Session: Digital Culture

Melissa Foster is the Sr. Manager of Public Relations at The Henry Ford, in Dearborn, Mich. In her role, she oversees the media relations and publicity for the organization’s top attractions – Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, Greenfield Village, Ford Rouge Factory Tour and Benson Ford Research Center – along with on-site assistance for its Emmy-winning national television series, The Henry Ford’ Innovation Nation, which airs on CBS. She has worked in the media relations department at the organization for eight years.

Prior to joining The Henry Ford, Foster worked at Airfoil Public Relations and Campbell Marketing & Communications, assisting various clients with strategy and media relations outreach.

In addition to her work in public relations, Foster also serves as the professional advisor for Eastern Michigan University’s Public Relations Student Society of America for the past two years. She graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor’s degree in Integrative Public Relations in 2008.