Support Tehama Group Communications on Chico State Giving Day!
Find your fit with TGC
Like a puzzle, TGC challenges students with complex problems while building connections with clients, students, staff and alumni. TGC is our grand puzzle, but we need all of its pieces to make it complete. But we can’t do this work without your involvement. Your contributions help make these opportunities a possibility for future TGC staffers. TGC provides student interns with the public relations experience and connections they need to succeed in their careers. Founded in 1990, TGC is Chico State’s full-service, student-managed public relations agency. Through collaboration, networking and real client experience, staffers leave with a valuable skill set that contributes to a developing portfolio.
Our missing piece is you
A large portion of Tehama Group Communications’ funding comes from you. Our agency is fortunate enough to receive these generous donations from our community members, family and alumni. Your financial support means the world to us - without your donations, TGC would not be possible. By donating to TGC this Giving Day, you will help our current and future staffers get the experience they need to flourish in their future careers. Your contribution will help our agency leave its mark at Chico State and in the public relations realm. Donors like you help our staffers get and stay connected. For examples of our past client work, check us out at www.tehamagrouppr.com and on our social media channels below!
Help complete our puzzle
When you donate to TGC, you help keep our professional work environment and our equipment current and competitive. Your donations help us create high-quality multimedia for our clients, give us the opportunity to visit agencies outside of Butte County and provide us with modern technology. Our alumni, clients, students and staff create the framework that helps keep us connected. Every contribution is a piece of our puzzle. Our puzzle is complex, but piece by piece, it comes together with your help.
How your donations fit:
$1,500 allows us to serve two pro bono clients
$1,000 funds the TGC student scholarship for 1 year
$500 would fund a stipend for one student leader
$280 grants us a set of printer cartridges
$100 funds TGC shirts for alumni guest speakers and site visit hosts
About: Tehama Group Communications is a student-managed public relations agency supported by Chico State’s Department of Journalism and Public Relations. We accept small business, government and non-profit clients in Chico and the surrounding communities as well as the occasional long-distance client.
How many student-interns does TGC have each semester and what do they do? TGC staffs approximately 17 public relations students and five creative team members. Interns work in teams of four to six students with a graphic designer and videographer on the teams as needed. Each intern serves on two client teams in order to prepare them for professional agency life with a range of experiences.
How many clients does TGC serve each semester? TGC takes five to eight clients each semester. Clients work with TGC’s adviser to develop a proposal that outlines the work students will accomplish each semester. Each semester, the agency selects a local non-profit organization to receive pro-bono services.
What types of services does TGC provide clients? We are a full-service public relations agency that specializes in strategic communications through our team of writers, graphic and web designers, videographers, photographers and editors. We provide paying and pro-bono clients with communication services such as:
Social Media Strategy: We provide our clients with social media strategies that allow them to connect and interact with their audience in a creative, effective way.
Brand Development: We help refresh and communicate our clients’ brand image which can be identified in a modern and consistent manner across multiple platforms.
Media Relations: We create content such as media lists, pitches and press releases to get our clients’ name and story into the public eye.
Graphic Design: We create and design print and digital collateral for clients tailored to their specific communication needs.
Photography/Videography: We provide photo and video content in order to create promotional media pieces that serve to communicate our clients’ communication goals in a manner that creative and informative to their audience.