An Oklahoma native, Willow Blythe is an energetic and self-motivated professional who has gained extensive experience in marketing, advertising, communications and media, news, government and education. She possesses a diverse skill set. Willow currently devotes her time as a communications and public affairs professional in Dallas.
Willow received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Southern Methodist University in 2013. She graduated with honors in Magna Cum Laude, representing the top 10 percent of her class. She has been a member of several national honor societies, notably Kappa Tau Alpha, in which she was awarded a medal in journalism/mass communication; this award represented high distinction and honor within her division and major. During Willow's educational career as a staff writer at SMU, her print stories were published in Dallas South News as well as The Daily Campus.
After graduation, Willow went on to strengthen her abilities as a multimedia journalist. Willow worked as an intern and freelance journalist for KERA News and Art&Seek. Shortly after her time at KERA, she dove into the world of public relations and communications in the Office of Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of Labor. In 2014, Willow was invited to participate as a guest speaker at the Native Media Summit in Norman, Oklahoma. There, she taught Native American organizations and tribes key strategies and tactics in social media marketing. As her career progressed, she has gained invaluable experience in education, advertising and marketing.
When she's not working, Willow enjoys reading novels and writing fiction, acrylic painting, gaming and traveling across the world.