Barri Rafferty: President, Mentor and Leader

Published on October 21, 2016, at 10:38 a.m. by Sonny Franks. Barri Rafferty did not always know she was destined to be the first female president of Ketchum, one of the most prominent public relations agencies…

Diversifying the Corporate and Nonprofit Sectors

Published on September 23, 2016, at 12:58 p.m. By Kennedy Studdard. Felyicia Jerald came from a background of tropical Florida weather and strong, community-oriented women. With a degree in newspaper journalism from Florida A&M, her…

Sarah Dougherty: Leading by Example

Published on April 29, 2016, at 10:15 a.m. by Kelley Breeding. It’s no doubt The University of Alabama is full of opportunities for students wanting to major in public relations. According to a university report,…

The Leadership Behind the Leadership

Published on April 20, 2016, at 4:45 p.m. by Mackenzie Ross. Founded in 2005, The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations promotes leadership and innovation in the field of public relations. Each year, the…

The YoPro You Need to Know

by Lindsey Young. Published on April 13, 2016, at 4:15 p.m. Every year, PRWeek awards the best and the brightest in the industry for their outstanding achievements. The awards have been established as the communications…

The Value of Bateman

Published on April 12, 2016, at 9:40 p.m. by Kala Brumbaugh. Are you a military veteran? If you aren’t, chances are you know someone who is. There are more than 440,000 veterans in higher education…

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Mentor!

Posted on January 25, 2016, at 6:15 p.m. by Kristen Ellis. What’s the best way to write a standout cover letter? Should my résumé include a references section? How should I network with employers I’m…

Ron Culp: Achieving the PR Quadfecta

Posted on December 1, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. by Taylor Shelnutt. Ever met someone who has truly done it all, managing a full career and a fuller life with apparent effortlessness? Ron Culp, professional director…

Dana McGough: Journey to Cayenne Creative

Posted: September 2, 2015, 3:30 p.m. by Mary Claire Hunter. If you had less than three weeks to get more than 2,000 people to attend a theater opening, could you do it? What if that…

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