Oglesby joins the Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation team

Hopkinsville native Jan Oglesby has been hired as the new Marketing and Events Coordinator for the City of Hopkinsville.

A graduate of Christian County High School, Oglesby has served as a marketing and events specialist for various companies over the course of her career and returns to Hopkinsville in the Parks and Recreation Division to focus primarily on Hopkinsville programming and marketing. Sports complex.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and advertising from Murray State University, and while at MSU she served as a news anchor for MSU TV-11, co-hosted the Racer sports show “Hoofbeats” and written for The Shield yearbook. . She graduated with honors and was named an “Outstanding Senior” in Broadcast Journalism. After graduating, she worked for WHOP and TV-43.

Oglesby has over 25 years of experience in client management, marketing, public relations and events. She has a proven track record in creating and implementing successful integrated strategic initiatives across many industries, including finance, healthcare, corporate law, forensic engineering and private aviation.

Since returning to Hopkinsville from Florida last year, Oglesby has worked remotely as a freelance marketer and graphic designer for clients in three different states.

According to Tab Brockman, Oglesby’s first agenda will be to help with preparations for Hopkinsville’s upcoming sixth annual Summer Salute festival in August. Social media engagement, website and sponsorship development, and event planning will be her primary focus for the Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex, along with the service’s multitude of additional events and activities. parks and recreation.

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