Inside OPR

Celebrations, achievements and firm news - get a glimpse into agency life at Obsidian!

Step into the spotlight with Carlee

When you need to revamp your playlist, find fun activities around town or brighten your day with cute puppy pics, Carlee is your go-to gal! She's been rocking with Obsidian for more than three years now. We chat about what she's been up to in this month's staff…

Step into the spotlight with Murray

She is our team’s Sagittarian go-getter, restaurateur’s best friend, sports fan, fitness queen and we’re thrilled to now call her a senior account manager at Obsidian – Murray Lace! For almost six years (including her internship), Murray’s been impressing us with her stellar work ethic and leadership skills.…

Staff spotlight: Lauren Hannaford!

Do you want to know a fun fact about Obsidian? Most of our team started out as interns, including one of our directors – Lauren Hannaford! Through her time at Obsidian, Lauren’s been a part of some legendary projects, guided our team toward success and has had some…

The queen of the keep: Courtney Ellett and her self-made treasure

Something great doesn’t come from nothing. But Obsidian started with a grain of sand – an idea – and grew into a regional PR force through hard work, tenacity and a keen sense of direction. Feb. 1 marks 15 years of Obsidian Public Relations, a milestone we’re celebrating…

Keeping up with Jenna!

If you’re looking for a partner to tackle a project with a positive attitude, look no further than Jenna. Her kind and accommodating personality made her an instantaneous fit on our team, and we’ve loved having her since her days as an intern in 2018. It’s an added…

What’s new with Carlee?

Maybe we should thank the Fates, but our team has remained fairly consistent for the last three years. We’ve been fortunate to strategically expand our team while retaining nearly all of our team members. This retention allows us to share amazing life updates from PR practitioners you know…

Get to know Gracie

If our office had a good-time guru, that person would be Gracie. While she’s always down for a good time, she’s also an incredibly hard worker and serves her clients with tactful excellence. Gracie is one of our traditional intern-to-full-time hires, and we can’t believe how much she’s…

Staff Spotlight – Whitney Albert 

Staff Spotlight – Whitney Albert!  One of our team’s greatest strengths is our tenure. With so many long-standing team members, we’re able to tap a deep well of experience and expertise for our clients. This month, we asked our colleague Whitney Albert a few questions about life as a…

Staff Spotlight – D’Marius Gillespie

Summer is an exciting time at Obsidian! Our office usually grows by one or two employees as we welcome summer interns to our ranks. This year, we have two wonderful interns, and you’ll get to learn more about one of them today! D’Marius was introduced to Obsidian last…

Staff Spotlight – Jenna Taylor

Meet our new account assistant, Jenna Taylor! A recent graduate of Mississippi State University, Jenna blew everyone away during her time as Obsidian’s level 2 intern last fall. In February, Jenna joined us full-time as an account assistant. To help you get to know Jenna, we asked her…