Morgan Aceino: Work Hard, Play Harder

Posted: May 12, 2015, 9:27 a.m. by Esther Workman. The best ideas hit you when you least expect it. For The University of Alabama’s Ad Team Account Executive Morgan Aceino and Art Director Matt Williams,…

Mark Hunter: Working for a Healthier Nation

Posted: April 21, 2015, 10:18 a.m. by Katie Vette. Mark Hunter has worked in the public relations industry for more than 20 years. He grew up in Tallassee, Alabama, and attended The University of Alabama…

Dr. Daniel Mangis: Representing the Ultimate PR Client

Posted: April 15, 2015, 2:20 p.m. by Haley Petrey. As public relations professionals, we are responsible for the representation of our clients. What if that client were the United States of America? It’s a large…

Anna Ruth Williams: AR|PR Founder and CEO

Posted: April 10, 2015, 5:40 p.m. by Kaitlin Goins. Anna Ruth Williams is a rising star in the public relations industry. After ditching the usual infrastructure of a traditional agency and starting her own with…

Darrin Griffin: Deaf Superhero

Posted: March 30, 2015, 10:42 by Haley Petrey. Have you ever thought about how your ability to hear affects the way you communicate? As a hearing child of deaf adults (CODA), Darrin Griffin experienced life…

The Key Player: Dr. Kenon A. Brown

Posted: March 16, 2015, 10:49 a.m. by Annslee Wilson. In today’s public relations industry, some practitioners do not believe that academic research is a valuable resource. Crisis management research, in particular, is often overlooked as…

Bill Liss: The PR Pro

Posted: February 19, 5:20 p.m. by Mackensie Henderson. I sat in a small study room in my apartment, waiting for the clock to turn 7:30 p.m. to speak with a leading reporter for 11Alive, Bill…

Life After the 400s: Rookies in the Agency

Posted: February 5, 2015, 7:35 p.m. by Annslee Wilson. For many college graduates, graduation day marks the end of being known as “the intern.” These graduates rejoice and celebrate their recently accepted full-time titles and…

The Sidewalk Film Festival Starring Chloe Collins

Posted: January 29, 2015, 12:25 p.m. by Katie Foster Howard. One day, while working for a PR firm in Birmingham, Alabama, Chloe Collins received a call from a former employer about a position opening up…

Brian Easter: A Catalyst for Change

Posted: January 12, 2015, 6:34 p.m. by Rachel Uniatowski. In our world, we sometimes let stereotypes alter our judgment of people, especially chief executive officers. We forget that every person has his own story, and…

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