Why I chose to reinvent myself.

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After 15 years of working in different facets of broadcasting, it was time for a change. I love media, so I needed to find a way to make a fresh start – while staying true to my first love. A colleague suggested a career counselor. During months of evaluation, I found my calling.

I enrolled in Public Relations.

My kids thought it was hilarious, and my friends questioned my sanity.

I guess being the oldest ‘kid’ in class has some benefits; my decision was based on years of experience. I know what I want…and what I don’t want. Most importantly, though, I have three daughters watching.

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Why do I love PR?

That’s easy.

It’s an opportunity to reinvent yourself through communication.

This industry is full of possibility, I can’t think of anywhere else I’d rather be.

Reinvent yourself

Author: mediocremotherhood

Natasha McKenty is a TV host, writer, PR student and full-time mama. As a television host, Natasha enjoys researching ideas for the show and learning about all that her community has to offer. As a child she didn’t play “school” or “house”, she played “talk show” interviewing willing (or unwilling) participants (the family pet, dolls, and extended family members) every chance she got. Natasha has been described by friends as the “Energizer Bunny” because you rarely catch her sitting. She is a passionate and active part of the community, an animal advocate, always looking for new and exciting opportunities to grow and learn. "No rest for the wicked" is her motto...

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