The Real Life Olivia Pope’s Newest High-Profile Clients

Most aspiring Public Relations specialists can’t help but look up to ABC’s Scandal’smain character, Olivia Pope, who plays the ultimate crisis management expert who represents everyone from politicians to celebrities.  But, what most people don’t know is that Olivia Pope is actually based off a real woman: Judy Smith. Judy Smith was a former Bush … Continue reading The Real Life Olivia Pope’s Newest High-Profile Clients

Build Your Confidence In Conversation

As a public relations student, throughout classes, student organizations and internships we have all been taught the “secrets” to becoming a successful public relation specialist. Time and time again we have heard that one of the most successful tools we need to optimize is networking. Networking is basically building personalized and beneficial relationships with other … Continue reading Build Your Confidence In Conversation

Stress Less

As a public relations major balancing between classes, work, internships and a social life, time can become pretty tight. We all have stressful days, and if we're being honest, they are more like stressful weeks…and I think everyone could use some help dealing with that anxiety. I often researched how to reduce stress only to … Continue reading Stress Less

"Oh The Places You’ll Go" With Public Relations

As every public relation student knows, as soon as they say they are majoring in PR, a series of almost standardized questions always seem to follow: “What to do you want to do?” and “Where do you want to work?” However, because of the diversity that public relations can offer, these questions can be hard … Continue reading "Oh The Places You’ll Go" With Public Relations

PR In The Eternal City

This summer, while studying abroad at Temple Rome I found a small cafe in the heart of the city. Everyday I watched countless Roman businessmen and women trickle in and out of the café at lunchtime. After seeing these professionals day after day, I began to wonder: what is modern public relations like in the … Continue reading PR In The Eternal City

ABC’s Scandal: Based off the Ultimate PR Star

Turns out, although ABC’s Scandal has some pretty outrageous characters and plots, the show is actually based off a real woman! The main character of Scandal, Olivia Pope, a crisis management expert or “fixer” is actually based directly off Judy Smith. Judy Smith graduated with a public relations degree from Boston University and founded her … Continue reading ABC’s Scandal: Based off the Ultimate PR Star