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Seeing New York as a Future Pro, Not Tourist

December 19th, 2018 · No Comments

At the end of the fall term, DePaul University students majoring in public relations, advertising and journalism descended on New York for visits to agencies, corporations and news organizations. PRAD graduate student Alexandria Jones recaps her impressions of the Big Apple.‎ By Alexandria Jones New York City had a tough pitch to sell me. Its […]

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3 Reasons You Should Shadow a PR Pro

December 13th, 2018 · 4 Comments

By Rayce Patterson At one point, I thought I wanted to be a surgeon (they make great money!), so I decided to shadow a family friend. After watching doctors in masks cut pieces of bone and goo out of patients’ knees while listening to pop music…I decided I no longer wanted to be a surgeon. […]

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A PR Pro’s Guide to Surviving Holiday Small Talk

November 28th, 2018 · No Comments

By McClelland Schilling The holidays are right around the corner, and I can practically smell the evergreen and home-cooked meals. But as my desire for eggnog and gift exchanges grows, so does my anxiety at the thought of holiday small talk. “When do you graduate?” “Have you found a job yet?” “Are you dating anyone?” […]

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One Year Later: What I Have Learned in PR

August 8th, 2018 · 2 Comments

By Lexi Holden July 27th was my one year work anniversary at Allison+Partners and I am so proud to say I work at this agency. In just one year, I have been involved with numerous new business pitches, traveled to different cities, met my colleagues across the nation, and have continued to better myself in […]

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David Ogilvy’s Janitor

July 12th, 2018 · No Comments

By Rhett Ahlander “You should do standup comedy.” This is the response you’d get if you told me I’d end up at Ogilvy. Ogilvy is one of the oldest and largest advertising agencies in the world. David Ogilvy founded the company in 1948 in New York City. Some of its biggest clients include Coca-Cola, Dove, […]

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