<strong>Reaching For the Stars: A Look into PR Relationships with Celebrities </strong>

Reaching For the Stars: A Look into PR Relationships with Celebrities 

Hosted by “Celebrity Whisperer” Rita Tateel, the PRSSA 2022 ICON session “Reaching For the Stars” focused on how public relations professionals maintain healthy relationships with high profile celebrities. This session broke down the key factors necessary to properly market celebrities and build clients’ trust.  Tateel serves as the founder and president of The Celebrity Source, an organization that has been […]

<strong>7 Sports Lessons to Apply to Your Public Relations Career</strong>

7 Sports Lessons to Apply to Your Public Relations Career

Sports and a career in public relations may have more in common than you might initially think. Being an athlete provides many valuable lessons in life: focus, discipline, risk, and reward. I’ve found that many of these sports lessons can also be applied to a public relations career Practice is the key to success. Have you ever heard the saying […]

<strong>The Importance of Body Language in Interviews: 3 Tips to Give a Good Impression </strong>

The Importance of Body Language in Interviews: 3 Tips to Give a Good Impression 

Have you ever read a text from a friend and struggled to understand the meaning behind it? Or have you fought with someone through social media because you misinterpreted the intention behind their messages? Miscommunication through various forms of media occurs often because a big part of the communication process is missing: body language.  Communication is understood as a process […]

Career Advice from Industry Pros

Career Advice from Industry Pros

This past semester, the University of Mississippi PRSSA hosted a Chapter meeting in conjunction with the IMC Connect! conference at the School of Journalism and New Media. Dr. Amanda Bradshaw, co-chair of IMC Connect!, stated that “The purpose of this event is to foster connections and collaborations among multiple stakeholders, including integrated marketing communications practitioners, academic researchers, faculty members, and […]

5 W’s and 1 H of Informational Interviews

5 W’s and 1 H of Informational Interviews

Informational interviews are your ticket into the big leagues. And by big leagues, I mean getting a job. So, let’s get into the 5 W’s and 1 H of informational interviews. WHO. Who should you do an informational interview with? A professional currently in the position that you want in the future. A professional currently at the organization you hope […]