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Remembering Kevin Lynch and 10 Qualities That Made Him a Very Special Leader and Friend

August 13th, 2018 · 5 Comments

Tweet To borrow a brand tagline from one of his former clients, “nobody didn’t like Kevin Lynch.” As co-owner of an agency with his wife, Kathy Baughman, Kevin entered my life 31 years ago during a business prospecting cold call shortly after I began my Chicago PR career at Sara Lee Corporation. Kevin could have […]

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Top 10 Posts of 2017–Our 10th Anniversary

December 24th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet Little did Ketchum intern Kevin Saghy realize a decade ago that the career blog he convinced his boss to write would still be around today. Indeed, Culpwrit quietly celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. After incredible runs at both Ketchum and the Chicago Cubs, that former intern announced this week he’s moving onto an important […]

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Interns are a Bargain: Pay Them Fairly

July 5th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet Gone are the days when internships for recent graduates were viewed mostly as extended educational opportunities in the real world. Today, agency interns are expected to bring already honed skills that make them immediately billable. So why haven’t intern salaries kept up with higher expectations and performance? Unfortunately, there has been snail-like movement in […]

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7 Tested And Proven Communication Pillars

March 16th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Kevin Donnellon Last week, I attended a very entertaining and enlightening presentation as part of the DePaul Graduate Program in Public Relations and Advertising. The program is run by my friend and renowned public relations pundit Ron Culp. PR Week rates his DePaul program as one of the top five over the last four […]

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Top 20 Blog Posts of 2016

December 26th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetCulpwrit begins its 10th year in 2017 as one of the leading PR blogs in most official rankings, but the measure I care most about comes from the notes and social media engagement of readers. If you haven’t done so already, please be sure to subscribe to the Culpwrit RSS feed and follow us on […]

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