PR Advice for new Public Relations Professionals – A Prime Time PR Chat for Communications Graduates

For #PrimeTimePRchat on Tuesday we offered real advice for PR grads, on the off chance that they are not aware that PR is not all glamour and "long boozy lunches.” https://twitter.com/JuliaAngelenPR/status/1166383745978515457?s=20 We started with what public relations is not: There's no plan for daily or even weekly liquid lunches. The other marketing disciplines, such as … Continue reading PR Advice for new Public Relations Professionals – A Prime Time PR Chat for Communications Graduates

PR & Politics: When Public Relations and the World of Politics Collide for Businesses

Having worked in public affairs and for elected officials in a variety of roles, I love to watch PR and Politics collide. It happens more and more these days and senior public relations professionals have to be prepared for when (not if) their company gets plunged into a political issue. Often unintended, the results can have … Continue reading PR & Politics: When Public Relations and the World of Politics Collide for Businesses

Burnout & Toxic Stress – A Prime Time PR Chat About Mental Health in the PR Industry

Today on #PrimeTimePRchat we were lucky to have Dr. Amanda Holdsworth, APR, of @HoldsworthComm join us to offer insights on dealing with #Burnout in the communications field. Amanda recently spoke on this issue at PR Fest in June and you can learn more about her here: https://www.holdsworthcommunications.com/. I wanted to learn more about #burnout after a … Continue reading Burnout & Toxic Stress – A Prime Time PR Chat About Mental Health in the PR Industry

Media Relations – A Prime Time PR Chat About Best Practices in Media Relations

This week's Prime Time PR Chat was focused on media relations. It came from a previous chat topic on press releases and my ongoing obsession with our industry's failure to address the issues around media pitching. I was lucky to have Jered Martin from OnePitch as my guest to discuss journalist relationships. OnePitch was "created by … Continue reading Media Relations – A Prime Time PR Chat About Best Practices in Media Relations

Ethics in Public Relations – A Prime Time PR Chat About How PR Professional Associations are Approaching the Ethics Debate

Tuesday's PrimeTimePRchat was exciting because it was the first time that we were able to benefit from having a guest moderator. Mary Beth West, APR, Fellow PRSA is an inspiration and force within the public relations profession. She openly and frankly speaks about the dark side of PR -- the ongoing ethical questions that we face and … Continue reading Ethics in Public Relations – A Prime Time PR Chat About How PR Professional Associations are Approaching the Ethics Debate

Press Releases – A Prime Time PR Chat About Improving Media Outreach

Update: Since our first talk, I started to ask more direct questions. This is what I know so far... A.L. is an award-winning journalist. Awards such as the Peabody, so real awards. He works for “an innovative, credible and relevant media organization” that produces news via a website, public radio program, podcast and social media … Continue reading Press Releases – A Prime Time PR Chat About Improving Media Outreach