Tag: public relations

My Path to Public Relations

This post is part of a series written by zcomm interns. Be sure to check back each week for their take on the latest in the public relations industry. This week, Hailey discusses what led her to a career in PR. When I was in high school I came up with a brilliant plan for my future. I was going… Read more →

Women dominate PR, while men still hold the higher-level positions

This post is part of a series written by zcomm interns. Be sure to check back each week for their take on the latest in the public relations industry. This week, Hailey talks about public relations being a female-dominated profession. Walking into my first public relations course at the University of Maryland, I immediately thought “Wow, where are all the… Read more →

What Happens in Vegas?

So, I’m back from Vegas, where I spent the holidays. I won some money at roulette, but lost my hearing at Cirque de Soliel “Love.” I didn’t know they had speakers in the back of each seat. As if the four-ton woofers, tweeters (the old-fashioned kind) and speakers placed around the theater weren’t enough! For a while Vegas tried to… Read more →

Top PR Headlines of 2011

What a year for PR (or lack of it)… Kim’s wedding, Charlie’s rant, Herman’s denial, Facebook’s fall and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream balls. Let’s take a closer look at five PR disasters from the past year: Cain was Cheesy – So this wind-up toy of an ex-Republican Presidential Candidate went a bit too far when he denied affair #1,… Read more →

Mark of Cain

Herman, Herman, Herman. With four women on your heels and poll numbers dropping, you are, in PR terms, in deep doo doo. What was with the non-press conference where Cain was going to lay out all the facts? He did mention that the allegations were “baseless” several times and that no lawyers were involved in separation agreements that are typical when employees… Read more →