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Top Educator Awards Go to PR Leaders

August 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

TweetTwo friends and public relations leaders received well-deserved recognition for their significant contributions to education during last week’s annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in Montreal. Frank Ovaitt, president and CEO of the Institute for Public Relations (IPR), received the Gerald Sass Distinguished Service Award, presented by the Association of […]

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Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Jack Koten

April 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tweet The life of public relations legend Jack Koten was celebrated by family and friends last Saturday at a memorial service on the campus of his beloved alma mater, North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Jack, who passed away in early January, was a friend and mentor to many, including me. Jack was a visionary leader […]

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2014 Job Outlook: Career in PR Tops The List

January 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Tweet If you’re a newspaper reporter, or dream of landing a job in this field, you may want to consider other options as the career takes the dreaded “prize” as the absolute worst job in the nation for 2013. The reason? “Ever-shrinking newsrooms, dwindling budgets and competition from Internet businesses,” according to CareerCast.com. For 2014, […]

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Not The Vacation I Planned, But Still Educational

January 9th, 2014 · No Comments

Tweet Little did I know when we escaped Chicago before the polar vortex hit last week that our cruise of the Western Caribbean would turn into a mini-case study of good communication and crisis management. No, the engine on the Seven Seas Navigator still works as do our toilets. What isn’t working is the weather.  I’m not writing […]

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Tweet Flap Reminds Us To Think Before Tweeting

December 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

Tweet This past weekend’s Internet frenzy around an ignorant tweet by an alleged PR professional is a wake up call to pay more attention to our social media manners. In case you missed the flap, Justine Sacco was on a layover in London en route to South Africa when she posted an offensive tweet. While she […]

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