The West Michigan Tourist Association (WMTA) is pleased to announce the addition of Paige Bodine to its team. With a strong background in Advertising and Public Relations, as well as a writing minor, Paige brings a unique set of skills to the organization. Paige Bodine recently graduated from Grand Valley State University, where she excelled in her studies, earning a degree in Advertising and Public Relations. Additionally, she serves as an officer for the Press Camp with the National Guard, further exemplifying her dedication and leadership. Imported Image Her passion for effective communication and storytelling, combined with her keen eye for detail, makes her a valuable asset to WMTA. Beyond her academic achievements, Paige was involved with her student-run PR firm as an Account Executive for two teams that created two extensive campaigns for local businesses in the Grand Rapids area. As an officer for the 126 Theater Public Affairs Support Element, she has honed her leadership abilities and gained practical experience in media relations, further strengthening her ability to navigate the evolving landscape of marketing and communications.  “I am so excited to step into this role,” Bodine said. “After interning with WMTA for a couple of months and seeing the positive impact they have on West Michigan, I was ecstatic to step into the role of Marketing Manager.”  With her comprehensive skill set, Paige will play a pivotal role in promoting West Michigan as a premier tourist destination. Her creativity, strategic thinking, and commitment to excellence will be instrumental in developing and implementing innovative marketing campaigns that engage and captivate visitors. Paige will be working with press releases, trade shows, social media, newsletter creation, and editorial writing, playing a pivotal role in promoting West Michigan as a premier tourist destination. For any questions or information regarding the West Michigan Tourist Association, she can be contacted at