Local named social media intern

ASHLAND – Megan Salatino of Follansbee is serving as the first intern for Ashland University’s Gridiron Club.

Salatino is responsible for promoting the organization through the use of social media and also to rebrand and recreate already existing media. Salatino also photographs the football players on the field and during events.

She was offered this internship with the help of Dariela Rodriguez, assistant professor of sport communication.

“This internship is a precursor to everything I want to do in the field, post my college career,” she said. “It encompasses communication, promotion, photography, social media and so many more mediums of advertising.”

Salatino, the daughter of Mark and Pamela Salatino, is a 2012 Brooke High School graduate. She is a sophomore at Ashland University and is majoring in public relations and strategic communication as well as sport communication.