Growing The Team, Welcome Bryar!

The team at Chemistry Multimedia is growing, thanks to the new addition of Bryar Keyes!

Bryar is a recent graduate from Missouri State University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in public relations. He is joining the team as an Account Associate, focusing on business development, public relations and event consulting.

Bryar has a background in media relations through his time at Missouri State while working in the office of university communications. He has experience in drafting and pitching releases to media, crafting owned website content, and social media coordination.

Bryar also had the pleasure of serving the Public Relations Student Society of America as the 2017-18 Vice President of Events and Fundraising. Elected to the position in spring of 2017, he planned and implemented 10 regional conferences. His tasks included overseeing, selecting, coordinating and supervising each of the conferences hosted, planned and implemented by student chapters across the country. Additionally, he successfully coordinated the first internationally held regional conference in Lima, Peru. Bryar has also promoted and helped facilitate the individual chapter fundraising initiatives.

During his academic career, Bryar realized his passion for working with people and helping tell their stories. He finds a strong calling to work with people who are doing good things in the communities around them, “I love to hear how people have been changing the world around them,” said Bryar. “I hope to be able to help them do so by recognizing them and lending my voice to tell their stories.”

Bryar has worked with multiple non-profit organizations helping them enhance their public presence and coordinating their events.

Bryar is a proud member of PRSASTL, part of the New Professionals committee and a recent recipient of the Gold Key Award from PRSSA. Shortly after moving to St. Louis, he joined the St. Louis Chapter of PRSA and has taken an active role in the Programming, Development and Networking Committee.

In his free time, Bryar enjoys cooking, Marvel movies, spending time at his cabin and traveling.

“I am excited Bryar has accepted a position with us this summer,” said Chris Kuban, Founder and Managing Consultant at Chemistry PR & Multimedia. “His combined education, experience, and passion for storytelling makes him a great addition to the Chemistry team. Our business is growing fast and I am confident that Bryar is going to be instrumental in helping us to meet our goals and objectives while enhancing his own experiences and skillset.”