40 under 40: Whitney Booth


Whitney Booth

Whitney Booth

Provo City Mayor’s Office, Provo

AGE: 30
BORN: San Diego, Calif.
TITLE: Public relations officer

Whitney Booth might as well be a trending topic. As the PR guru for the socially savvy Mayor John Curtis, Booth has been on the front lines (and hashtags) of Provo’s rousing renaissance. #BoothRocks

The BLUE Talking “I love working behind the scenes. I’m very detail- and research-oriented. I take the time to plan out and set goals for projects and campaigns and then follow through. I love checking things off my list.”

Favorite Accomplishment “Creating the #provorocks campaign and seeing it go viral.”

First Job “Lifeguard for the city of Las Vegas, age 16.”

Key To Success “I try to do something out of my comfort zone every day. This has opened doors and given me new opportunities I would have never expected.”

The Age-Old Question “My generation is known to be social media and technology savvy, and that has definitely been an advantage in my career.”

In 10 Years “I’ll be living in Utah Valley working in the public sector, hopefully at a director level.”

Youthful Advice “Think of every boss as a mentor and try to learn as much as you can.”

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