Getting to Know Vrunda: Newest Member of the PCHSearch&Win Team

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Hey searchers! PCH would like to proudly introduce the newest member of its Search&Win team: Vrunda P. Last week, I was given the privilege of sitting down to interview her about her position, responsibilities, and contribution to the Search&Win team, plus her life outside the walls of Publishers Clearing House.

Vrunda is a student seeking a Masters in Marketing at Hofstra University. When I asked her what made her choose PCH, she explained that she was eager for a place where she could learn and expand her knowledge. And she’s definitely done just that! In three short weeks as an Online Marketing Intern, Vrunda has assumed responsibilities such as revenue reporting, email campaign analysis, reviewing posts, and tracking Search&Win traffic.

As for her team, she describes them as a “talented and positive group” who welcomed her with open arms. She loves the excitement they all share for the fairly young PCHSearch&Win website. She described it as a “growing baby,” being nurtured by all the members of the team.

But what (or who) is her favorite part of the team? Edwin, the owl, of course! Can you blame her? Everybody loves that little guy!

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Skiing Edwin is one of Vrunda’s favorites!

Well Vrunda certainly has a very impressive professional resume, but I wanted to hear more about her personal interests. Talk about impressive…wait until you hear this! Before coming to the United States to earn her Masters in Marketing, she would pass her time in her hometown of Chennai, India as a Professional Dancer! That’s right, a Professional Dancer! How cool is that?

Well searchers I have to say, being an intern myself, Vrunda is far from the ordinary college intern!  And we’re proud to call her one of our own! I hope you all enjoyed getting to know Vrunda as much as I did!

Until next time…

Nick P.

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P.S. Vrunda told me that if she could win one PCHSearch&Win giveaway it would be an iPad. Of course, as a PCH employee, she’s not eligible to win. But YOU ARE! So tell us which prize YOU most desire in the comments below! Then get searching!

 


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Joseph G. said...

I won $4,000 on instant win scrachers .!!! When do I get it ? Its legit I booked marked the congrats Joseph you WIN !

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Stephanie Carson said...

I WOULD LOVE TO SEE SOME MORE KITCHEN APPLIANCES, WASHER & DRYERS, LAP TOP COMPUTERS, HOME THEATRE SYSTEMS, 50″ HDTV, IF THIS IS POSSIBLE. TODAYS GIVEAWAY IS NICE (IPAD, IPOD).

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Diana Hanlon said...

Welcome Vrunda nice to work with PCH your such a Lucky Lady and hope you injoy the team and I do like to win but I haven’t yet my daughter would like to have an iPad or an computer for her self. :) Keep a smile on your face.

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Mercedes S said...

Gracias Vrunda,or tus comentarios y yo tomar el deso tambiem ser elegida 5000.00 dolares por semana y de ser posible siempre.ya no necesito nada mas pues tengo finanzas necesarias, para el resto de mi vida y la seguridad de otros seres queridos. MV S.media, compartir ,otros comentarios si llego un dia ver los miembros de la Patrulla, es un trabajo muy bonito, llegar a cada puerta con una buena noticia, mas en tiempos dificiles

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dulce said...

Me gusta mucho su página perdona k no escribo inglés mi idioma el español soy cubana vivo en miami y sólo quiero decir k gracia p hacer feliz a tantas persona gracia p ser como son Ángeles

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RUTH JAHNKE said...

have really enjoyed being on
PCH and playing the games..
I would be especially great to
win as I have never won in all the years that I have partaked..
Good luck to the winners!!
a friend ruthor shorty

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Delayne Perry said...

Hi Vrunda! Guess what… well, you probably already know that I am in love with Edwin. Glad you like him but you can’t have him. He’s mine.. well since it’s a long distance relationship and it’s hard to know if it’s gonna fly, I guess I can share… :)

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victoria Cruz said...

Iwant to win iv’e been going on webb over year please let me win some money. i could put my daughter in collage

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victoria Cruz said...

But House so my Daughter can come over & sleep with 6 bedrooms

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Procus Washington said...

Welcome Vrunda to PCH.I know it will be a blessing both to you and PCH. Just liks PCH will be a BLESSING to me when I win! ENJOY!

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Joye Hamilton said...

Hello Vrunda…Here’s A Wee Little Rhyme Just 4 U ~ 2 Say Welcome!!!

What a Pleasure It Is To Meet You…With PCH You Can’t Go Wrong!

If You Wonder How You’ll Like It…You’re Team Is Very Strong!

So Settle In And Be Happy…You’ll Fit In Before Too Long!

Warm Regards, Joye H. :D

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Marley Susanna Burris said...

Hi i dont know about anyone else,myself i probably think i need alot more cyber courses because im not getting any where except back to the same square i started on. edwin send out the ski prize patrol to rescue me and my crew thanks susanna & crew from awesome east Tennessee

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Janice Murrell said...

What an impressive interview,God bless her and all the staff at PCHSearch&Win team.I search and play daily and I pray that I am to be the next millionaire.

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Brandy said...

WELCOME HOPE U R GETTING SETTLED NICELY. U R LUCKY TO HAVE THE BEST JOB IN THE WORLD. BRINGING PEOPLE FORTUNE AND A LITTLE JOY IN LIFE. MAY GOD BLESS U ALL AT PCH.

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DINA WOODS said...

cONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR NEW JOB,VRUNDA….BEST WISHES ON YOUR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.

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Dorene Kranik said...

Welcome Vrunda to Pch..!!

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Mary Dawson said...

I agree with her. I would love to win an I pad but I am not going to sign away my first born to get it. If it is truly free then I would consider that I had actually won it. Thank you and it has been fun playing so I will continue playing for a while yet. Thanks, Mary

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Jorge Ramirez said...

congrats to Vrunda shes is so adorable great pick PCH team!. Well if i could ever win something , I guess it would be a Superprise Event 1 drip of Faith is all you need!

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Cynthia Gonzalez said...

DEAR PCH,
THANK YOU FOR POSTING A BEAUTIFUL VISIBLY CHARMING ADDTION TO YOUR FAMILY. I KNOW VRUNDA WILL ASSUME RESPONSIBLIITIES WITH SUCH A REMARKABLE RESUME AND ATTRIBUTES. I CAN SEE THE TALENTS AND THE POSTIVE MOTIVATION VRUNDA CREATES. HER JOB DUTIES SUCH AS: REVENUE REPORTING, EMAIL CAMAIGN ANALYSIS, REVIWING POSTS, AND TRACTING SEARCH & WIN TRAFFIC WILL BE CHALLENGING. DEBORAH HOLLAND,EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF PCH FOR OVER 30 YEARS IN CHARGE OF CREATIVE , COMMUNICATION, THE PCH CONTEST AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS LIKES WORKING WITH TALENTED COLLEAGUES WHO INSPIRE HER DAILY. HER PASSION FOR THE COMPANY IS IMPORTANT TO DEBORAH. VRUNDA’S ASSUMED RESPONSIBLIILITIES WILL BE THE SAME PASSION. HER HOME TOWN IS CHENNAI, INDIA AND SHE IS A PROFESSIONAL DANCER!!! SHE A AND DANIELLE HAS SOMETHING IN COMMMON.. VRUNDA FAVORITE PCH MASCOT “EDWIN” , THE OWL IS HER BOYFRIEND NOW LOL JUST KIDDING,, WE ALL LOVE “EDWIN” MY BROTHER’S NAME IS NAME “EDWIN” AND I HAD TO SEND HIM A PICTURE ONE DAY WHEN I WAS PLAYING AND GOT TO THE FAN PAGE, THIS WAS GREAT AND MY BROTHER “EDWIN’ THOUGHT THIS WAS RARE,, YOU DONT’ OFTEN HEAR THE NAME RECITED.. EVERY TIME I SEE PCH MASCOT “EDWIN” THE OWL I THINK OF MY BROTHER.. WE ARE VERY CLOSE AND I RASIED MY BROTHER. VRUNDA WILL LOVE TO HEAR THAT DAVE SAYER PLAYS THE GRAND PIANO AS A HOBBY AND COMPOSED PCH THEME SONG ” THE HOUSE WHERE DREAMS COME TRUE”!!! I LOVE DAVE IN A FRIENDSHIP WAY FOR THE PASSION OF MUSIC SINCE I PLAY THE PIANO AND I DREAM ALL THE TIME. YES, VRUNDA IS GOING TO NEED TO CATCH UP ON ALL THE ENCOURAGING NEWS PCH’S STAFF ALIKE HAS DONE SINCE HOROLD AND LUESTER MERTZ AND THEIR DAUGHTER , JOYCE MERTZ-GILMORE STARTED THE COMPANY IN THEIR GARAGE {NOW DECEASED}. 1953-2013 AND STILL GOING STRONG!!!! PUBLISHER CLEARING HOUSE MISSION STATEMENT ” TO ENTERTAIN, INSPIRE AND DELIGHT WITH WINNING OPPORTUNTIES, GAMES AND RELEVANT, COMPELLING OFFERS.. THANKS FOR TODD SLOANE,SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT FOR HIS IDEA IN 1985 TO VOLUNTEER TO EXPERIMENT WITH HIS AMATEUR CAMCORDER, AND FLEW TO THE WINNERS HOME IN TEXAS TO FILM THE DREAM COME TRUE LIVE RECEIVING PERSONALLY DELIVERED ROSES, BALLONS AND THE BIG CHECK!!!! TODD AND DAVE ARE THE FOUNDERS OF PCH PRIZE PATROL AND DANIELLE SINCE 2008. LOVE THEM ALL…. GREAT ATTIBUTES TO PUBLISHER CLEARING HOUSE FAMILY!!!! WELCOME TO YOUR NEW HOME VRUNDA!!!! GOD BLESS YOU IN YOUR ‘DREAM COME TRUE” YOUR GIFT FROM ME WILL BE THE “IPAD” UPON MY WINNINGS WHEN GOD BLESS MY FAMILY. ENJOY YOUR EXCITING NEW ADVENTURE WORKING WITH THE MOST CREATIVE GROUP OF TALENTED MINDS. NEVER , NEVER, NEVER, GIVE UP ” WINSTON CHURCHILL” ” AN EXPERT WAS ONCE A BEGINNER” ALBERT EISTEIN” I HAD THAT ONE POSTED IN MY CLASSROOM. TEXAS PECAN PIE CYNTHIA GONZALEZ … GOD IS GOOD… HAVE A GOOD DAY YA’LL.

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WOODS DINA said...

Congtatulations and best wishes,Verunda!!!!!I would love a ipad, too!

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Tonya Parks said...

Nice to meet you Vrunda. You have a really nice smile. Have a good day and enjoy your new job.

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Teri Hairston said...

My favorite thing to win would be $1000 dollars Fast Cash – The $500 dollars wouldn’t be a bad win either. Praying to win some much needed cash ;-)

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Vrunda Parikh said...

Thank you all so much!! I am having a great time working here. I really hope you all keep searching and keep winning!!!

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NATIVIDAD MASCARENAS-GALLEGOS said...

Vrunda,

Welcome to the most wonderful family in the World “The PCH Family” and I am not just saying that! “I really mean it from the bottom of my heart!”

Enjoy your new job and welcome to America! Maybe one day you will get a chance to come out West and see what we call the Wild, Wild West! :)

By the way, I am most impressed with the fact that you are also a professional dancer! That makes two of you there! You and Danielle! “That has always been one of my dreams as well!” “Dancing lights up the heart like nothing else can!”

Again, welcome! Have lots of fun and do enjoy your work my friend!

GOD BLESS!

Respectfully,
NATIVIDAD MASCARENAS-GALLEGOS

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sharon palmer said...

I want to win april.30th.13 this year.

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sharon palmer said...

I want to Win april/30th/13 this year.$5,000.000.00 forever for life.

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cedrick sigers said...

A happy and warmth welcome goes to you vrunda.

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carolyn sutton said...

when i signed up with u i did not know that every time i clicked on a sight i would be asked personal questions about health and other aspects about my life that are private things that i can not be comfortable with putting on a web site where people i dont know can look asking me what type of foods or what programs i watch or places i have traveled is okay but what health issues i have or what meds or medical issues i have is not ur business

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Heather Malone said...

I THINK MY THING TO WIN WOULD BE THE COMPUTER AND THE CASH EVERYONE CAN ALWAYS USE THE CASH AND ALOT OF PEOPLE CAN USE A LAP TOP . THE IPAD WOULD BE NEXT AFTER THAT. I THANK PCH FOR GIVING EVERYONE A CHANCE AT WINNING CASH PRIZES EVERYDAY I HAVE BEEN SEARCHING AND SEARCHING AND HAVENT WON BUT I AM STILL CONTINUING TO SEARCH BECAUSE I KNOW ONE DAY IT WILL HAPPEN JUST LIKE ALL THE SWEEPSTEAKS I KNOW ONE DAY IT WILL HAPPEN FOR ME I JUST HAVE TO KEEP ENTERING AND HAVING FAITH, HOPE AND CONFIDENCE THAT IT WILL HAPPEN FOR ME AND MY FAMILY. GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE OUT THERE WHO IS A DEVOTED PCH FAN!!!!!!!!

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Heather Malone said...

TO VRUNDRA GOOD LUCK TO YOU IN YOUR JOB I AM SO GLAD THAT YOU ENJOY THE SEARCH AND WIN TEAM. YOU SEEM LIKE AN AMAZING WONDERFUL TALENTED INDIVIDUAL WHO WILL BE WELL KNOWN WHEREVER YOU GO. CONGRATS ON YOUR RECIGNITION IT IS WELL DESERVED.

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James Whitaker said...

SO GLAD HE OR SHE WAS ABLE TO WIN AT PCH.

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