Sarah Blaisdell is Manager of Corporate Affairs of SP&R. On a daily basis, she works to coordinate all marketing and communications efforts on behalf of the company. In addition, she takes a lead role in meeting with corporate clients to develop a tailored survey research design and objectives to meet specific needs. Blaisdell’s key responsibilities also include overseeing SP&R’s internship program, supervising part-time staff, handling media inquiries on publicly-released polling results and aiding in designing the overall presentation of data results for clients.
Blaisdell holds a dual bachelor’s degree in public relations and journalism from Duquesne University. Graduating Summa Cum Laude, she served as secretary of the university’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and as President of its Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). She has also completed communications-based internships with the American Heart Association of Capital Region, Make-A-Wish of Greater PA and Southern WV and KDKA-TV and the Pittsburgh CW.