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And with this attention, the discussion of Public Affairs and Public Policy quickly emerges. No longer is policy news limited to non-profit organizations, associations, special interest groups and government agencies; public and private corporations are taking a more active stance related to current legislation, particular issues and decisions. public relationsThe world is changing.

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


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. PR Training Armed Forces military public affairs


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A Former Public Affairs Officer for the U.S. Marine Corps on Why He Pursued His APR


Visit this link for more information about the Accreditation in Public Relations process. Marine Corps public affairs conference in New Orleans in 2011. I sat in the audience of roughly 200 Marine Corps public affairs officers and observed a debate on the value of sending them to a newly-formed, yearlong master’s degree program in communications, and if having the APR really added credibility. (No Accreditation in Public Relations Accreditation APR APR Month

What’s Better, PR Agency Or Client Side Work?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

In public relations , there are many career path possibilities, but most fall into either the agency side or the client side. Many who’ve been successful after years in agency PR may nurture a curiosity about client-side work. Like everything else in life, a move from agency PR to corporate or brand communications involves trade-offs. Agency PR Has Many Advantages. Starting salaries at PR agencies can be low when compared to the corporate side.

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Facebook And The Perils Of Opposition PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Is it ethical for a PR agency to smear a competitor? But one detail that interested communicators was that it brought on PR agency Definers Public Affairs to run political-style oppo against competitors like Google and Apple. On a content site created by the agency it accused Google of unsavory business practices and noted that Apple collects personal data of users. But when the heat is on, it’s easy to blame the agency.

Should Public Relations Change Its Name?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

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.

For PR Agencies, Does Cannes Really Matter?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

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

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

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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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.

PR and social media set for continued growth

Stuart Bruce

Lots of new research around at the moment that point to a positive future for the public relations business. Yesterday, the Financial Times published the fifth FTSE350 Boardroom Bellwether survey which revealed that almost half the boards of the UK’s largest public companies have not discussed their social media strategies in the past 12 months.

PR rising in Africa rising

Stuart Bruce

After a week in Nairobi meeting African PR professionals I believe that Africa can be the next big growth area for public relations. Paul Holmes, founder and CEO of the eponymous Holmes Report, the news, research and insight resource for global public relations, said: “Your ambition shouldn’t be to catch up with the US. The African PR sector consists of six main elements: In-house public relations teams in government and public sector organisations.

Does it matter where your PR agency is located?

Media Bullseye

Whether an agency’s location really matters has been an interesting question for me for years. While I’d been doing public affairs-related work for years, my first “official” PR job was at FleishmanHillard, which is headquartered in St. With this in mind, I read with interest a recent piece on Forbes (in the Community Voice section) titled “ Why Relocating Your PR Agency Could Better Serve Your Business.” Public Relations Feature

44 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Director of Communications with Batten School of Leadership & Public Policy , University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. Regional Political Director , American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Los Angeles, CA. Policy Associate, Strengthening Public Sector Retirement Systems , Pew Charitable Trusts, Washington, DC. PR Senior Account Executive , Dalton Agency, 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. 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. Political Affairs Assistant , American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Washington, DC. Government Affairs Director , Stand for Children, Phoenix, AZ.

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. Head of Public Policy , Dropbox, Washington, DC.

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. Public Relations Jobs

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. Director of Labor Policy , Mackinac Center for Public Policy, Midland, MI.

How to Change a Law

Ronn Torossian

Back in February, the public affairs team at the Police Federation of England and Wales launched its “Protect the Protectors” campaign, designed to raise awareness of rising assault rates targeting emergency service workers and force a government response. British Home Office data indicates some 26,000 assaults against police officers in England and Wales in 2017, with a further 17,000 against public health workers in the year to March 2018.

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? . Social media is an incredible tool for reaching all of an agency’s publics.

66 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. 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. Vice President of Communications , Texas Public Policy Foundation, Austin, TX. Vice President, Public Relations , Finn Partners, Detroit, MI. Public Relations Jobs

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. Manager, Federal Affairs/Transportation , AAA, Washington, DC. Government Affairs Professional with CSAA Insurance , AAA, Washington, DC. Senior Manager, Public Policy , Uber, Washington, DC.

How can PR agencies evolve to meet changing client—and employee—needs?

Media Bullseye

In a recent article on PR Week discussing the death of the traditional agency model, the author lamented the inflexibility of the standard agency workweek, and asked why PRs “sign off” at 6 p.m. on Fridays, and why agencies continue to stick with the traditional workweek when so much has changed within the PR industry. Having done public affairs work, I know that particular practice certainly would have made the time to pitch a Sunday show.

Transformational CSR: When a pro-bono client metamorphizes into a cultural change agent within an agency

Waxing UnLyrical

For creative marketing agencies, CSR often takes the form of pro-bono services. Sometimes, that pro-bono relationship can help transform an agency’s culture. Ten years ago, our agency embarked on a journey that imprinted in our minds the impact we could make as strategic communicators and marketers. They then approached SA to create a public awareness campaign to help reduce the stillbirth rate in the state of Iowa. Guest Post by Lisa Holtorf and Dawn Buzynski.

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.

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

What Is Public Relations (PR)?

Doctor Spin

What is public relations (PR)? To add to this already long list, I’ve created a definition which I think work well today: PR (public relations) = strategic communication via owned and earned channels to establish and maintain beneficial relationships with influencers and publics. But instead of talking with what marketers classify as target groups, in communications, we talk to stakeholders and publics. So, What Is Public Relations?

Press lists, news releases and spamming reporters: A new ethical paradigm for media relations

Praxis Makes Perfect

In my 22 years of corporate, agency & nonprofit PR/public affairs, I have yet to encounter a. PR public relations media relations media list news release spamming journalists press lists media database

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

PR Daily

Annual Report, Beloit Health System with Chartwell Agency. Tahoe Treasures, The Abbi Agency. DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Education, Schmidt Public Affairs. Social Influencer Program, American Public University System. Back To Whole, Rachel Kay Public Relations. Humanizing the Personality of a Deep Tech Company, The Hoffman Agency. DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Education, Schmidt Public Affairs. Public Affairs Campaign.

Peppercomm, Intel, Haymaker and more honored at Ragan’s Media Relations Awards Gala

PR Daily

Colao launched his agency in 2014, after three years as a staff writer at Forbes. The agency now has a full-time staff of six and seven-figure revenue. Other winners honored at the event included: The Hoffman Agency and Snap Inc.! &

Austria’s proposed lobbying register

PR Conversations

The affair caused huge outrage and sparked a general debate on lobbying and transparency in Austria. In response to Strasser’s spectacular fall and rising pressure from the public the Secretary of Justice put out a draft of a lobbying-transparency act that would introduce a mandatory register for all lobbyists and advocacy groups. Although this part of the register is not intended to be accessible to the public, the proposed rules on access to this information seem very lax.

Top 10 Influential PR Businesses to Follow in 2020

Critical Mention

There are lots of useful public relations and communication news sources one can benefit from across the internet. Powell Tate partners with organizations across sectors — global corporations, advocacy groups, nonprofits and foundations, coalitions, national trade associations and government agencies. Message: We are a progressive public relations agency, designed to reach a profoundly diverse global market.

Miranda Dini Appointed Global Healthcare Lead for AVENIR GLOBAL

Shift Communications

We work with healthcare clients in every one of our brands, providing a wide range of services, including insights, strategic planning, public relations, medical communications, clinical trial services, creative, branding and market access,” said Ralph Sutton, International Managing Partner, AVENIR GLOBAL. By putting our clients first, we don’t get caught up in bureaucracy or agency politics,” said Dini. “We Public Relations

The “data-led approach” of MHP + Mischief: Q&A with Digital Director, Darika Ahrens


In a wide-ranging conversation, we talked about the use of data as part of the day-to-day operations of an agency, and how agencies should think about their tech stack. You’re Digital Director at ENGINE MHP Can you tell us about the business, especially the areas of special competence that the agency has? Paul: Do you find that data from your tech stack makes it easier to predict which stories the public will engage with, and how to frame stories to win engagement? .

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. Public Relations Professional. Public Relations Team. LTS, Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Information and Technology.

10 Top Media Trends for 2021

PR Daily

With social distancing in place, it was now necessary for all but rare exceptions, and for public relations professionals, this meant training clients to make skype interviews interesting. RELATED: Join us for our Speechwriters & Public Affairs Virtual Conference ].

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Can corporate communications stay in the spotlight post-COVID?

PR Daily

Harboring dreams of Cannes Lions and huge marketing budgets, agencies pivoted resources toward consumer marketing. Corporate affairs became fashionable again. And someone had to expedite the cadence of communications to public officials to near real time.

Q&A with Kivvit CIO Zach Silber on distilling data for their clients


We recently had a virtual sit down with Zach Silber from Kivvit to discuss the ways COVID-19 is impacting the PR industry and how agencies’ responsibilities have changed during these last 30 days. Zach is the Chief Innovation Officer at Kivvit, a national data-driven public affairs & strategic communications agency. Kivvit specializes in data-driven public affairs work, reputation management, and crisis communications.

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Smart globalization: How PR pros should approach the global marketplace

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us for our Speechwriters & Public Affairs Virtual Conference ]. Arguably, PR has been global for a long time, whether evidenced by the large, multi-national megafirms or networks of independent agencies passing off work to each other.

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.

5W Spotlight: Nicholas Koulermos


His dedication and passion for public service inspired me to get into Public Affairs, which eventually led to my work in PR. I worked for the Mayor’s Office in Chicago in Public Affairs & Events, which had a PR component. My role was to oversee public sporting events like 5K’s across the city and get press to attend/cover – a super fun first job! Nicholas Koulermos.