How do you make a successful pitch? Think like a journ...

  By Matt Hollander Pitching a story can be a daunting task. It’s hard to ignore the expectations of clients, and often media outlets are either not interested in the story or don’t have the resources to cover it properly. The convergence of these different objectives can leave a PR professional...

Meet Our New Intern

Get to know a little about me: I was born and raised in a little ski town in Wyoming – Jackson Hole. Growing up in a town where outdoor activities thrive made me an absolute ski fanatic and lover of the outdoors. When I am not studying for school, participating in extra-curricular activities, or interning,...

3 Tips For a Looming Job Search

With school back in session for many college students (and starting soon for others), I’ve found myself reflecting on September 2013. On the first of that month, just over a year ago, I was no longer a student. I was a professional! I was ready to tackle the world! Or so I thought… I know for a fact that...

Not Everyone Loves the Ice Bucket Challenge

By any standard of measurement, The ALS Association’s Ice Bucket Challenge is a wild success. As of this past Wednesday, August 27, the association has received $94.3 million in donations compared to $2.7 million during the same period last year (July 29 to August 27). The spectacle of recording yourself...

PR & Ethics: The Native Advertising Debate

I know a number of people who do not think highly of what I do for a living. When I met my husband’s brother for the first time, he curled his lip and scoffed when I told him I was in marketing. A friend who often rails against corporate influence in the media tends to dismiss any alternative perspective I...

My Summer Internship at Vox

Post by Dorothy Olszyk, Vox PRPA Intern What a privilege it has been working with the amazing team at Vox this summer! This internship was a great opportunity and I learned something new everyday. It affirmed my passion for the field of public relations! Next week, I am headed for Iowa to begin my AmeriCorps...

All Grown Up: My First Three Months at Vox

Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, I leap out of bed. I’ve never been so excited to wake up at 7 a.m. Until now. It’s mid-August in 2013, and I’m about to head to the last class of my college career. After this last class, I will be a college graduate, and the “real world” beckons. Leaving the comforts...

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