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August Reading Round Up — Diversity, Podcasts, Crisis Communication and the fall issue of FORUM

The fall semester has started, which means staying up-to-date on current events and industry news is more difficult. Luckily, the Progressions monthly reading roundup has all of the latest news and trends in one place. Here are eight interesting articles you may have missed this month. 5 common grammar pitfalls Author: Steve Vittorioso Publication: PR […]

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February Twitter Chat Recap — New Professionals Chat

Thank you to everyone who participated in our new professionals Twitter chat Thursday evening. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, Laura Daronatsy (tweeting from @lauradaronatsy), Andrea Gils (tweeting from @andreagils) and Vice President of Public Relations Josh Lachica (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account), for guiding the conversation. Please be on the lookout for next month’s Twitter chat! [View the story […]

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May Twitter Chat “The Next Step” Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated in our May PRSSA Twitter Chat! This was our final chat for this school year and chats will resume in August. Since this was our last Twitter Chat for the year the recap is a little longer, but it is filled with outstanding advice from our participants and co-hosts. […]

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A Look into Fashion PR

My Experience Ever since I can remember, I have been interested in fashion. I was introduced to public relations in a high school speech class and became immediately and immensely intrigued. During freshman orientation at Auburn, I learned that public relations is a growing field in the fashion industry, so I picked up a major […]

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A Day in the Life of Tourism Public Relations

As a public relations professional in the tourism industry, I handle the communications for Hotel Valley Ho, a AAA four-diamond hotel in downtown Scottsdale, Ariz. My daily activities include several traditional and nontraditional public relations tasks such as: Coordinating Writer Visits We frequently have journalists visit and then write about the hotel. They either contact […]

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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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Four Tips for the Transition from Student to Professional

Leaving college life and transitioning into the professional world can be a daunting process. I know this from experience because I am currently searching for job opportunities and getting ready to transition into the “real world.” That being said, I have a few ideas for getting ahead in the industry. The key to success is […]

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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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Stay Connected with PRSA Beyond October

This is the last of five posts relating to PRSSA/PRSA Relationship Month. First, we gave advice on how to participate in Relationship Month. We then invited a member of the PRSA New Pros to give advice on social networking. Then, we gave advice where you can find a mentor. Last week, Sarah Norton from Belmont […]

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