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Top Agencies End Unpaid Internships

May 23rd, 2019 · No Comments

Kudos to The PR Council’s 110 U.S. public relations firms for signing a new policy ending unpaid internships and urging others to do the same. Although most of the Council’s agencies already pay interns, the policy effective January 1, 2020, confirms that all member firms will pay U.S. interns at least minimum wage for their […]

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Remembering PR Legend Dominic DiFrisco

May 9th, 2019 · 1 Comment

Students in DePaul PRAD professor Marshal Goldman’s class were invited to research and write about legendary Chicago PR pro Dominic DiFrisco, who passed away last week. Here is one of their tributes. By Allegra Acosta While many people during their lifetime on earth focus on leaving their mark on the world, Dominic DiFrisco dedicated his […]

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3 Tips for Job Search Success: Differentiate, Network & Build Attention Getting Resume

April 25th, 2019 · No Comments

Before I caught my breath to write about a great visit last week to the University of Florida, the UF PRSSA chapter beat me to it. While I would have talked more about the impressive students and faculty I met during my three days in Gainesville, their post pretty much sums up the key points from my […]

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How Being a Successful Brand Ambassador Landed Me at the Final Premiere of ‘Game of Thrones’

April 11th, 2019 · 1 Comment

By Arturo Echevarria When I first accepted my role to be a brand ambassador for HBO, never in a million years would I have imagined that it would lead to me being flown out to NYC to attend the final premiere of one of the most culturally prominent shows on television. In February, the account […]

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Alabama’s Alana Doyle Defines ‘Where (Public Relations) Legends Are Made’​

April 2nd, 2019 · No Comments

I met Alana Doyle during a February visit to The University of Alabama and then recently celebrated with Alana and her beaming father as she was named PRWeek’s Outstanding Student of the Year. Here, Mark Harris, one of her proud professors, writes about her win and what it takes to excel as young leader in […]

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