Building a Career in Strategic Communications

Matt Besterman, MS ’16, found a dream job in strategic communication where ‘fun’ is in the job description. In May, Besterman was named public relations manager for LEGOLAND New York, the newest location for the theme park inspired by the popular toy.

Matt Besterman with a tabletop model of the LEGOLAND New York theme park under construction.

His strategic communications career in journalism paved the way and his MS in Interactive Media and Communications degree opened the door to, “what he considers the ‘brass ring’ of jobs.” Besterman wanted a career change and his decision to earn his master’s degree from Quinnipiac University came at just the right time.

Read about Matt Besterman’s move from a Manhattan television producer to public relations manager for LEGOLAND New York: PR Executive in for a Ride: Fun is assembling new LEGOLAND one brick at a time

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