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Celebrity Focused PR [National Conference Recap]

Session: Celebrity Focused Public Relations Presenter: Rita Tateel, President, The Celebrity Source Recap: Rita Tateel, president of The Celebrity Source, presented the Celebrity Focused Public Relations session at the Public Relations Student Society of America 2017 National Conference. She began by providing us with a definition for the term celebrity and described how many celebrities […]

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How Social Media Addictions Strain Relationships with College Students

While walking on a college campus, it has become far more common to see people walking around with a smartphone in their hand rather than a textbook. With apps such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter, social media has become a major part of college students’ lives.   As we approach the holiday season, some […]

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PRSA Sections Series: Pros Comment on Challenges, Benefits of Entertainment and Sports PR

If you have ever wanted to know more about the different types of public relations careers straight from professionals, then the PRSA Sections Series is here to help. The PRSA Sections Series highlights the 14 different PRSA Professional Interest Sections. Each month, professionals will answer questions about their specific subcategory of the industry. Our seventh […]

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Get Off the Bench: Sports Public Relations [National Conference Session Recap]

Event: Get Off the Bench: Sports Public Relations Presenter(s):  Beth Marshall, Senior Director of Public Relations, Atlanta Braves Nzinga Shaw, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Atlanta Hawks Rebecca Timms, Senior Manager, Communications, United Entertainment Group, a DJE Company Recap: For fans, sports often only last for a season; for active and aspiring sports public relations […]

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What the Hollywood Under the Oaks Taught Me About Finding Your Entertainment PR Niche

PRSSA at LSU allowed aspiring public relations practitioners to walk down the red carpet March 21–23 when the Chapter hosted a Regional Conference entitled Hollywood Under the Oaks. The conference was held “under the oaks” of LSU’s campus with a theme inspired by the booming entertainment industry in Louisiana. Friday night all attendees were welcomed […]

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Entertainment Public Relations Enthralls and Entices PRSSA Students [National Conference]

Editor’s Note: The PRSSA 2013 National Conference was in Philadelphia from October 25-29. All National Conference posts can be found here. Tammy Golihew, senior vice president, publicity, and Jeff Tobler, director, worldwide TV publicity from Warner Bros, and Damian Holbrook, senior writer from TV Guide Magazine did an amazing job reaching out to PRSSA students and making them […]

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5 Tips from a Past National Conference Attendee

Nothing is more exciting than traveling and meeting new people, especially when you are alongside more than a thousand other people who love the public relations profession just as much as you do. In 2009, I attended the PRSSA National Conference in San Diego, where I got my first inside look into the industry. Two […]

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