Chris Crabb oral history interview, June 2, 2016.
From Christoffer Petersen on June 7th, 2016
Chris Crabb is the executive director of the Oregon Brewers Festival and owner of the public relations firm Crabbsoup. In this interview, she discusses her work as a public relations manager of multiple beer-related accounts, emphasizing the advent of social media and the importance—and enjoyment—of forging local networks. Having been involved with the Oregon Brewers Festival for more than twenty years, Crabb also offers insight regarding the organization and atmosphere of the popular event. Crabb likewise recounts the cultural climates of Portland and Eugene during her adolescent and collegiate years. The interview was conducted by Tiah Edmunson-Morton on June 2, 2016 at the City of Portland Archives and Records Management office, and is a component of the Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives, Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Oregon State University Libraries.