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2014 Job Outlook: Career in PR Tops The List

January 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments

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, the […]

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Not The Vacation I Planned, But Still Educational

January 9th, 2014 · No Comments

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 this […]

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Tweet Flap Reminds Us To Think Before Tweeting

December 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

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 was […]

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4 Tips for PR Pros Working With Journalists

July 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

  Last week, BPRS (Black Public Relations Society of Chicago) and NABJ (National Association of Black Journalists) hosted a panel entitled “The Ties That Bind” addressing the ever-relevant topic of how journalists and PR professionals can best work together. In an inspired move, the panel was comprised entirely of speakers who had worked in both […]

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Digital Etiquette Isn’t Just for Millennials

April 1st, 2013 · No Comments

I joined a colleague for lunch last week and we both put our PDAs on the table as we ordered. When he answered his iPhone, I used that opportunity to check my messages. We finished eating with only a couple additional interruptions, but I received a text message as we were leaving the restaurant. I looked at […]

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