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Completing the Public Relations Bucket List

Like many students around the nation right now, I can’t believe I’m in my last semester of college. Time sure does fly, but I honestly didn’t feel the clock ticking until I became an active member of PRSSA. As a PRSSA member, I started to learn the things that I will take with me into […]

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Attempted CNBC Bribe Reveals Honesty’s Importance in Public Relations

Recently, CNBC revealed a public relations agent’s disturbing attempt to bribe a CNBC employee. The pitch went something like this: I would be asking you to include our clients in stories you’re working on (assuming there’s a natural fit), or pitch your editors on new stories that include discussion of our clients. We’re not looking […]

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Blind PRSSA Member Discusses Her Journey, Challenges in the Public Relations Industry

When many hear the term diversity, they jump straight to the category of race or other cultural identifiers. However, many times we don’t think about those affected by physical disabilities. I was fortunate to meet and spend an afternoon with Sena Pottackle, while I was volunteering at the PRSSA 2014 National Conference in Washington, D.C. […]

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Exploring Diversity in Light of Public Relations

From education to the workforce and beyond, diversity plays a critical role in the world today.  But what are the factors of diversity, and how has diversity changed in public relations over the years? Jason Mollica, public relations and marketing consultant as well as president of JRM Comm, Inc., began his career in television and […]

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How To Incorporate Diversity Into Your Chapter Programming This Month

Happy Diversity Month! During November, PRSSA National will be providing many opportunities to join in on the conversation, but the learning doesn’t stop there. Here are a few ways to incorporate diversity into your Chapter meetings: Be sure to think holistically about diversity. When considering potential programming ideas during Diversity Month, it’s important to first […]

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Time is Key Variable in PRSA/PRSSA Relationship Formula

As we come to the end of PRSA/PRSSA Relationship Month, I think it’s appropriate to look at those factors that hinder a Chapters’ ability to establish and maintain a close relationship with its parent Chapters and offer some thoughts on how to overcome those factors. I don’t know if time is the most important variable […]

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Why You Should ‘Date’ Your Mentor

Where are all the good mentors hiding? There are networking events, but how do you know if the established professional you’re interested in is looking for a mentee, or even ready for a mentorship? There are professional organizations that boast matching programs based on your interests and aspirations, but you’re looking for a deeper connection […]

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October 2014 “Progressions Writing Prompt”

Have you ever wanted to contribute to a blog but were unsure what to write about? Participate in “Progressions Writing Prompts,” a monthly writing exercise and contest held by PRSSA to enhance your skills and have the opportunity to get your personal blog recognized nationally. The October 2014 writing prompt is as follows: “How do […]

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September “Ethics and PRSSA” Twitter Chat Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated in our September 2014 Twitter Chat, “Ethics and PRSSA.” Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, Vice President of Advocacy Eric Winkfield and Vice President of Public Relations Ethan Parry (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for leading the conversation. Join us on Oct. 7 at 9 p.m. ET for the next […]

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How Millennials Can Use Social Media Effectively for Work

We all know most Millennials are social media savvy. Whether you are on the metro, street or at a restaurant, I am sure you have seen a young person updating their status or posting a picture. Did you know social media translates into a needed skill? Some wonder how hard can it be to tweet […]

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