Yesterday during Temple PRSSA's general meeting, members were given the opportunity to ask questions to former chapter members who have found great success in their post-graduate careers. The panel featured former PRSSA presidents Lindsay Bues (Public Relations Coordinator at Philabundance) and Jessica Lawlor (Internal Communication Coordinator at Cancer Treatment Centers of America) as well as … Continue reading Temple PRSSA Alumni Panel
Ever wish you could wave a magic wand and have a lengthy list of journalists, editors and bloggers at your finger tips? Many agencies have access to expensive media mapping software such as CisionPoint to develop tailored media lists in order to pitch for clients. Luckily, those working for nonprofits and organizations that can't afford … Continue reading MediaSync: A Free Media Relations Tool
The fast pace and flexibility of this field usually leaves us changing location at the drop of a hat between client meetings, press events and business trips. As Twitter is no longer a new frontier, thoroughness is key when managing a client's account. Missing a consumer @reply or direct message (DM) can do unbelievable damage … Continue reading Managing Twitter On the Go!
Summer is a time where most of us look forward to enjoying some well-deserved relaxation. However, between BlackBerries, iPhones, laptops and wifi it's difficult to completely disconnect. Have you ever planned on having a relaxing dinner, or on going to bed early, when you receive an urgent email that completely distracts you? I think we … Continue reading Hamlet’s BlackBerry: A Great Summer Read
It's official.... after Brianna Fisher's popular "Hello Real World, it's Nice to Meet You" post, we have decided to bring back a few other of the fabulous grads for our new "Alumni Thursday" blog series throughout the summer. We will have three PRowl Public Relations alumni writers: Brianna Fisher, Melissa Marsili and Crystal Wang.All three … Continue reading Introducing our New "Alumni Thursday" Blog Series!
It's always nice to get an update from our PRowl Public Relations alum! Brianna Fisher was a member of PRowl for two years and excelled in all positions she took on, including Account Executive and Director of Finance. A full-time PR pro now, Brianna checks in via the blog today:---No, I'm not talking about a … Continue reading Hello Real World, it’s Nice to Meet You!
As a student-run PR firm we spend all of our free time promoting our awesome clients the Rebecca Davis Dance Company and Casa Papel. Luckily, our Director of PR Emily Woodward is like Superwoman when it comes to time management and heads up our own publicity efforts in addition to her work for one of … Continue reading Become a Fan of PRowl Public Relations on Facebook!
HAPPO, or Help a PR Pro Out, is holding another networking event this Friday, April 30, 2010 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Twitter. In case you missed my first post about HAPPO back in February, check it out here for more background on the origin of the event. Friday's networking event is especially … Continue reading Second HAPPO Twitter Networking Event to Happen Friday
With graduation only three weeks away (eeek!) I've begun putting more effort into my job search. Yesterday, I went on my first informational interview at a Center City Philadelphia agency. It was a great experience and made me excited to complete more of these interviews and learn more about the industry. The best thing about … Continue reading Insight on Informational Interviews
This Friday, April 16 marks only three weeks until the world premiere of the Rebecca Davis Dance Company's (RDDC) newest ballet Braving the New World. The members of PRowl Public Relations' RDDC Account have been diligently working to promote this premiere through media relations, event posting, social media management and the creation of a promotional … Continue reading Client Update: Rebecca Davis Dance Company