Courtney Smith Joins BBB of Eastern North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina (PressExposure) July 21, 2009 -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contacts: Cindy Stranad 919.232.5008

Beverly Baskin 919.277.4202

Better Business Bureau of Eastern North Carolina ( announces today the appointment of Courtney Smith as its communication and public relations specialist.

In this role, Smith is responsible for working with the public and media, developing educational videos and other new media applications, as well as planning and executing special events and community activities. She joins BBB after serving as community content liaison for NBC-17 TV.

"Courtney is a wonderful addition to BBB. Drawing on her education and background, she has begun contributing to our team efforts immediately," says Beverly Baskin, president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Eastern North Carolina. "Her intelligence, warm personality and extraordinary initiative combine to make her exactly the kind of employee we want and value. We are fortunate to have her bring her skills and expertise to the BBB community."

A native of Clemmons, N.C., Smith is a graduate of North Carolina State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication.

About BBB of Eastern North Carolina

The Better Business Bureau of Eastern North Carolina is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit corporation serving 33 counties in Eastern North Carolina. The organization is funded primarily by membership dues from more than 3,200 local business and professional firms. The BBB promotes integrity, consumer confidence and business ethics through business self-regulation in the local marketplace. Services provided by the BBB include, reports on companies and charitable organizations, general monitoring of advertising in the marketplace, dispute resolution services, and consumer/business education programs. All services are provided at no cost to the public, with the occasional exception of mediation and arbitration. Visit

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