Delaney Borja

Plainfield, IL | 815.342.5772 | delaney.borja@gmail.com | delaney.borja@drake.edu

  1. New Hire Press Release (Coursework)


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact:

Delaney J. Borja

Sony Music Manager, Publicity

P: 815-342-5772

delaneyborja@sonymusic.com

www.sonymusic.com

Delaney J. Borja Joins Sony Music Entertainment

Delaney J. Borja is recruited as the Manager, Publicity.

NEW YORK CITY, New York (Dec. 4, 2020) — Today, Sony Music Entertainment is proud to announce the newest member to their team. Delaney J. Borja has been named the Manager, Publicity based in New York City.

In her new role, she will be responsible for actively promoting our roster by creating, implementing and managing results-oriented publicity campaigns by seeking and securing publicity opportunities in all media formats for artists. The Manager, Publicity is responsible for publicizing an act to both fans and the media through press releases, press conferences, and special promotions.

Based out of New York, she reports to Rob Stringer and Kevin Kelleher.

Stated Stringer, “We are more than pleased to have Delaney on our staff. With her expertise in public relations and communication, not to mention her extensive musical experience, she will take this new position in stride, and she is more than equipped to tackle this role. She is a natural-born leader, and we are thrilled to have an individual who embodies public relations.”

Stated Borja, “I feel so fortunate to have the opportunity to work for the massive conglomerate that is Sony Music Entertainment. I’ve dreamt of working in this field, I never would have imagined in all my years, would I have the pleasure to work for such an incredible company with an even more remarkable team. I know I will not waste a second in this position, and I will make my coworkers and clients proud.”

Delaney J. Borja graduated from Drake University in the Class of 2024, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. She spent the early part of her career at HerCampus Media as the Vice President of Marketing and Events. From there, she earned a position at Black Panda PR where she served as a Publicist for an impressive array of musicians for several years.

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About Sony Music Entertainment

Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

2. Drake Football News Story (Coursework)

Football is back!

Borja

03/12/20

The Drake Football team has been hard at work since the beginning of the year and are finally getting out on the field for a six-game spring season.

Tomorrow, the Bulldogs are playing the San Diego Toreros from the University of San Diego. After an unfortunate cancellation of their fall season due to COVID-19, the still optimistic players and coaches have been hard at work in hopes for an opportunity to play in the spring.

Head Coach, Todd Stepsis said, “It was a matter of staying ready, so we didn’t have to get ready.”

First-year Marketing student and wide receiver, Brandon Langdok, said that in place of the fall season, the team got more time to work on the field and in the weight room. Not to mention, it gave himself and fellow first years more time to get acclimated as a student athlete at Drake.

In terms of the regular season being cancelled, Langdok said “being a freshman coming in and trying to learn the new plays and the new system, it definitely helped.”

            However, despite having that time to get better and prepare for what was to potentially come, the football team and all of Drakes athletics still faced difficulties.

            “There are a ton of different rules that make it harder to do the sport how you usually do it.” Langdok said.

            On the staffs’ end, Stepsis said they had a hard time reading and communicating with the players, as they were not always allowed to meet face-to-face, especially without masks on.

            “Our coaching staff deserves a lot of credit, too because they were constantly checking in on our players.” Stepsis said.

            He also added that they weren’t necessarily worried about the players, physically, more so mentally. They had to cope with being on a team, while also being alone for a majority of the season, which is a challenge in and of itself.

            Coach Stepsis encourages everyone to come out to the game, if they can. In our area, the ISU Cyclones and Iowa Hawkeyes dominate the college football scene. However, neither of the teams are doing a spring season, which makes Drake unique.

            Stepsis said he’s hoping to get more fans to come out and support the Bulldogs, and also sees this season as an opportunity for people to leave the house and enjoy the outdoors, while also rooting for Des Moines hometown team.

            This six-game season will end on April 17, where they are playing Presbyterian Blue Hoses at our own Drake Stadium. Get tickets online, now, for the next two home games coming up.

3. Infographic (Coursework)

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