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#ThisIsPublicRelations: We Are Communicators

Public relations is a term we rarely use these days. Today, public relations is more commonly referred to as “communications.” For me, communications captures what we truly do each day. We communicate.   When individuals visit our office for an interview, they often talk about their “people skills.” When we ask candidates to tell us why […]

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Hire for Attitude and Train for Skill [National Assembly Recap]

Event: PRSSA 2016 National Assembly Friday Keynote Presenter: Brandy King, Southwest Airlines, “Communications Director” Recap: Brandy King double majored in political science and communication at Texas State University, and started her career as a TV producer for a television station in Dallas. She did not originally study or practice public relations. She currently is a […]

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So You Got the Job—Now Keep It! A Guide to Getting Hired After Your Internship

Courtney Moats did what public relations students dream of doing: she was hired full-time for a company after completing that company’s internship program. She is now an assistant manager for Chevrolet Communications, following her time as a Chevrolet Communications intern. If you’re looking to snag an open position after the internship of your dreams, Courtney […]

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City Series: New York City the “Spiritual Heart” of Public Relations

Undoubtedly, you probably already have an opinion of New York City. Maybe you’ve visited and seen the tourist sights. Maybe you’ve never been but know you’d love it or hate it. Maybe you think that “Seinfeld” and “Sex And The City” are documentaries. The truth is—New York City is what you make of it. I […]

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Get Busy: The Importance of Time Management in College

Being a part of college athletics is a life changing experience. Along with the countless hours of rehabilitation, athletic advising meetings, conditioning and practice times, it is essential to find “free time” to be involved in extracurricular activities as an aspiring public relations professional. This year, I am working in athletic communications for the Division […]

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PRSA Sections Series: Corporate Communications

If you have ever wanted to know more about the different types of public relations careers straight from professionals in each area, the PRSA Sections Series is here to help. The PRSA Sections Series highlights the 14 different PRSA public relations professional interest sections. Each month, two professionals will sound off on their specific sub-category of […]

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Six Ways to Start Off on the Right Foot at Your Summer Internship

Early mornings, long days, quick lunch breaks and a whole slew of other things you didn’t expect. That’s right; you’re an intern now and no longer can you strategically schedule your classes so you don’t have to get up until noon. Internships come in all shapes and sizes. In other words, all internships are different. […]

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Day in the Life Of: Reagan Nickl Shares Graduate’s Guide to Landing Your Dream Job

Courtesy of Nickl According to Matt Prince, social media director for Taco Bell, over 50 percent of the workforce will be millennial workers by 2020. But before you start pumping your fist in the air with millennial pride, keep in mind that this isn’t necessarily good news for you and me. Along with being one […]

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City Series: Examining the Bustling Public Relations Industry of Nashville

Dynamic. Robust. Diverse. This is the public relations industry in Nashville, Tennessee. The city is well deserving of its nickname, “Music City,” inspired by its recording industry and the bounty of live music performances all around town every night. Nashville is music and so much more, and its public relations industry reflects this. It’s also […]

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Fall in Love With PRSS(bae) This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, singles awareness day or “the day before chocolate goes on sale.” Whatever you call it, this day focuses on love, adoration and over-priced dinners from restaurants with dim lighting. This year, instead of binge-watching Netflix and drowning yourself in tears, focus on the things that make you happy and the things that have […]

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