Dina is Partner of Smart Connections PR, a high tech public relations firm headquartered in Rising Sun, Maryland. She has over 25 years of experience in media and communications– as both a journalist and a public relations professional. Dina spent a decade in radio where she enjoyed stints as a news director, radio talk show host, and alternative rock disc jockey, prior to embarking on a career in PR. She and fellow Partner Joanne Hogue established and have managed Smart Connections PR since 2013. Dina holds both a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a Master of Arts in Communication Studies from The University of Rhode Island.