Mary Parkinson and Ashley DuPuy have been named new assistant account executive and designer, respectively, at Franco Public Relations Group, a public relations agency based in Detroit.
Parkinson, of Royal Oak, will serve a variety of Franco’s health care and nonprofit accounts providing support with media relations and events. She has held internships with FleishmanHillard in Detroit, Good Morning America, World News with Diane Sawyer, and WXYZ-TV (Channel 7) Detroit.
Parkinson holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Michigan State University.
â€‹DuPuy, of Detroit, will provide graphic design services for a variety of Franco accounts and projects. She has served as a design coordinator for Porter One Design in Farmington Hills, where she focused on rebranding projects for health care clients and held internships with Hour Media and AutoWeek, where she created layouts for publication.
DuPuy holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the College for Creative Studies.