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Career Highlight: DePaul Wins ‘Oscar of PR’

March 16th, 2018 · 7 Comments

TweetSeven years ago I switched careers. Gave up the “big bucks” of corporate and agency life to join academia as instructor and professional director of the graduate PR and advertising program at DePaul University. It was the greatest career decision of my life. And I’ve always believed that–even before last night when our program was named PRWeek’s Education Program of […]

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Tags: Careers · Day in the Life

Future PR Leaders Step Up to the Challenge at Plank Center Case Study Competition

November 17th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Asa McCormick In early October, I received a phone call from Johnny Sparks, chairman of the Department of Journalism at Ball State University.  After a brief conversation, Dr. Sparks informed me I was selected to attend a conference with The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations. Despite my limited knowledge about the program […]

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Know When You’re On Thin Ice At Work

October 25th, 2017 · 1 Comment

TweetWhile most Culpwrit readers are in early stages of their careers, I heard this morning from a veteran PR pro who insisted that I call your attention to The Wall Street Journal article by Sue Shellenbarger. He said reading this article earlier in his career may have helped him avoid getting fired from his first two jobs. […]

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Building Confidence: Key to Intern Success

August 28th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Stephany Rodas Under fluorescent lighting surrounded by blue-tinted walls, I nervously sat in a studio room preparing for my first Facebook Live interview at Teen Vogue. It was my first media interview representing a client and truth be told, I was not ready for it. Sure, I had been well-versed in the client product […]

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Hi, @TheRealWorld. It’s Me, @SarahGDougherty

August 24th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Tweet By Sarah Dougherty It felt like it was time for a new challenge. I had checked all the boxes, written the thank-you notes and done what I thought was the best I could do to have a fulfilling college experience. The summer internships, the PRSSA activities and conferences, and professional development opportunities had led […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Day in the Life · Future Leaders · Guest Post