Beyond the Pines

btp logoA student-run agency that is committed to delivering a quality product with honesty and integrity, passionate about good communication, and focused on serving the greater Spokane community.

Beyond the Pines is Whitworth’s student-run public relations agency. The group meets during the fall and spring semesters to provide services to nonprofit organizations in the greater Spokane area.

What we do:
Our group offers a wide range of skills to complete a variety of public relations work. Past projects include:

  • branding materials, such as logos
  • event planning
  • audience analysis
  • website design/redesign
  • social media strategy
  • focus groups/research
  • flyers, posters and other offline materials
  • video production

Interested in joining?
Membership is open to all Whitworth students, regardless of major. To join, register for JMC 248: Applied Public Relations.

To apply for PR services:
If you are interested in becoming a client for Beyond the Pines, please complete our intake form. If you have questions, contact our adviser, Dr. Erica Salkin: or (509) 777-4704.

To apply for Design Squad services:
Whitworth student organizations, departments and programs may use BtP designers for their work if that work is specific to campus — external design projects for Whitworth organizations must be completed through University Communications. If you would like to use the services of our Design Squad, please complete this form and an account manager will contact you within 3 working days.