Three Non-traditional Takeaways from TU Invitational 2016

Temple PRSSA held their third annual TU Invitational on Saturday, Mar. 12. TU Invitational is a one- day, regional conference focused on public relations, marketing and the communication industry. It offers a variety of guest speakers to attendees, as well as a networking session with professionals from the region at the end. The theme this … Continue reading Three Non-traditional Takeaways from TU Invitational 2016

Help Me, I’m Stuck

As a member of the executive board, I am responsible for publishing a blog post every two weeks. This is a simple task, but sometimes I find myself struggling for inspiration. There are times I feel like I keep running into a brick wall when brainstorming for thoughtful ideas. I am dedicating this blog post … Continue reading Help Me, I’m Stuck

PR Lessons from “The Newsroom”

I made a list of goals I wanted to accomplish over my last and final winter break (tears). One of these goals was to catch up on a number of series that were pushed to the side all fall semester. I finished the entire series of HBO’s “The Newsroom” in a mere seven days. Isn’t … Continue reading PR Lessons from “The Newsroom”

Another Week, Another Company Apology

Uh oh, Bloomingdale’s. Bloomingdale’s was in the hot seat the past few days for including an offensive reference in a holiday advertisement which read “spike your best friend’s eggnog when they’re not looking.” I'm sorry, what? The first question that comes to my mind when I saw this hit the fan was for implying date rape … Continue reading Another Week, Another Company Apology

Nuts for the Nutshell

One of the first emails the student body received at the beginning of the new school year from Temple University was from the “Nutshell.” Like many, I was intrigued when this appeared in my inbox on my iPhone. The unfamiliar name and catchy subject line led me to read on. The Nutshell described itself as … Continue reading Nuts for the Nutshell

New Semester, New You

Back to school is officially in full swing. Every semester starts with a clean slate. For most of us aspiring PRos, a new internship has started as well. Here are some helpful tips to get you ready to conquer all responsibilities you have over these next few months. Fall Cleaning - How long has it … Continue reading New Semester, New You