Archive: November 2001

Abysmal Job Market Spawns Innovative Career Paths

November 19th, 2001 by

There’s no sugar coating it. Agencies and corporations are laying off staff left and right, and PR budgets that have grown by upwards of 30 percent in recent years will likely see a decline of… Continued

Media Moves

November 19th, 2001 by

National News: Irene Sege’s title at The Boston Globe changes from assistant living/arts editor to reporter. She writes human interest stories. Steve Greenlee, former arts writer, replaces her and continues to cover music, as well.… Continued

‘Speaking of Health’

November 19th, 2001 by

Lifetime Television launched a new weekly health series Nov. 10 focused – naturally – exclusively on women’s issues. ABC News and “20/20” correspondent Juju Chang, emergency medicine physician Winnie King and celebrity nutritionist Carrie Wiatt… Continued

Healthcare Homage

November 19th, 2001 by

Medhunters magazine hits the stands profiling extraordinary individuals in the healthcare industry. The quarterly pub offers a high-end, behind-the-scenes look at stories like a nurse who works with International SOS in Cambodia and a forensic… Continued

SmallBiz Bites the Dust

November 19th, 2001 by

BusinessWeek shutters its SmallBiz monthly supplement. It will appear for the last time in the Nov. 30 issue. Editors of the supplement were among more than 30 laid off recently. For more information, contact the… Continued

90 Seconds of Fame

November 19th, 2001 by

US Weekly and ABC NewsOne (a unit that supplies fodder for the network’s affiliates) are teaming on a new weekly entertainment segment. The 90-second reports summarize hot material from the mag. Jancee Dunn, a “Good… Continued

Behind the Scenes with American Airlines’ Top PR Exec

November 19th, 2001 by

Within moments of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 in New York last Monday, the airline’s communications staff were in action. Not only did the team face the tragic circumstances surrounding any deadly crash,… Continued

The New Executive Recruiter Guide!

November 19th, 2001 by

PR NEWS’ annual Executive Recruiter Guide is now being offered electronically to all subscribers. This exclusive guide, a complement to our Salary Survey, profiles nearly 50 recruiters specializing in PR job placements at all levels.… Continued

Advice to the Interviewer

November 19th, 2001 by

A dismal job market doesn’t mean hiring managers can afford to alienate candidates with their search style, says a new survey of nearly 300 PRSA members from Tarzian Search Consultants. The survey makes a case… Continued

Editor’s Note

November 19th, 2001 by

PR NEWS will boost its own employees’ morale with a skip issue next week, during the Thanksgiving holiday. Don’t miss the debut of our “Ask the Advisors” feature in our next issue, Dec. 3. To… Continued