Stories by Nicole Schuman

this week's PR news roundup includes the Army ousting Jonathan Majors, an examination of an open letter to half AI development and supporting Transgender Visibility Day

PR Roundup: Army Pivots, Calls to Pause AI Dev and Celebrating Transgender Visibility

March 30th, 2023 by

PRNEWS reviews the Army’s advertising pivot, the impact of an open letter to halt AI, and supporting Transgender employees.

Gen Z employees working on a project

Attracting Gen Z Communication Employees

March 29th, 2023 by

Almost every recruiter and communications professional we talked to for this article used the word “values” when describing the number one item Gen Z candidates were looking for when considering employment. 

Twisted Tea created special vasectomy underwear for March Madness time.

March Madness Reveals Best Practices for Brand Activations

March 23rd, 2023 by

PRNEWS took a look at best practices for brand activations by Twisted Tea, DiGiorno and Hormel, focusing on the current March Madness cycle. 

spotify called out for only spending 10 percent of 100 million dollar diversity fund

PR Roundup: Bad Decisions Lead to Bad Reputations

March 23rd, 2023 by

The public called out Spotify and Chief for DEI blunders and the SEC laid down the law for celebrity crypto influencers this week.

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Why Clichés in Writing Can Be Offensive

March 22nd, 2023 by

PRNEWS decided to bring awareness to clichés or phrases you may want to avoid or consider erasing from your vocabulary altogether.

Majority of PRNEWS readers polled say they will use TikTok despite impending bans.

Despite Possible Ban, Majority of Brand Communicators Continue to Use TikTok

March 21st, 2023 by

To TikTok or not to TikTok? That is the current question many brands and organizations face as rumors swirl that the United States federal government may put a nationwide ban on the popular app. 

Ford Explorer Men's Edition commercial released in honor of women auto innovators

PR Roundup: Pitching Rebounds, Ford’s Ode to Women, Mercyhurst Deflects

March 16th, 2023 by

Ford celebrated Women’s History Month with a clever messaging package and MuckRack’s State of Journalism found a positive trend for pitching, while Mercyhurst University responds with a disappointing statement when a student goes viral for the wrong reasons.

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Considerations for Launching a Specialty Practice

March 9th, 2023 by

One way many agencies continue to foster growth is through the launch of specialty practices. Feeling the push to diversify? PRNEWS talked to agencies who have done so successfully and provided advice on how and when to launch a specialty practice. 

Tina Kozak on PRNEWS Live

[VIDEO] PRNEWS Live Discusses Women’s Paths to Leadership on International Women’s Day

March 8th, 2023 by

PRNEWS Live welcomed Tina Kozak, the first woman CEO of Franco, in its 59-year history, to discuss women in PR leadership on International Women’s Day. 

Gen Z on phones

New Ways of Reaching Gen Z

March 6th, 2023 by

Traditional methods of pitching aren’t going to fly when you’re trying to reach Gen Z.