Joplin Public Library Hires New PR/Marketing Assistant

(Joplin, MO) – The Joplin Public Library (JPL) is pleased to announce Lori Crockett has been hired as their new Public Relations & Marketing Assistant.

Crockett’s work experience, education, and professional skill set make her an outstanding addition to the Library team. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Missouri Southern State University with an emphasis in advertising and promotion. Her most recent work in photography, graphic design, and social media marketing have helped her build key skills that will benefit the Library.

“I am thrilled to be joining the Library team,” said Crockett. “I look forward to continuing their efforts to make our Library an accessible resource for the community.”

In her position, Crockett is responsible for helping implement the Library’s marketing plan, enhancing awareness of the Library, and striving to build great relationships inside and outside the library building. She steps into a position previously filled by Chelsey Gatewood, who is moving out of state with her family.

For more information, please contact Jeana Gockley at 417.623.7953.

About Joplin Public Library: 

Since 1902, JPL has been fulfilling the information needs of citizens of Joplin and the surrounding community. JPL opens tomorrow’s doors today through diverse opportunities to learn, create, explore, and have fun.


Jeana Gockley, Director
Joplin Public Library


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