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Dr. Chuck Wallington

[VIDEO] PRNEWS Honors Black History Month: Where Are the Black Men in PR?

February 28th, 2024 by

PRNEWS welcomed Dr. Chuck Wallington to celebrate Black History Month and discuss the issue of a diminishing number of Black men in the PR industry. Wallington is the author of “A Seat at the C-Suite Table: Insights from the Journeys of African American Executives.”

On Mentorship: How to Respond to a Prospective Mentee

December 13th, 2023 by

If a prospective mentee approaches you, here’s how you can get the conversation going and gauge whether it’s a good fit.

Landing a C-Suite Role: Q&A With CMOs Who Began in PR

December 1st, 2023 by

PRNEWS spoke with two CMOs about the convergence of PR and marketing, how their earlier roles in communications benefitted their careers and what PR pros with C-suite aspirations should be focusing on.

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.

Enthusiasm, Determination, Proactivity and Organization Help PR Pros Seeking Mentors

January 3rd, 2023 by

In honor of National Mentoring Month, we held a virtual roundtable to discuss how Covid changed mentorship; how mentorship influences recruitment and retention; and advice for those seeking a mentor.