15 04, 2021

Everything I Needed to Learn about PR I Learned when I was Five

By |2021-04-15T21:00:49+00:00April 15th, 2021|Categories: Networking/Relationships, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Back To The Basics Since I’m graduating soon I tend to get asked what advice I would give to myself going into the Advertising and Public Relations major. To be honest with you, I don’t know what I would say to her. I’m content with where I landed and I’ve had the privilege of having [...]

14 04, 2021

Influence(r) Marketing w/ Jason Falls

By |2021-04-14T12:46:04+00:00April 14th, 2021|Categories: Podcast, Podcast Recap, PR Hangover, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Who’s Our Guest? Jason Falls is a leading digital strategist, author, speaker and thinker in the digital and social media marketing industry. He is an innovator in the conversation research segment of social analytics, having published the first-ever Conversation Report in 2012. An award-winning strategist and widely read industry pundit, Falls has been noted [...]

8 04, 2021

Optimizing Your Social Media Strategy

By |2021-04-08T21:01:06+00:00April 8th, 2021|Categories: Branding, Creative, Media, Research, Social Media, Tips, Trends|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

As social media continues to grow, we continue to see an increased role for businesses and influencers worldwide. Social media has the power to allow you to raise awareness, engagement, and communication with your target audience. That’s why it’s become crucial for brands to establish an identity and social strategy to best optimize all that [...]

6 04, 2021

Let’s Catch Up with GVPRSSA Alumni

By |2021-04-06T21:00:38+00:00April 6th, 2021|Categories: Alumni, Internships, Networking/Relationships, PR News, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Let’s see what past GVPRSSA students are up to after graduation. For this GVPRSSA alumni series, I caught up with Emily Gagnon, the former GrandPR CEO and now a young public relations professional. During her time with GVPRSSA and GrandPR, she won various awards for her dedication to the organizations, such as the PRSSA National [...]

1 04, 2021

3 Tips for Creating Accessible Social Media Content

By |2021-04-01T22:47:18+00:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: Social Media, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

As incoming public relations professionals, we recognize our responsibility to communicate on behalf of our clients or our organization to build mutually beneficial relationships with our publics. These publics include employees, customers, investors, etc. Additionally, we have a responsibility to craft inclusive messaging, keeping in mind that our publics may include people of all races, [...]

31 03, 2021

Nonprofit Communications w/ Javon Dobbs

By |2021-03-31T15:27:13+00:00March 31st, 2021|Categories: Non-profit, Podcast, Podcast Recap, PR Hangover|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Who’s Our Guest? Javon Dobbs is a communications manager at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Michigan. In this role, he supports the foundation’s efforts to promote thriving children, working families, and equitable communities. As a member of the communications team, he is responsible for implementing a wide range of communications strategies, to [...]

25 03, 2021

Internships: Where to Start

By |2021-03-26T13:50:07+00:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: Internships, Networking/Relationships, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The frequently discussed buzzword of communications majors: internships. Where do I look, how do I start applying, and am I even ready to dip my toes in the field? As someone who is no stranger to internships, from searching to working, I’ll give you tips for the start of your internship journey. Actively Search An [...]

18 03, 2021

The Best Tips and Tricks for Interviews

By |2021-03-22T14:40:29+00:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: Internships, Interviewing, Networking/Relationships, Research, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

As a current senior who is undertaking the home stretch before graduation, I have been applying to many different jobs. In a little over a month, I will be graduated and thrown into the “real world”. As a fresh college graduate or current college student applying to jobs or internships can be trying and frustrating [...]

17 03, 2021

Experiences of a Storyteller w/ Nepherterra Best

By |2021-03-17T12:58:43+00:00March 17th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, Podcast, Podcast Recap, PR Hangover, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Who’s Our Guest? Nepherterra ‘Neph’ Estrada Best is a seasoned entrepreneur and public relations professional who is passionate about building authentic brands and getting results for her firms’ clients.  During her 17-year PR career, she has successfully managed public relations campaigns in more than 25 industries including financial services, health care, retail, real estate, [...]

16 03, 2021

Unpaid Internships? It’s a No From Me

By |2021-03-16T21:00:11+00:00March 16th, 2021|Categories: Internships, Networking/Relationships, Tips, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s no secret that employers want to hire candidates with hands-on, professional experience. There are some lessons and skills that just can’t be taught in a classroom setting. For this reason, many university programs require their students to complete at least one internship before they graduate. And, usually, those student interns go on to form [...]

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