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‘Living Legends’ Offer Career Tips to PR Students

October 7th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetNearly 1,000 students woke up early Sunday morning in hip-and-happening Austin, Texas to have breakfast with some 30 PR pros and educators. What followed was a panel discussion where two “living legends” offered advice on how to turn college experiences into successful careers. University of Alabama senior Maret Montanari led the advice-rich conversation with Ray Kotcher and Cheryl Procter-Rogers, APR, […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Future Leaders

Goal for Eternal Students: ‘Fall’ Into Something New

October 2nd, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet By Sarah Dougherty When was the last time you did something for the first time? I’m both quoting a country song by Darius Rucker and genuinely asking. With the back-to-school feeling in the air and fall upon us, it’s difficult not to think about the “night before class” jitters and wonder about what lessons […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Guest Post

Page Honorees Cite Important Leadership Traits Ranging From Courage to Active Listening

October 1st, 2018 · No Comments

TweetNearly 300 chief communications officers, agency heads and educators met in Washington, DC last week for the 35th annual Page conference. Under the conference theme “Purpose, Policy & Protest: The Role of the Corporation on Social Issues,” the group discussed pressures facing businesses and CCOs in responding to increasing stakeholder expectations for corporate purpose and […]

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A Tutorial in Mentorship from an Emerging Leader

September 24th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet Meet Eric Winkfield, public affairs manager at Pepco, an Exelon-owned utility company that provides service to customers in Washington, D.C. and to surrounding communities in Maryland. Eric will receive this year’s Emerging Leader at the ninth annual Milestones in Mentoring gala on Oct. 26. Eric received his undergraduate degree in PR from Florida A&M […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Careers · Future Leaders · Mentorship

So You’re a PR Pro Who Wants to Write a Novel? Six Tips to Make It Happen

September 18th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet By Rita Dragonette One of the most prevalent aspirations of public relations professionals is to—someday—write a novel. It makes sense: we have a facility with language, know its power, love words, and may even have started out as English majors with publishing dreams in our pockets. Though a really solid, beautifully written story is […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Guest Post