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By: Sam Rios
One of the keys to being successful in PR is knowing what is happening in the world around you. Staying up-to-date on the news and consuming relevant information are crucial to becoming a well-rounded professional in many fields.
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By: Casey Bell
Being a “creative,” a person who has solely studied visual communication, I was anxious about working for a public relations agency with no previous public relations experience under my belt. However, since being introduced to the public relations environment, I have gradually realized how much creativity is involved in both visual communication and public relations. I have also discovered the potential that these two areas of study have in working together to become successful in the public relations world.
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By: Lauren Meichtry
Coming up with new ideas can be harder than it looks! As an artist and graphic designer I understand how real the struggle can be. But you don’t have to be an artist to be affected by creative block. Idea generation has become a necessity for staying relevant in careers including public relations. To get back on track, use these six helpful tips for the days when you sit in front of a blank sheet of paper or an empty screen:
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By: Patrice Berry
A PR agency has a responsibility to improve their client’s public perception. That is what it is getting paid to do. Keeping that in mind, it is also important that the agency upholds a set of ethical principles. Not only for the sake of its own public perception, but to maintain a healthy, internal company culture.
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By: Callie Ross-Smith
Two responses always come up when I tell people that I am studying public relations. The first comes from people who have just met me or who do not know me well:
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By: Yaritza Ayon
Offices more often than not require their employees to dress business professional when they’re working. Here’s some ways to be creative and stylish with your professional wardrobe. It’s good to express ourselves through our clothing even when there’s restrictions, it shows one’s creativity and personality.
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By: Roberto Burgos
Soccer has been a big part of my life for as long as I can remember. I’ve always loved the sport. I learned how to control the ball, dribble through defenders and shoot with precision but I also learned many other skills that have helped me adapt to the PR industry.
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By: Kimberly Volkov
Have you ever struggled with talking to a designer or had trouble with them understanding your vision? This blog is intended to help clients understand and provide what is needed for designers. There is a need for clear communication, understanding and information about the project before starting any design. This will help any client or designer before any project.
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By: Natalie Matheny
Before being introduced to AP Style writing, I was unaware of all the mistakes I was making in my work. Taking a copy editing class and learning about editing marks and grammar rules has really changed the way I take my time to write a good quality piece. By learning the ways of the AP Style guide, I have gained more confidence in my professional writing.
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By: Nick Denton
As college students, we often procrastinate assignments because we think we have the time. As journalism students, we are always working toward a deadline. On multiple occasions I have left a big assignment until the night before it was due and I have never failed to get it done, these results reinforced the idea that this practice was okay.
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