<strong>How to Organize your First Press Event and not Freak Out</strong>

How to Organize your First Press Event and not Freak Out

In December of 2021, my classmates and I organized our first press event: “Listen to Me! Stories of the Unnoticed” in partnership with St. Anthony Shrine — a Boston church and charitable organization run by Franciscan friars. We wanted to bring attention to underrepresented groups — such as people who are unhoused, struggling with mental health, and members of the […]

<strong>A Look into the Award-Winning Scripps PRSSA Chapter</strong>

A Look into the Award-Winning Scripps PRSSA Chapter

At this past year’s PRSSA International Conference in Texas, outstanding PRSSA Chapters and students were recognized for their hard work and dedication to the profession through various awards and scholarships. As Chapter President of Ohio University’s Scripps PRSSA, it was an amazing experience to connect with other outstanding Chapters and individuals, share our love for the profession, and compare how […]

<strong>PRSSA Latin American Competition 2022: Rising PR Talents from Latin America</strong>

PRSSA Latin American Competition 2022: Rising PR Talents from Latin America

The second annual PRSSA Latin case study competition, The International Communication Challenge 2022, took place this past October. Having started in 2021, this annual competition assembles the PRSSA Latin Chapters to work together and apply their PR knowledge to create and implement a public relations campaign.  This year’s case study was hosted by Universidad de Medellín (UdeM) from Colombia in partnership […]

<strong>The Spirit of Delta </strong>

The Spirit of Delta 

Delta Air Lines’ COVID-19 vaccination campaign, “Protected together. Connected together” exceeded its objective by 20%. The campaign gave a glimpse into airline crisis communications. Airline public relations is not the most popular career amongst young PR students, but maybe it should be.  Delta Air Lines, named to J.D. Power’s Best Airlines list in 2021, has many opportunities for PR professionals […]

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 […]

My PR Resolutions

My PR Resolutions

Around this time every year, people start making lists of what they hope to accomplish in the new year. Well, I thought it would be nice to have my own list of PR New Year’s Resolutions. Some of these resolutions are for advancing my career, and some are just because my enthusiasm for PR has crept a little bit too […]

The Growing Trend of PR Packages and Their Long-Term Effects 

The Growing Trend of PR Packages and Their Long-Term Effects 

Influencers: the new dream job of almost everyone right now. They have the beauty of working from wherever they want, creating exciting content, and getting cool opportunities. One of the many perks of working in this growing industry is receiving “PR packages.” If you watch any influencer’s Instagram story, YouTube vlog, or TikTok, you might notice they are constantly receiving […]

Learning from YouTubers’ Apology Videos at ICON 2022

Learning from YouTubers’ Apology Videos at ICON 2022

Apology videos: a new media genre where YouTubers apologize for their offensive or scandalous behaviors. James Charles, PewDiePie, David Dobrik, Logan Paul, Jeffree Star are a few celebrities whose apology videos you’ve likely seen, but have you analyzed them from a PR and crisis communication perspective? Anne Marie Mitchell, associate professor in the Communication Department at Columbia College Chicago, worked […]