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City Series: Washington, D.C. Boasts More Than Public Affairs and Healthcare Opportunities

For someone who never planned to make a home in the Washington, D.C., metro area, I’ve been here an awful long time — 12 years and counting. Here’s a secret: D.C. was never high on my list of places to live. I had nothing against it, it simply didn’t make it onto my radar screen. […]

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PRSA Sections Series: Passion, Loyalty and Ethics are Key in Public Affairs and Government Public Relations

The Public Affairs and Government (PAG) Section of PRSA provides training and resources relevant to communicators in all levels of government and branches of the military, as well as those at counseling firms, corporations and associations who are responsible for communicating with various audiences on public policy or public safety issues. This Sections Series article […]

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Never Stop Learning: Another Lesson at the MSU 2014 PRSSA Regional Conference

The Michigan State University Public Relations Student Society of America Chapter kicked off Electing Excellence: Public Relations in Government and Politics, a Regional Conference hosted at the MSU Union on Saturday, Feb. 8. MSU PRSSA welcomed public relations professionals and PRSSA Chapters from Wayne State, Eastern Michigan University, and Illinois State University. While attending my […]

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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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A Day in the Life of Government PR

Working public affairs for the U.S. Air Force at entry level is very interesting. I am part of the P.A.L.A.C.E. Acquire program, which is a paid management internship program that offers you a permanent position upon completion of training. At a major command, you must rotate through community relations, media operations and internal information, which […]

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