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Mars Wrigley’s Allyson Park shares top skills for rising comms pros

PR Daily

I believe careers are a bit like a chess game,” Allyson Park, global vice president of corporate affairs for Mars Wrigley, shared in an interview with our DePaul University graduate class. PR Industry Storytelling The Workplace

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What inclusive language looks like for modern speechwriters

PR Daily

It’s also what happens when you successfully build community, or as Michael Franklin puts it, “a sense of belonging.” With Speechwriters of Color, I hope to bring more underrepresented communities into the speechwriting and executive communications field,” Franklin says.

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Comms pros’ predictions for 2023: Purpose, people and the future of PR

PR Daily

It’s cliché but true to say at this point: The last three years have led to seismic shifts in the way all communications functions are viewed, especially internal comms. Continued focus on internal communications and how companies treat their employees.

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7 PR trends to follow for 2021

PR Daily

When it comes to content and building community, its essential to emphasize humanity, produce authentic video assets and lean on core values. RELATED: Join us for our Speechwriters & Public Affairs Virtual Conference ].

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Scores of music lovers will flock to Chicago this weekend for Lollapalooza, and you could intern for the organization behind the festival, if you land this week’s featured position. RELATED: Join us for our Brand Storytelling & Content Marketing Conference at Disneyland. ]. C3 Presents, the Texas-based company behind the festival, is looking for a digital marketing intern in Austin, Texas. Public relations manager—Amazon (California).

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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.

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How brand journalism is changing, according to TD Bank’s Chad Mitchell

PR Daily

The VP of corporate & public affairs and head of content & digital platforms for the Canada-based bank shares his secrets for brand journalism in 2022.

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An inside look at AARP’s rapid response team

PR Daily

It’s a great unknown that we’re all dealing with,” said Reshma Mehta, director of grassroots advocacy at AARP, at Ragan’s Speechwriting and Public Affairs Virtual Conference on March 25. “It’s Focus on your people and community first before anything else.”.

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The risks and rewards of pursuing ESG priorities

PR Daily

Jessie Sitnick , VP of corporate and public affairs at Toronto-based Argyle , shared a wealth of tremendous guidance with Ragan’s Crisis Leadership Network members on the perils and benefits of pursuing an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) plan.

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Ragan celebrates its Top Women in Communications honorees for 2022 in NYC

PR Daily

My job is all about storytelling,” Thomas said. “Your job is all about storytelling. Ria Carlson brings more than 20 years of experience as a top communications officer at publicly traded corporations to her work in higher education. Community Givers.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us for our Brand Storytelling & Content Marketing Conference at Disneyland. ]. Internal communications manager—NetApp (California). Public affairs director—WeWork (Texas). Public relations coordinator—Baptist Memorial Health Care (Tennessee). Public relations manager—Lands’ End (Wisconsin). Communications and public relations associate—Eataly (Canada). Public relations graduate internship—Golin (Illinois).

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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

Beginning March 16, 2020, 3BL Media will waive fees to use CSRwire for public service, non-commercial press releases that are contributing to the COVID-19 response. Marriott International said it is furloughing tens of thousands of its workers, some who will be laid off.

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Facebook bets on video with new tools, Twitter to shut down Periscope, and Ally Bank offers New Year’s babies $250

PR Daily

The effort highlights the power of partnerships to create meaningful change within communities and drive purpose-led communications. But each video that’s created is also posted to a public “Collab” feed, where people can view and play along with it if they choose.

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Pornhub donates 50k masks and offers free subscriptions, digital platforms and tech partner to share COVID-19 information, and Tony Awards postponed

PR Daily

When a global human crisis happens, it is up to everyone to work together to help support the community. We have always been a global community, hosting over 130,000 models from every corner of the earth. It’s donating both to its local community as well as organizations globally.

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Announcing PR Daily’s 2020 Nonprofit PR Awards finalists

PR Daily

Community-Nonprofit Partnership. 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. Community Corner, The Lundquist Institute.

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Communications Week welcomes comms leaders to advisory board

PR Daily

She is a former national president of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and is a social media co-chair for the PRSA Technology Section. Andrew Bowins, SVP of Communications & Public Affairs, Entertainment Software Association.

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Announcing Ragan’s PR Daily Awards finalists

PR Daily

Community Relations Campaign. Nickerson: Weston Community Relations. Otis Worldwide Corporation: Made to Move Communities. UC Davis Health: Public Affairs & Marketing Response to COVID-19. Yale School of Public Health: 2020 Year in Review.

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Top Women in Communications honorees for 2022 announced by Ragan, PR Daily

PR Daily

Honorees include PR and communications veterans, rising stars of the profession, mentors and superstars that hold the community together. Ria Carlson brings more than 20 years of experience as a top communications officer at publicly traded corporations to her work in higher education.

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PR Daily honors the 2022 Social Media & Digital Awards winners. See the full list.

PR Daily

Herbalife Nutrition: I Am Herbalife Nutrition Blog: Powerful Storytelling That Defines Our Company. Community Engagement. Winner: Vital Strategies: Reimagine Public Health. Opportunity International: Opportunity International. Digital Community Engagement.

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Communications Week welcomes comms leaders to 2022 Advisory Board

PR Daily

A former journalist, Schwartz is a frequent guest lecturer at universities nationwide and a board member of the Institute for Public Relations. Andrew Bowins, SVP of Communications & Public Affairs, Entertainment Software Association.

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Brands donate to frontline workers, Yelp pauses GoFundMe effort after backlash, and Ralph Lauren to make 250k masks

PR Daily

Using the #WaffleHouseIndexRed, you can not only see where you can get your breakfast fix, but also, how certain communities are faring during the pandemic. Internal communications.

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Pepsi’s new catchphrase, TikTok’s transparency report, and the best times to post on social media

PR Daily

for our Speechwriting & Public Affairs Conference ]. Through regular updates, we aim to give our community the opportunity to better understand the actions we take on their behalf and evaluate us based on up-to-date information. …

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Announcing Ragan’s 2021 Video, Visual & Virtual Awards finalists

PR Daily

TD Bank: TD Bank Corporate and Public Affairs. TD Bank: TD Bank Corporate and Public Affairs. YMCA of the USA: Transforming Spaces, Helping Communities. TD Bank: TD Bank Corporate and Public Affairs. Internal Communications Video.

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Announcing Ragan’s 2021 Media Relations Awards finalists

PR Daily

RELATED: Showcase your internal comms work or top workplace ]. Community Relations Campaign. Makovsky: Hunt Military Communities. MUCINEX: MUCINEX Goes Beyond Words with Three-Phased COVID-19 Public Health Information Campaign. StockX: Data-Driven Storytelling Program.

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Why and how companies are turning to brand journalism

PR Daily

As newsrooms shrink and media relations opportunities evaporate, more organizations are creating their own storytelling outlets. TAP , the digital publication produced by a team at Denver Water, did. “I As a public utility, Denver Water did not need more customers.

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Twitter, Google and Walmart address COVID-19, MSNBC anchor resigns on air, and Recording Academy fires chief

PR Daily

Several publications, including The Verge , published instructions for making your own sanitizer (though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends regularly washing your hands and avoiding touching your face).

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13 Fortunate Truths about PR

PR Matters

Because reputation impacts―and is influenced by―many different factors, PR’s relationship-building must be multiple, inclusive and comprehensive [ Tweet Quote ] These include―but are not limited to―the media, employees, communities (on and offline), customers, investors, potential clients, government bodies, and institutions. Guiding HR and Internal Comms on steps and actions for company-wide communications activities.

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Ragan honors the 2022 PR Daily Awards in New York City: list of winners

PR Daily

We celebrate the campaigns, content, people and teams that helped organizations and clients alike tell timely stories and create meaningful messages during international crises, domestic disasters and everything in between. Community Engagement Campaign. Community Relations Campaign.

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Ragan’s PR Daily Awards finalists announced

PR Daily

During another year of consistent surprise and endless news cycles, public relations professionals were once again central to engaging audiences through all the noise. Philip Morris International (PMI): United to Safeguard America from Illegal Trade (USA-IT). Public Affairs Campaign.

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Partisan Politics Complicates PR and Comms for Business, Survey Finds

Sword and the Script

That’s according to the 2020 JOTW Communications Survey which polled 300 communicators – public relations, public affairs, marketing communications and related roles – across more than a dozen different industries.

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13 Truths About PR ? How Many Do You Believe In?

PR Matters

Because reputation impacts―and is influenced by―many different factors, PR’s relationship-building must be multiple, inclusive and comprehensive [ Tweet Quote ] These include―but are not limited to―the media, employees, communities (on and offline), customers, investors, potential clients, government bodies, and institutions. Guiding HR and Internal Comms on steps and actions for company-wide communications activities.

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Women PR pros, follow firm’s urging to be ‘fearless’ with these job openings

PR Daily

On International Women’s Day, Wall Street’s iconic charging bull might have met its match. CNBC reported : Placing the diminutive, grade-school-aged girl in front of the massive bull on the eve of International Women's Day was a way of calling attention to the lack of gender diversity on corporate boards and the pay gap of women working in financial services, a spokeswoman for State Street Global Advisors said. "A Social media intern—Shinola (Michigan).

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Candidates should have strong content-creation, storytelling and writing skills and be able to work well across departments in order to execute successful campaigns. Marketing manager—MGM Resorts International (Nevada). Communications and public affairs officer—Citi (Utah). Enterprise strategy and internal communications manager—Johnson & Johnson (Florida). Digital community manager—Edelman (New York).

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Some say that these talented storytellers have all the right tools for finding success in corporate communications. Bureau of Labor Statistics , the PR industry will keep pace with the rest of the economy for overall job creation, but it will still be a struggle to find your place in the industry: The need for organizations to maintain their public image will continue to drive employment growth. There are plenty of great opportunities for talented storytellers out there.

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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. The ideal candidate for this job should be a strong writer, a good storyteller and an adept builder of relationships. See what else we have in this week’s openings: Internal communications manager. Public relations manager—Black Frame (New York). Creative services manager—Make-A-Wish International (Arizona). Social media community manager—The Buckle (Nebraska).

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Announcing the finalists for the 2014 Social Media Awards

PR Daily

Best Community Engagement. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Public Affairs and Research Departments, Where are the jobs? Gregory FCA for SHI International, The SHI Blog. Best Government/Public Affairs. Facebook communications/Online community/Use of Facebook. Best Internal Communications. Enterprise Community Partners. Best Storytelling with Photography.

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Going Beyond Media Relations: Other Services Solo PR Pros Can Offer

Solo PR Pro

A big misconception about public relations is that the only thing PR pros do is media relations. One of the coolest things about working in public relations is that the industry is constantly evolving, and there are many opportunities to utilize different skill sets when working with clients.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

The Bureau of Labor Statistics says the number of employed public relations specialists will reach 316,200 by 2020. If celebrity gossip is your game, there are ample opportunities in the entertainment industry that focus on publicity. If you’re interested in governmental policy, there’s no shortage of public affairs positions—especially during a presidential election year. is hiring for its “Drink It Intern” program. Public relations manager— Flipp (New York).

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Behind the Headlines With Dan Gregory

Cision

Storytelling, while central to PR strategies, is a delicate process. Dan Gregory, vice president of Susan Davis International, knows the importance of representing your client well and telling their story accurately. Coming out of college, I was more focused on public speaking and speechwriting than general public relations. I only thought to make the leap to PR when a friend showed me how the strategies and skills of public speaking translated into media interviews.

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Dogs drive online engagement for UPS, Girl Scouts offer cookies with a message, and Facebook defends stance on political ads

PR Daily

The accounts’ continued high engagement numbers attest to the power of employee ambassadors and organically grown online communities. for our Speechwriting & Public Affairs Conference ].

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