10 Top Media Trends for 2021

PR Daily

For those looking to offer earned media coverage in the coming year, here are some developments you must follow. Media and media relations was no exception. Here are 10 developments all media relations pros should track: 1.

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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. But as our leaders spend even more time in district than ever before, plugging into the local media that elected officials are closely watching is critical to ensure organizations’ voices are part of the conversation. 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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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. I always have a balancing act with the media: I don’t want to minimize what’s going on, but I’m also careful to avoid too much doom and gloom.

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

PR Daily

Ragan and PR Daily brought together finalists for an afternoon of virtual camaraderie and networking to honor professionals who had big media-relations wins during the year. When it came to the many media-relations honorees, there was much to be serious about.

Is PR dead… definitely for the 10th time?

Stuart Bruce

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Announcing PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards finalists

PR Daily

The work from PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards finalists checked all the boxes. Today, we’re excited to announce PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards finalists. Global Media Relations Campaign. Carbon Engineering, Yulu Public Relations and Carbon Engineering. Johnson & Johnson Health for Humanity, Porter Novelli with Johnson & Johnson, Natalia Salomao, Global Corporate Media Relations at Johnson & Johnson.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2016 Media Relations Awards Finalists

PR Daily

We asked to see your plan, pitch placement and earned media coverage. You displayed your hard work and imagination again and again in integrated marketing communications, issue/cause advocacy campaign, press event/media tour, use of video and many more. Next, they will study the finalists’ entries again and name the 2016 category winners of the Media Relations Awards, and we will announce these winners in mid-July. Invest in Libraries, The New York Public Library.

PR professionals’ skills and competencies not fit for modern future proof public relations

Stuart Bruce

The State of the Profession 2017 survey by the UK’s Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) reveals that the PR profession still has a very long way to go before the skills and competencies of its practitioners meet the needs of modern future proof public relations best practice. One of the most alarming is that ‘monitoring and evaluation’ is only looked for by 59% of employers when recruiting for senior public relations roles.

Why tax-funded media training is a bad idea in Scandinavia

Doctor Spin

Obviously, I’m positive to media training. But as the Finnish finance minister’s resignation shows , getting media training as a public official isn’t without its concerns. Katri Kulmini stepped down after having received media training at 1,500 EUR an hour for a total of 50,000 EUR (57,000 USD). And still, even at 1,500 EUR per hour, 50,000 EUR amounts to almost a full week of media training.

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.” It implies a kind of “smile-and-dial” media pitch person, or a celebrity’s press agent. PR is thriving, but what about “public relations” — as a name? Long live 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

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. We don’t have any generational living to speak of, our levels of smoking and obesity is relatively low, our welfare system is fairly robust, our population density is low, our education levels are high, and social distancing is already a part of our culture. From a public relations perspective, the stakes are seemingly high.

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. As a public relations professional, I can only defend Sweden’s right to act in accordance with its convictions. Safeguard international relations. Yesterday, I held a Covid-19 webinar on crisis communications hosted by data insights company, Whispr Group.

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.

What is a Public Relations Specialist?

5W PR

Public relations specialists are known under different names such as communications specialists and/or media specialists. You can find public relations specialists working in government, nonprofits, as well as small to large companies. The responsibilities can sometimes vary depending upon whom they work for.For the government, the role is usually to let the public know about the different activities of a governmental office, department, or official.

Senior PR practitioners lack digital and social media management skills

Stuart Bruce

New entrants to PR, with less than five years experience, rate social and digital media management amongst their strongest competencies. Just 12% of practitioners with more than 21 years’ experience felt confident in their social and digital media management skills. Despite, or perhaps because of, their own lack of expertise 22% of heads of communications see the changing digital and social media landscape as the biggest future challenge.

What a Duck Can Do For “Social” Media Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ve held on to a theory for a while now: Social media and media relations are a paradox. In today’s media landscape both are critical in public relations , but my theory begs the questions: Can the old and the new be blended together, and (bigger question) can one help drive success for the other? ” For the past three years, Strategic America has supported the Duck Derby with media relations and social media.

45 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 , Administrative Office of the US Courts, Washington, DC – apply by Sept. Designer, University Publications , American University, Washington, DC. Public Safety Information Officer , Fairfax County, Fairfax, VA – apply by Sept. Assistant Director, Communications with Wagner School of Public Service , New York University, New York, NY.

58 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist , DC Dept. Manager, Operations Communications , DC Public Schools, Washington, DC. Social Media Specialist , Northern Virginia Community College, Fairfax, VA – apply by May 29. Congressional Relations Specialist , US Commission on International Religious Freedom, Washington, DC – apply by May 26. 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. Media & Contracts Manager , Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Lansing, MI. Publication Specialist , Southern Nevada Health District, Las Vegas, NV. Vice President, Federal & State Government Affairs , Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association, Washington, DC. Public Relations Job

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.

56 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 Office of Contracting & Procurement, Washington, DC – apply by Dec. Public Affairs Specialist , Department of State, Washington, DC – apply by Dec. Media Relations Program Manager , Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Washington, DC – apply by Dec. Director, Public Affairs , CTIA/The Wireless Association, Washington, DC.

55 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Associate Director, Federal Government Affairs , American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Washington, DC. Media Relations Manager , Cato Institute, Washington, DC. Associate Director of Media Relations & Advocacy , NAFSA: Association of International Educators, Washington, DC. Social Media Manager , Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Manhattan Beach, CA.

62 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Social Media & Marketing Specialist with Virginia Small Business Development Center Network , George Mason University, Fairfax, VA – apply by Oct. Senior Public Relations Specialist , Gwinnett County, Lawrenceville, GA – apply by Oct. Public Information Officer II , Nebraska Department of Education, Lincoln, NE – apply by Oct. Manager, Media Relations , Peter G.

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.

What inclusive language looks like for modern speechwriters

PR Daily

Franklin is co-founder of Speechwriters of Color , an organization seeking to improve representation and reach for diverse communicators, and will lead a session on inclusive language in speechwriting at Ragan’s Speechwriting and Public Affairs Virtual Conference March 4.

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.

53 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 , Department of State, Washington, DC – apply by Feb. Executive Director, Public Engagement , Department of Veterans Affairs/National Cemetery Administration, Washington, DC – apply by Jan. Associate of Marketing & Communications with Center for Excellence in Public Leadership , George Washington University, Washington, DC.

58 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Assistant Director for Alumni Relations with Cawley Career Education Center , Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Social Media Digital Communications Manager , American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, Washington, DC. Director of Corporate Relations , Association of Governing Boards of Universities & Colleges, Washington, DC. Public Relations Jobs

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. Social Media Manager (pdf), Smithsonian Enterprises, Washington, DC – apply by Nov. Director of Government Relations , SEIU, Washington, DC.

62 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Government Affairs Coordinator , American Crystal Sugar Company, Washington, DC. Chief of Community Relations , Delaware Department of Transportation, Dover, DE. Associate Director of Media Relations, Stanford Law School, Stanford, CA. Vice President of Public Relations , Strayer University, Herndon, VA. Public Relations Communication Specialist , Han Feng Inc.,

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. Director, Law School Alumni Relations , George Washington University, Washington, DC – apply by Mar. Associate Director of Government Affairs (frequent travel to DC), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Senior Vice President of Media Relations , AARP, 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. Media Relations Specialist , King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. Public Information Officer , Maricopa County Dept. Public Affairs Specialist , Patent & Trademark Office, Washington, DC – apply by Oct.

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. Associate Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations, School of Business , University of Maryland, College Park, MD – apply by Apr.

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. Assistant Athletics Media Relations Director , University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA – apply by Jan. Manager, Federal Affairs/Transportation , AAA, Washington, DC. Government Affairs Professional with CSAA Insurance , AAA, Washington, DC. Public Relations Jobs

7 PR trends to follow for 2021

PR Daily

Brand and communications leaders should be asking themselves: How is your brand relating to people’s actual psyches, emotions, and complexities? RELATED: Join us for our Speechwriters & Public Affairs Virtual Conference ]. Social media is the new department store.

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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. Director of Media Relations (scroll to find), Howard University, Washington, DC. Public Information Associate , Jefferson County Public Library, Golden, CO – apply by May 21. Public Information Coordinator , State Dept. Senior Public Relations Specialist , American Nurses Association, Silver Spring, MD. Public Relations Jobs

Smart globalization: How PR pros should approach the global marketplace

PR Daily

As a post-pandemic world tries to rebuild essential connections, what should smart PR people think about their strategy in an interconnected, borderless media landscape? RELATED: Join us for our Speechwriters & Public Affairs Virtual Conference ].

51 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Corporate & Foundations Relations Officer, WAMU 88.5 Public Affairs Special Projects Coordinator , British Embassy, New York, NY – apply by July 31. Public Relations Agent , City of Miami, Miami, FL – apply by July 29. Public Information Officer , DC Office of the Deputy Mayor for Public Safety & Justice, Washington, DC. Public Relations Jobs

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. Managing Director, Advocacy & Government Relations , Amnesty International, Washington, DC. Social Media Coordinator , CARE, Washington, DC. Vice President of Communications , Texas Public Policy Foundation, Austin, TX. Public Relations Jobs