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A Mentor’s Gift

The best thing to happen to anyone professionally is having someone become their mentor. I have been tremendously blessed to have three – my program co-ordinator, my first “PR employer”, and someone I work with today. These strong, brilliant and powerful women have taught me so much over the last two years that I felt […] Read more…

To my amazing class…

Hi everyone! I wanted to leave a little note for you here, on the eve of your last day at placement. First and foremost, I could not be more proud of the incredible PR professionals you have all become. Seeing your wonderful updates on this group and on your Facebook pages makes my heart skip […] Read more…

How to prepare for life after the classroom

I recently started teaching a course in the very PR program that taught me so much, and one question I’ve been hearing over and over from my students is “How can I get ahead in the field after I graduate?” While I’m far from the finished article, and am still learning new things every day, I thought […] Read more…

My Top Five Tips for Media Relations

I love media relations! This is something I never thought I would be saying, especially looking back to those days in the classroom, pitching media about a hypothetical media conference. But over the past year, my confidence (and success) in media pitching has grown exponentially, and I wanted to share my Top Five tips for all […] Read more…

Top Five PR Blogs to Follow

As part of my “professional” resolutions, I decided to go on the hunt for five PR-related blogs to follow (and read) this year. It was incredibly tough to narrow it down to only five, but here are the ones that I’ll be following, and, if you’re a public relations/communications professional, I strongly recommend you do the […] Read more…