Three Account Assistants Join Identity


BINGHAM FARMS — Chris Austin, Stephanie Cosby, and Amanda Braniecki have joined Identity as account assistants.

As account assistants, Austin, Cosby, and Braniecki are responsible for providing research, copywriting, media relations, marketing and account management support, as well as contributing to the development of strategic communication programs for Identity clients.

Prior to joining Identity, Austin served as an editor and proofreader for a recruiting and staffing company. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Madonna University in journalism and public relations.


Cosby previously worked as a public relations assistant for the Detroit Red Wings, while concurrently serving as a public relations/social media intern at Intern Queen Inc. In these roles, Cosby coordinated charitable donations programs, conducted and compiled research for new virtual donation systems, assisted in the supervision of 92 college campus ambassadors, and managed social media accounts. She also previously served as a public relations and marketing intern for Children’s Hospital of Michigan. Cosby graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in communications and sociology from the University of Michigan-Dearborn, where she was news editor of the student-run newspaper, The Michigan Journal.



Prior to joining Identity, Braniecki worked as a general assignment reporter for The Grand Blanc View, generating news stories and photographs for the local news, business, and lifestyle sections of the weekly newspaper. She also previously served as a general assignment reporter for The County Press of Lapeer. Braniecki graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Michigan State University. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America—Detroit.