Three Tips To Successfully Do Public Relations When You Have Autism 

Three Tips To Successfully Do Public Relations When You Have Autism 

Public relations is a field where you have to do your best to manage a company’s image. Whether it be through corporate social responsibility, organizing events, or social media management, you have a really important job. This job can be much more complicated if you have autism.  Autism can make you incredibly intelligent and talented. But it can also hinder […]

Letting Your Heart Lead: Lessons from 2024 Leadership Assembly

Letting Your Heart Lead: Lessons from 2024 Leadership Assembly

What do David Grossman, Laine Himmelmann, and Patrice Tanaka have in common? Aside from their remarkable leadership in the PR industry, advocacy for important causes, and speaking engagements at PRSSA’s 2024 Leadership Assembly, they all lead their professional lives with their hearts. In a world where many are driven by dollar signs and fame, these industry leaders offer us, as […]

Tips For Effective Conference Networking

Tips For Effective Conference Networking

Attending the PRSSA International Conference is one of the best steps a public relations/communications student can take to prepare for their career. I had the opportunity to attend ICON in 2021 and 2022 and, without a doubt, I wouldn’t be where I am today if it weren’t for everything I learned and everyone I met at the Conference. I’m sure […]

The Best Public Relations Practice is to Stay Away From Public Relations

The Best Public Relations Practice is to Stay Away From Public Relations

Okay, not really. But there are a lot of missed opportunities when public relations pre-professionals and professionals ignore other disciplines.  Diversifying your worldview. Communication and PR-focused education and resources give professionals and pre-professionals the outlets and technical skills to effectively communicate and organize messages. But other disciplines can help with understanding audiences that PR professionals are trying to reach.  One […]

Changing the Conversation on Mental Health: Seizing the Awkward

Changing the Conversation on Mental Health: Seizing the Awkward

During this year’s PRSSA Leadership Assembly in Scottsdale, Ariz., attendees participated in the Leadership Training Session, “Changing the Conversation Around Mental Health.” It was conducted by Doreen Marshall, Ph.D., vice president of mission engagement of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).   This was an excellent opportunity to raise awareness on such an important topic as mental health. Dr. Marshall […]

Changing the Conversation on Mental Health: Seizing the Awkward

Changing the Conversation on Mental Health: Seizing the Awkward

During this year’s PRSSA Leadership Assembly in Scottsdale, Arizona, attendees participated in the Leadership Training Session, “Changing the Conversation Around Mental Health,” conducted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Vice President of Mission Engagement Doreen Marshall, Ph.D. This was an excellent opportunity to raise awareness on such an important topic that communication professionals have to be aware of. Ms. […]

Motherhood Empowers Women to Succeed in PR 

Motherhood Empowers Women to Succeed in PR 

I stared down at the two thick lines on the stick of plastic in disbelief. Positive. Though my symptoms over the past few weeks had already confirmed my suspicions, I couldn’t quite believe I was pregnant — again. A million thoughts raced through my mind, but one blasted through all the others: How on earth was I going to finish […]