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Pitching Best Practices

One of the most nerve-wracking moments in a student’s or young professional’s career is pitching. As young professionals we often have to pitch many things. Think about it — you get to an interview and you are given a sample product that you have 20 minutes to prepare a pitch for the interviewer. Maybe you […]

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Running Into the Public Relations Industry

School, internships, friends, family and life are not always easy and often must to choose between the difficult path or the easy one. Most would choose what is easy because it requires less time and effort — but where is the reward in that? Oftentimes people will tell you to choose the easy way because, […]

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November Twitter Chat Recap — Perfecting Your Prose: Best Practices for Writing in PR

Thank you to everyone who participated in our writing focused Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, Mary Deming Barber, APR, Fellow PRSA (tweeting from @mdbarber), PRSSA National Publications Editor in Chief Krista Watson (tweeting from @watson_krista) and Vice President of Public Relations Joshua Lachica (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Please […]

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Twitter Chat Recap — Chapter Chat: Best Practices for Chapter Success

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Chapter development focused Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, PRSSA National Vice President of Chapter Development Gary Bridgens (tweeting from @garingiscaring) and Vice President of Public Relations Nolan Miles (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Please be on the lookout for next month’s Twitter chat! […]

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Every Great Leader Starts with a Mentor: Kick Off PRSSA/PRSA Relationship Month by Jump-Starting Your Mentorship Program

Let’s face it: No one has ever reached success alone. According to articles in publications like Forbes and Small Business BC, Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of Facebook, was not alone. During the creation of the famous social media site, Steve Jobs mentored him. Jobs taught Zuckerberg to focus on high quality and the overall meaning […]

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How to Plan an Agency Tour

Going on agency tours is a fantastic way to expose yourself to local, regional or national businesses in order to get a feel for what life is like post-grad. Fellow Chapter leaders share best practices so you, too, can plan a memorable agency tour for your Chapter: We began planning our agency visit three months […]

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Collaborating With PRSA

One of the cool parts of my job as National President is my responsibility to work with PRSA. In June, I attended the PRSA Leadership Rally on behalf of PRSSA. Connecting with PRSA leaders from around the country made me realize that PRSA Chapter leaders share many of the same challenges and goals as PRSSA […]

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Working Together: Belmont PRSSA and Nashville PRSA

Below is a guest post from Sarah Norton, PRSSA Chapter President at Belmont University. Belmont is a past recipient of the Teahan Award for Outstanding PRSA/PRSSA Chapter Relationship. As many of you know, October is the month that PRSSA Chapters try to highlight their relationship with the PRSA Chapter(s) near them. But the most successful […]

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