public relations consultant.

Dara earned a master’s degree in mass communication from Texas State University, where her research emphasis was blogging and opinion leadership, and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Arkansas.