PPRA’s Careers 101: Is it Worth It?

Short answer: Yes. Long answer? Keep reading! First off, you should know that PPRA stands for Philadelphia Public Relations Association, and that it is the oldest and largest independent public relations association in the country. And to put that into perspective, this year is their 70th anniversary! Secondly, Careers 101 is an annual event that … Continue reading PPRA’s Careers 101: Is it Worth It?

Tips from the Experts: Pitching Morning News

This Monday, the Philadelphia Public Relations Association hosted its annual meeting in Old City, Philadelphia. Along with introducing its newest board members, the programming on the agenda included an awesome presentation by CBS3 and CW morning anchor Erika von Tiehl. Erika gave an incredibly eye-opening presentation with tips on pitching your client to morning news … Continue reading Tips from the Experts: Pitching Morning News

PPRA Annual Meeting Recap

Wednesday evening at the PPRA Annual Meeting, the Philadelphia Public Relations Association honored past Temple University PRSSA President, Mackenzie Krott, with the PPRA Dr. Jean Brodey Award. This award honors a student for outstanding interest and professional promise in the field of public relations, academic excellence and community contribution. With a warm welcoming of applause … Continue reading PPRA Annual Meeting Recap

A Night of Networking with PPRA

Last night, Temple PRSSA and PRowl members enjoyed an evening of networking at The Philadelphia Public Relations Association’s annual event, Careers 101. The event, which was targeted toward students and young professionals, turned out a great crowd at Drexel University.   Approximately 20 Temple PR students were in attendance. They networked with professionals from a … Continue reading A Night of Networking with PPRA

Networking Tips for Owning the Room

I can't tell you how many times I've heard the saying, "It's not what you know, it's who you know." As I have been looking for jobs, I've come to realize more and more how true it really is. On Tuesday, one of Philadelphia's biggest networking events for students is being held - PPRA Careers … Continue reading Networking Tips for Owning the Room

PR Careers 101 Recap

Last night I attended my first PR Careers 101 event, which was hosted by the Philadelphia PRSA chapter and Philadelphia Public Relations Association (PPRA). The event included a panel discussion with four PR professionals, round table discussions with young PR professionals, and the opportunity to have your resume critiqued by a PR professional. The four … Continue reading PR Careers 101 Recap