Araya holds a B.S. degree in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations. During her time at PUC, Araya wrote for her school’s newspaper, was heavily involved in her school’s philanthropic group REVO, and was the public relations leader for the group her senior year. Prior to Ballantines, Araya gained a variety of internship experience in entertainment, healthcare, fashion and wine industries, in both marketing and public relations. Araya began her career at Ballantines as an intern, and soon after was asked to join the company as a Junior Account Executive. Araya participates in client interaction and events and is responsible for creating press materials and presentations, monitors client press, researches and pitches key media contacts, and assists in all other day-to-day aspects as needed. Araya works in a range of industries, including hospitality, travel & tourism, art & design and tech. The Tourism Authority of Thailand, Caesarstone, Trisara, Portola Hotel & Spa, Sofitel Los Angeles, SoSpa and Spa del Rey in the Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey are among her clientele. Araya also serves as a Content Manager for BPR’s monthly E-Newsletter.