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A BluePRint to Planning the Perfect Event

There is often so much to take in to consideration when planning an event that it can rapidly overwhelm you. Below is a blueprint to help you plan the perfect event, whether it is a Chapter meeting, fundraiser or networking social. 1. Get the Event Approved. When hosting an event through PRSSA or any other […]

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Campus Connections: Get Involved Early

Wake up. Answer emails. Pitch media. Approve designs. Check email again. Just a typical morning in the life of a public relations practitioner. But wait – add ‘go to class’ to the list. Though it can be tough to balance class schedules and extracurricular activities, college is the prime time to get involved and start […]

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Developing Your Chapter Through Event Planning

As any member of an organization will say, development takes time and effort; not just from executive members, but from everyone involved. Development is an ever-changing process that never ceases. If an organization reaches its goals, new ones must be set or it risks becoming stagnant.  Members may become complacent, which is one of the […]

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PRSSA One Year Later: Rachel Sprung, HubSpot

Editors Note: To honor our graduating PRSSA members, this “One Year Later” series will follow where our past members are one year after their graduation. Follow our “One Year Later” posts to inspire your members and learn from the success of past members. Current Company: HubSpot Position: Brand & Buzz Coordinator Former PRSSA Chapter: Boston […]

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Day in the Life of Government, Automotive Public Relations

When people ask what I do for a living, I usually tell them automotive or government public relations; but in reality, it’s hard to pinpoint exactly what industry I fall under. To give more insight, my career at Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago falls under the triangle of academia, automotive and government. My career involves […]

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Sail Away With Nonprofit Communications

If coordinating a benefit for an organization is difficult, coordinating a benefit in Monaco from the United States is next to impossible. But that is how I have spent recent days at SeaKeepers, the “yachting industry’s charity.” I started at the organization as an intern and quickly made the transition into a full-time employee as […]

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Real World Lessons in Media Relations

Whenever I pictured myself as a future public relations professional, I had always envisioned myself at an agency. I had never thought about doing public relations for a hospital until my internship in the media relations department at Mercy – St. John’s in Springfield, Mo. I received experience interviewing both doctors and patients, writing feature stories and news […]

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A Glimpse into Public Affairs from an Agency View

I am sure some of you are wondering what exactly a public affairs public relations professional does.  As a public relations associate at Lansing-based bi-partisan agency Lambert, Edwards & Associates (LE&A), I hope to give you a glimpse of what life is like inside the public affairs world. Generally speaking, “public affairs” means working with […]

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3 Ways to Join PRSSA/PRSA Relationship Month

Many members join PRSSA for the spectacular opportunities to network with extraordinary public relations professionals and legends in PRSA. Every October, members from both Societies come together to emphasize the importance of networking and gaining professional insight during PRSSA/PRSA Relationship Month. The good news is that it is easy for your Chapter to get involved. […]

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