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PR Roundup: ​​Oscar PR Preparations, Uvalde Comms Mistakes, No More Severance Silence

February 24th, 2023 by

PRNEWS took a look at some organizations learning from past mistakes (Oscars), and some practitioners currently dealing with personal crises in Uvalde.

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How Communicating Gender Equality Impacts Women in PR

February 23rd, 2023 by

PRNEWS spoke with Molly Levinson about advice she gives to both students ready to enter the PR workforce and those looking to advance in their careers. She also shares lessons she learned in her previous roles as an Emmy award-winning producer.

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Layoffs or Hiring: What is the Current Status of the PR Industry?

February 23rd, 2023 by

With the economy on shaky ground and continuous whispers of recession, we wondered how our friends in the communication industry were doing. With companies cutting back, does that mean agencies and comms departments are feeling the pinch as well? 

PR Council Eyes AI Guidelines; Pushes Broad Talent for Agency Growth

February 7th, 2023 by

PR Council leaders say its board soon will discuss issuing guidelines for generative AI. In addition, they believe PR agencies must tap more talent, including data analysts, so they can maintain growth.

Recession and Covid Fears Linger, Yet PR Can Thrive in 2023

January 30th, 2023 by

We are in uncertain times as recession loom, as does Covid, yet demand for thoughtful communication is rising. Our author is optimistic. Now’s the time for providing expertise on DEI and expanding capabilities of your business and employees, she argues.

[VIDEO] PRNEWS Live Discusses Mentorship

January 26th, 2023 by

To celebrate National Mentorship Month, PRNEWS Live welcomed Lisa Vasquez-Fedrizzi, senior vice president, people + culture at Lippe Taylor. We discussed all aspects of mentorship including finding a mentor, being a mentor and how to navigate those relationships.

Top 5 Tips for Mentorship

January 17th, 2023 by

January is National Mentoring Month. And aside from utilizing mentorship to go full-speed ahead with new years’ aspirations, having a mentor is just a good, anytime career decision.

A Communicator’s Calling: Serving Others First

January 11th, 2023 by

U of Kentucky communicator Marc C. Whitt offers characteristics of the PR pro as servant leader. These include leading with humility, compassion and authenticity. In addition, the servant leader encourages career and educational growth in team members.

PR Pros Seek Flexible Hours, More Money and Purpose, But ‘Crave’ In-Office Work

January 4th, 2023 by

Covid changed the nature of PR work. Communicators value flexible hours and increased compensation most, a new PRNEWS survey shows. In addition, though they don’t want to be in the office every day, communicators believe in-person collaboration is vital for careers and clients.

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Top 5 Tips for Returning after the New Year Break

January 3rd, 2023 by

For our series, Top Five, we asked communication professionals where to start when coming back in the new year.