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More and more consumers are turning their attentions to the role companies play in the local and global society. And with this attention, the discussion of Public Affairs and Public Policy quickly emerges. public relationsThe world is changing.

Remote lawmaking changes the game for public affairs pros

PR Daily

With some lawmakers now voting remotely due to COVID-19 measures, even greater attention must be paid to local media outlets. With congressional leaders fulfilling many key duties from home, Bonjean says, local media markets are going to see a rise in influence.

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Public affairs vs. public relations: What is the difference?

PR Daily

People often struggle with the difference between public affairs and public relations, yet distinguishing the two can be crucial to an organization’s efficiency. Both qualify in building relationships with the public and implementing strategies and campaigns, but their methods and goals differ. Public affairs relates to matters that concern the public directly. Messaging tends to be less commercial and short-term in the world of public affairs.

Using measurement in public affairs and advocacy PR

Media Bullseye

My PR background is in the area of public affairs, and it remains the area of PR that I’m most comfortable working in and around. And any time I’m in a group of PR professionals and the discussion turns to measurement, I get in trouble when I make the statement that to clients in public affairs, the one measurement that really matters is: did the effort succeed or fail? Public Relations Feature

4 Tips for Transitioning From Military Public Affairs to the Civilian Sector

PRSay

With more than two decades of experience in public relations and military public affairs, Dr. Sweetser offers advice to those on the cusp of transitioning from military public affairs to the civilian sector. • Looking for a job is a lot easier when you’re rubbing elbows with your peers locally in the field. Military public affairs is primarily an on-the-job training approach, with a few weeks of the Defense Information School course work thrown in.

Ranger Scott Gediman on the Ferguson Fire and 22 Years as Yosemite Park’s Public Affairs Officer

PRSay

Over his 22 years as public affairs officer at Yosemite National Park , Scott Gediman has experienced a myriad of crises on the job, from floods and rock falls to hantavirus outbreaks. “It Here in the public affairs office there are just two of us — there used to be five, and then there were four, and then three. We always attract a lot of local, regional, national and international press. They help reinforce our messages with the public.

Review — The Loudest Voice (TV Series)

Doctor Spin

Anyone interested in public affairs , crisis communication , and media logic will definitely gasp at the absurdity by which one single man can influence such a large numbers of people by using non-ethical propaganda techniques. The story about how Roger Ailes acquired a local newspaper, for instance, was actually quite boring in comparison. PR Public Affairs Crisis Communication Crisis Management Leadership Psychology Persuasion Techniques Public Opinion Reviews

Sweden’s PR Disaster with A$AP Rocky

Doctor Spin

Sweden’s leading expert on criminal behaviour and the justice system, Leif GW Persson, noted that that this whole matter should have been resolved much faster; his fear is that this whole controversy gave a local prosecutor the opportunity to spend as much time in the international spotlight as possible. Why Public Opinion is Siding with A$AP Rocky. And this is why Sweden’s unison no-one is above the law defence has virtually no effect on public opinion.

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.

Sweden’s response to the coronavirus pandemic

Doctor Spin

After the webinar, I was asked which nations I thought had done a good job communicating with their publics during the pandemic. From a public relations perspective, the stakes are seemingly high.

Sweden’s Communication Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Doctor Spin

After the webinar, I was asked which nations I thought had done a good job communicating with their publics during the coronavirus pandemic. From a public relations perspective, the stakes are seemingly high. Doctor Spin is Jerry Silfwer's blog on digital strategy and public relations.

Purdah communication and resource rules

Stephen Waddington

Purdah places restrictions on government and public bodies during elections. In a case last week the Government came under fire for spending public money on Facebook ads targeted at voters in marginal constitutions announced in September. Purdah covers civil servants of Government departments, local government, and the board members and staff of public bodies, and arm’s length organisations. public affairs

The Digital Politician

Doctor Spin

In public relations , political communication is ‘public affairs.’ ’ And as with every dimension of business and society, your local politicians must adapt to a ‘digital first’ world, too. However, the question is: Are your local politicians keeping up with the times? ’ Most politicians are looking for ways to engage the public by speaking to issues defined by the mass media.

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U.S. Army Reserve’s Janeen Phelps: ‘Put people first’

PR Daily

The public affairs officer and 1 st Lieutenant shares tools that work well for her communications efforts and how she has found her calling as a comms pro with the U.S. A public affairs officer with the U.S.

For better crisis responses, follow the 3 C’s

PR Daily

Stay aligned with what public health experts are advising. Coordinate with local entities to ensure your company complies with whatever rules or regulations are in effect for your area. An independent writer and communications consultant, he led the public affairs practice in the D.C.

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5 ways your organization can highlight workforce development on Labor Day

PR Daily

The COVID-19 public health crisis certainly hasn’t made it any easier to upskill workers that employers are looking for. If your organization sponsors programs that teach workers the skills they need for on-the-job success, invite local media to see these programs in action. As the U.S.

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. The global vice president and mother offers advice for aspiring leaders to build their careers.

The value of the communications role: ‘We can either stoke a fire—or put it out’

PR Daily

As senior director of public affairs and brand communications for Kaiser Permanente, John Stratman is accustomed to constant change. Public affairs is a roller coaster ride. Kaiser Permanente’s senior comms leader offers prescription for success.

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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Behind the Headlines With Connie Partoyan

Cision

I am excited about being part of an evolving industry where local influence is growing in importance. A lot has changed in that time, especially in how companies, associations and organizations approach public affairs and government affairs. It is a lot more integrated, targeted and localized. Our history is grounded in public affairs – helping to influence some of the most challenging public policy debates in the country.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

The bourbon-based drink is a favorite for fans both in the stands and watching at home or their local watering hole. 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). Public affairs specialist—U.S.

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.

Incoming! How to handle media requests in a crisis

PR Daily

If the sympathetic local TV news reporter shows interest in a feature on how your employees fared during the crisis, take advantage of the opportunity to showcase your heroes. An independent writer and communications consultant, he led the public affairs practice in the D.C.

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Ragan and PR Daily honor the 2021 top women in communications

PR Daily

Whether tasked with helping employees transition to remote work, deliver timely and accurate public health messages or keep distributed communities connected, the work of the communicator has become indispensable.

47 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Assistant Vice President of Public Relations & Social Media , Boston University, Boston, MA. Public Relations Administrative Specialist , Central Carolina Technical College, Sumter, SC. Public Education Specialist , City of Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie, TX – apply by Feb. Public Information Officer , City of Mount Dora, Mount Dora, FL. Public Relations Jobs

53 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Assistant Director, Government Affairs , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Publication Specialist , Southern Nevada Health District, Las Vegas, NV. Vice President, Federal & State Government Affairs , Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association, Washington, DC. Senior Associate Director, Federal Government Affairs , Alzheimer’s Association, Washington, DC.

What communicators should do following Biden’s new vaccination mandate

PR Daily

For communicators, one of the biggest challenges all along has been the ever-changing and sometimes conflicting directives from local, state and federal agencies, notes Julie Baron, a strategic planning and change-communications expert with Ragan Consulting Group.

4 vital health communications questions you need answered

PR Daily

What is the role of a health communicator during a local, mass-casualty event? How Orlando Health's media relations team handled the Pulse nightclub tragedy; Kena Lewis, director of public affairs and media relations at Orlando Health. · We all have burning questions about our industries, and health care communicators are no different.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

They will have extensive knowledge of local youth trends and the influencer and creative landscape. Public affairs manager—Advocate Health Care (Illinois). Director of public affairs and communications—American Express (New York). Senior manager of brand public relations—The Coca-Cola Co. Public relations director—Western Governors University (Utah). Director of external affairs—One Earth Future Foundation (Colorado).

3 keys to better, less painful video meetings

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us for our Speechwriters & Public Affairs Virtual Conference ]. You always should begin with a quick check-in around the Zoom circle to establish local issues that might affect the call, such as questions of timing, and so on.

Behind the Headlines With Ashley Simmons

Cision

In this interview, Ashley discusses how to best leverage data and analytics, establish specific objectives for your communication strategy and be creative and take risks with your public relations efforts. What drew you to the field of public relations and communication? It made sense that I should be in the nation’s capital to study public affairs and obtain more real-world experience, so I moved to D.C. Featured Influencers behind the headlines public relations

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.

Thoughts on Balancing Your Professional Work and Your Activism

PRSay

Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, where I now live, and contributed my professional skills to local chapters of Indivisible and Black Lives Matter. Those of us who are activists may be reluctant to go public about our affiliations for fear of losing clients or alienating the boss or C-suite.

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Using monitoring to help run a grassroots advocacy PR campaign

Media Bullseye

Community relations PR work and grassroots public affairs PR campaigns can be significantly enhanced by using media monitoring. Community relations and grassroots public affairs work usually have a primary goal in common: the need to foster or develop a strong relationship with the public within a designated area. Use media monitoring to get to know and understand who the reporters are who work the local beats relevant to your campaign.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Along with enjoying live music, festival attendees can sample food and beverages from local vendors, including Beat Kitchen, Cheesie’s Pub & Grub, Dark Matter Coffee, Lou Malnati’s, Smoke Daddy and more. Public relations manager—Amazon (California). Communications, public relations and marketing coordinator—Washington State University (Washington). Communications and public relations manager, Canada—Cisco (Canada). Public affairs director—WeWork (Texas).

Does it matter where your PR agency is located?

Media Bullseye

While I’d been doing public affairs-related work for years, my first “official” PR job was at FleishmanHillard, which is headquartered in St. When it comes to client density for public affairs work, for instance, you can’t beat being located in Washington, D.C. It is also easier to be local when you’re trying to win new business. Public Relations FeatureWhether an agency’s location really matters has been an interesting question for me for years.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Director of content publishing and localization—Nike (Oregon). Director of public relations—Association of Air Medical Services (Virginia). Public affairs manager—American Health Care Association (Washington, D.C.). Employees want to love where they work. This holds true for the organization employing them, of course, but which cities and towns offer employees primo opportunities for workplace happiness?

Why and how companies are turning to brand journalism

PR Daily

TAP , the digital publication produced by a team at Denver Water, did. “I I get what you are saying,” wrote Steve Snyder, the public utility’s head of communications, in an open letter to Jay-Z. As a public utility, Denver Water did not need more customers.

PR Measurement Tips

The Proactive Report

Public Affairs is one sector of PR that has very different goals, but they are goals nonetheless and can be measured. You might not be working to change hearts and minds in the public, but you should be interested in the hearts and minds of the legislators – both local and national – who can affect your organization. Social Media Case Studies digital PR measurement online PR public relationsEvery business or organization exists for a reason.

APR, Ph.D. or Experience: Which Is Best for Teaching Undergrad?

PRSay

I had just started a full-time position teaching public relations at a small Midwest university. My teaching colleague and PR mentor, John Luecke, said that while getting a master’s degree may be a requirement to teach at the undergraduate level, earning the Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) credential would be the game-changer in how I educate. I was a new mom, juggling full-time teaching and a part-time career in the Air Force Reserve as a public affairs officer.