Advice From a 94-Year-Old Veteran of the Military and Public Affairs

PRSay

I’ve had many opportunities in my 20-plus years in public relations, and plenty of stories to go with them. Air Force, where he spent most of his career in public affairs. Then, after his liberation from the Stalag Luft I prisoner of war camp, he spent 41 years in public affairs. The longer you keep giving out tidbits, the longer you will remain in the public eye. Learn everything you can about what they’re doing internally and externally.

For PR Agencies, Does Cannes Really Matter?

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The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity – the Oscars of the advertising business – was held last week, and apparently it was a big disappointment for the public relations industry, which won fewer awards than in previous years. The other reason is that for many PR agencies, Cannes simply hasn’t been on the radar, except when a client is a sponsor or honoree. The problem is, the work is often led by ad agencies.

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What Clients Really Want From A PR Agency

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What do clients really want from their PR agency ? The meeting was hosted by PROI partner agency Jackson Spalding , who tapped clients from three notable companies: Scott Williamson, VP Public Affairs & Communications of Coca-Cola North America; Betsy Talton, Director of Corporate Communications, Delta Air Lines, and Amanda Hannah, Manager, External Communications, Chick-fil-A. “I want my agency to offer things I didn’t know I needed.”

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International Conference Preview: Frank X. Shaw Talks Diversity, Disruption and 10 Years at Microsoft

PRSay

In anticipation of his keynote address at PRSA’s 2019 International Conference in San Diego on Oct. I worked for my school newspaper, and when I joined the Marines I was a public affairs officer. How did your time in the Marine Corps prepare you for agency and corporate life? Then there’s the specific technical skills of media relations and internal communications. And all those things come into play at an agency.

PR rising in Africa rising

Stuart Bruce

Stuart Bruce speaking on digital and social media in PR at the World Conference on PR in Emerging Economies at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. Those were just some of the amazing statistics I learned when I spoke about digital and social media in PR at the first ever World Conference on PR in Emerging Economies held at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.

Why can’t employee communications be exciting?

PR Daily

PepsiCo Foods’ Joan Cetera chips away at outdated notions of internal comms. From disseminating information on availability of PPE and hand sanitizers to office closings and virtual town halls, Cetera and her team have produced an unprecedented amount of internal and external content.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2020 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards finalists

PR Daily

Annual Report, Beloit Health System with Chartwell Agency. National Internal Medicine Day, American College of Physicians. Tahoe Treasures, The Abbi Agency. Forever Global Rally 2019, Forever Living Products International. Back To Whole, Rachel Kay Public Relations.

50 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Public Affairs Specialist , DC Dept. of Public Works, Washington, DC – apply by Jan. Public Affairs Specialist , FEMA, Washington, DC – apply by Jan. Public Information Officer 2 , Ohio State Highway Patrol, Franklin County, OH – apply by Jan. Public Affairs Specialist , US Agency for International Development, Washington, DC – apply by Jan.

Announcing Ragan and PR Daily’s 2018 ACE Awards finalists

PR Daily

We called upon the best individual practitioners, in-house teams and agencies in marketing and communications for our 2018 ACE Awards—and you delivered. Government Communications or Government Public Affairs Professional. Chris Floore, assistant to the county manager, public affairs at Macon-Bibb County. Internal Communications Professional. Kevin Cary, internal communications lead at EPRI. Public Relations Professional. AGENCY DIVISION.

Announcing Ragan & PR Daily’s 2017 Ace Awards finalists

PR Daily

The 2017 Ace Awards honor individuals, in-house teams and agencies in communications and marketing. Peyton Woodson Cooper, internal communications manager at LBJ Hospital. Peyton Woodson Cooper, internal communications manager at LBJ Hospital. Christopher Boyle, director of public relations at Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group Inc. Internal Communications Professional. Peyton Woodson Cooper, internal communications manager at LBJ Hospital. PR Agency.

Can corporate communications stay in the spotlight post-COVID?

PR Daily

After a year of intense disruption, engagement with brands from both internal and external audiences has risen dramatically. Harboring dreams of Cannes Lions and huge marketing budgets, agencies pivoted resources toward consumer marketing. Corporate affairs became fashionable again.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2020 Nonprofit PR Awards finalists

PR Daily

Public Affairs, Washington University in St. Public Affairs, Washington University in St. Shining a Light on Child Sex Trafficking in the US, RoseComm for Shared Hope International. The National Headache Foundation, The Motion Agency. Digital Publication.

Should Public Relations Change Its Name?

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A few years ago I dropped in on a client’s booth at an industry conference, and the company CEO introduced me – the founder of his company’s public relations agency – as the “publicist.” Each offers its own nuances, with “public affairs” implying government relations or legislative goals and “corporate communications” referring to all internal and external communications activities as a management function.

Miranda Dini Appointed Global Healthcare Lead for AVENIR GLOBAL

Shift Communications

The Canadian-headquartered independent firm, which has built a global powerhouse of specialist healthcare communications agencies, sets itself apart by encouraging all of its agencies to work closely together, providing the best possible teams to service clients. Public Relations

3 major types of financial statements comms pros should know

PR Daily

public companies are required to prepare and release their financial statements on a quarterly basis. Beiser previously served as the CCO for Kaiser Permanente, Hilton Hotels and Discover Financial Services, as well as in senior agency positions.

Weighing the choice between grad school or entering the workforce

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us for our Speechwriters & Public Affairs Virtual Conference ]. I’ve been interning with Belle Communication, a digital public relations firm, since September, and I’ve been able to extensively grow my PR and communication skills.

59 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Airport Public Affairs Assistant , City of Long Beach, Long Beach, CA – apply by Mar. Associate Director of Government Affairs (frequent travel to DC), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Director, Public Relations & Marketing with Bloomberg School for Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Creative Marketing Writer , ICF International, Fairfax, VA.

Nickerson’s Paul Doyle: ‘There’s work to be done and great stories to tell’

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us for our Speechwriters & Public Affairs Virtual Conference ]. Doyle: Nickerson is a very process driven agency. One of the platforms we rely on both internally and in a client-facing capacity is Asana.

Why corporate communicators should abandon PowerPoint – and how to do it

PR Daily

Without Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other digital systems, collaboration among remote workers, employers, agencies and clients today would be nearly impossible. RELATED: Join Ragan's Communications Leadership Council, exclusively for leaders in employee and internal communications ].

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

CoverMyMeds is searching for a public relations specialist in Columbus, Ohio. Global senior internal communications manager—International Rescue Committee (New York). Public relations specialist—LEGOLAND California (California). Marketing and public relations coordinator—UC Health (Colorado). Public relations director—No Limit Agency (Illinois). Public relations manager—Grammarly (California). PR intern (Chicago)—The Havas Group (Illinois).

80 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Public Engagement Coordinator , Jefferson County Public Health, Golden, CO – apply by Oct. Public Information Officer , Maricopa County Dept. Public Affairs Specialist , Patent & Trademark Office, Washington, DC – apply by Oct. Congressional Affairs Analyst , US Marshals Service, Washington, DC – apply by Oct. Content Coordinator , Care International, Atlanta, GA.

64 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Senior Policy Advisor, International Appointments , British Embassy, New York, NY – apply by Nov. Public Affairs & Events Associate, School of International Affairs , George Washington University, Washington, DC. Public Affairs Specialist , Metrolink/ Southern California Regional Rail Authority, Los Angeles, CA. Public Relations Jobs

New federal audit probes ‘PR and propaganda’ spending

PR Daily

All they wanted to do is refine their agency’s messaging. The agency—which operates within the Department of Health and Human Services— has raised red flags about the amount of taxpayer dollars the government shells out for “PR, advertising and propaganda.” (Yes, Also noteworthy is that SAMSHA submitted a fiscal 2016 budget request for $16 million for “public awareness and support.” government is now the “second largest public relations firm in the world.”.

66 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Special Assistant to the Director of Communications (Job ID: 1700306), International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC – apply by Mar. Director, Government Relations & Public Policy (PDF), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rockville, MD. Franklin Fellow , Agency for International Development, Washington, DC or New York, NY – apply by Mar. Public Relations Jobs

How PR pros see 2021 as a year of opportunity for DE&I

PR Daily

Rachel Noerdlinger, managing director at Mercury Public Affairs , offers “equity” as an example of a word that must be clearly defined to ensure progress in the workplace. And how are you doing things internally, not just externally?”. The internal work is harder.

The Changing Face of Public Relations in Government; Off Script #30: Merritt Allen of Vox Optima

Sword and the Script

Incidentally, her arrival at her first duty station in the Philippines coincided with a volcanic eruption and, in need of communications help, her commanding officer reassigned her to public affairs. 1) Vox Optima Your business seems to do a lot of work with federal government agencies. What are the biggest challenges such agencies face in strategic communications? . Internal communication, in particular, has gotten easier with the digital revolution.

Why you should target potential clients at a Ragan event

PR Daily

But why do vendors, agencies and consultants want to be there? Sponsors meet managers, directors, VPs and department heads in corporate communications, public affairs, HR communications, digital marketing, employee communications, public relations, marketing, social media and many other fields. February 1-2, 2017 – Miami, FL – Hosted by Florida International University. Internal Communications Best Practices.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

This statistic isn’t difficult to believe if you network in public relations and marketing circles. About one in four agency owners has at least one paid employee, according to the Pew analysis. There are lots of opportunities in working for a smaller PR agency. You’ll probably have more contact with the CEO than you would at a larger agency, and that can give you valuable insight. See what else we have in this week’s openings: Internal communications manager.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

PR account director—The Mint Agency (Canada). Public relations manager—Qualtrics (Utah). Director of global public affairs, digital—SC Johnson (Wisconsin). PR intern—health practice—Edelman (United Kingdom). Consumer public relations manager—Whole Foods Market (Texas). Eighty-five years ago today, the manufacturing, selling and distribution of alcohol was once again legal in the U.S. That’s right, folks. On Dec.

PR Generalists versus Specialists: which will the future of PR require?

Media Bullseye

Examples include PR professionals who work exclusively with companies in the energy, healthcare, or consumer goods sectors, or who specialize in crisis communications, internal comms, or public affairs work. For public affairs work, specialization means a solid understanding of not only the legislative process—which is a given—but also an understanding of overarching governmental dynamics, such as what other issues facing a state or district could impact a policy outcome.

41 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Public Affairs Specialist/Web Operations Coordinator , Administrative Office of the US Courts, Washington, DC – apply by July 26. Public Affairs Specialist , Castaic Lake Water Agency, Santa Clarita, CA – apply by Aug. Marketing/Public Relations Specialist , City and County of Denver, Denver, CO – apply by July 26. Senior Public Information Officer , Dept.

Why you should target potential clients at a Ragan event

PR Daily

But why do vendors, agencies and consultants want to be there? Sponsors meet managers, directors, VPs and department heads in corporate communications, public affairs, HR communications, digital marketing, employee communications, public relations, marketing, social media and many other fields. Internal Communications Best Practices.

Remembering Dr Roger Hayes

Stephen Waddington

The public relations industry has lost one of its foremost thinkers and doers. Six intellectual public relations heavyweights have been a huge influence on my professional career and personal life over the past decade. She continues to push thinking and innovation in teaching in public relations. Roger’s career spanned 40 years, working in journalism, strategic communications and public affairs. Steve and I built and sold two agencies.

69 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Publications Officer , Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, DC. Public Relations Coordinator , City of Lynchburg Water Resources Dept., Public Relations Specialist , Timberland Regional Library, Tumwater, Washington – apply by Apr. Public Relations Manager , Associations International, Lexington, KY. Government Affairs Analyst , Western Growers, Washington, DC.

63 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Communications Specialist, School of Public Health , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Chief, Strategic Communications (US citizenship required), National Security Agency, Fort George G. Director of Communications , US Commission on International Religious Freedom, Washington, DC – apply by Jan. Manager, Federal Affairs/Transportation , AAA, Washington, DC.

5 “Founding Fathers” Of PR

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As Father’s Day approaches, it’s a good time to remember the legendary figures who shaped modern public relations. It’s fascinating to chart the growth of public relations over the last century by looking at those who had the vision to create the industry. Bernays gets top billing as PR’s “father” A nephew of Freud, Edward Bernays (1891-1995) “invented” modern PR and coined the term “public relations.”

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Behind the Headlines With Kathy Jeavons

Cision

Kathy Jeavons, senior vice president of public affairs at Story Partners, a Washington, D.C. strategic public affairs firm, is no stranger to the constant change in PR. It’s probably more accurate, though, to say I started five years earlier when I joined the White House Office of Communications as Associate Director for Public Liaison. . What do you hope to accomplish in your new role as senior vice president of public affairs at Story Partners?

Marriott, Norwegian Air and more announce layoffs; Target, other chains offer special hours for at-risk shoppers, and EU asks Netflix to slow streaming

PR Daily

Also: More than half of all employees are preparing for job cuts, a PR agency offers its wire service for free, the importance of executive communication, and more. Marriott International said it is furloughing tens of thousands of its workers, some who will be laid off.

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50 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Digital Media Coordinator with Center for Business & Public Policy (part-time), Georgetown University, Washington, DC – apply by June 29. Project Manager, Public Affairs , AAA, Washington, DC. Director of Government Affairs , AARP, Washington, DC. Government Affairs Senior Policy Analyst , Environmental Working Group, Washington, DC. Public Relations Jobs

Announcing PR Daily’s 2018 Media Relations Awards finalists

PR Daily

Beyond Ad Trade: Elevating The Trade Desk as a Key Player in the Media and Tech Ecosystem, 5W Public Relations and The Trade Desk. Scott Circle Communications and National League of Cities Prevent Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) from Slashing Nearly Half-Billion Dollars in Homeless Veteran Funding, Scott Circle Communication and National League of Cities. Halifax International Security Forum 2018, Sage Communications and Summa Strategies with Halifax International Security Forum.