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PR News Recap- August 2020

August 2020 is upon us. Students are heading back to class, Wendy’s is podcasting, TikTok might be banned, IKEA is forgetting to check their ad copy and KFC is no longer “Finger Lickin’ good.” The August 2020 edition of PR News Recap from PRSSA is here, this time featuring recaps from members of the Publications […]

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PR News Recap- July 2020

July has been another busy month for the communications profession. The industry continues to respond to calls for increased diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as adapts to the new surge in COVID-19 cases. As the second half of 2020 begins, here are some quick news pieces from the communications industry as well as my […]

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Doughnut Lose Customers: Krispy Kreme Pandemic PR

What drives thousands of graduates, including high school senior Ashleigh Panton, to voluntarily trade the comfort of home for drive-through traffic during quarantine? The Krispy Kreme Grad Dozen. On May 19, 2020, Krispy Kreme gifted the “Grad Dozen” to high school and college graduates when they visited with their cap and gown or other senior […]

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PR News Recap-June 2020

June has been a very active month for the public relations industry and society as a whole. The ongoing protests following the death of George Floyd have led to a movement that has forced companies and audiences alike to stop what they are doing, listen, and take a stand. This in addition to the ongoing […]

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PR Roundup – January 2019

January was a very busy month in the public relations world. But to start off, we would like to pay homage to Southwest founder and CEO, Herb Kelleher, who passed away on Jan. 3, 2019. Kelleher started the business with a bang, and a phenomenal public relations stunt, fighting a copyright claim with an arm-wrestling […]

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Four Tips From Recruiters to Secure Your Next Internship

Recruiters and human resources staff are often overlooked but are vital to a career in public relations. For many companies, these are the people who decide if your résumé is “worth” sending on to the desired internal teams. For this reason, it is important to network with these professionals when you’re at PRSSA, PRSA or […]

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Six Steps to Be a PR Superstar

For those of us looking for a public relations career in the near future, we need to establish ourselves. However, everyone starts on a different level, and everyone brings his or her own skills. So, how do you get ahead? Here are six key steps to reaching your future dream job. 1. Intern Internships are […]

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Are you the right candidate for a future position?

Lee Bush from Elon University recently wrote an article about the abundance of entry-level candidates and how students can set themselves apart. She discusses the benefits of internships and the hands-on experience students can glean from student-run agency opportunities.  Read the entire article on the PR News website, and then let us know how you have benefitted from your experience in a student-run agency. What […]

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