Orientation to Public Relations

Published on March 27, 2018, at 8:57 p.m. by Alyssa Comins. If you want a job in public relations, experience is crucial. As a student, I am often reminded of that fact. In an industry…

Social Media Story Smackdown: Instagram vs. Snapchat

Published on October 17, 2017, at 1:29 p.m. by Brooke Bailey. In the battle between rapid-fire, photo- and video-sharing services, it can be difficult to know which platform is best for an organization: Instagram “stories”…

Diversity as a Young Professional

Published on October 16, 2016, at 11:50 a.m. By Kennedy Studdard. For any student majoring in public relations, it is important to recognize that diversity matters. From interests and hobbies to a person’s background and…

To Impeach or Not to Impeach?

Posted on April 13, 2016, at 6:40 p.m. by Kala Brumbaugh. Public relations is all about building relationships and trust with your clients and their key publics. Trust is the main foundation on which most…

Rebranding the South

Posted: January 27, 2015, 12:28 p.m. by Connor Fox. The American South has long been associated with its food, music and politics, to name just a few of its many distinct qualities. While some have…

Tuscaloosa: Breaking the College Town Stereotype

Posted: October 29, 2014, 1:42 p.m. by Katie Lansford. It’s no secret that Tuscaloosa is regarded as a college football town. From September to November each year, thousands of football fans migrate to one of…

You’re Hired, Now What?

Posted: October 17, 2014, 11:31 a.m. by Rachel Uniatowski. You did it. You landed your first job right out of college, and you’re on your way to becoming a public relations professional. But wait —…

A PR Student’s Manifesto

Posted At: November 14, 2013 10:00 a.m.
by Susan Griffiths.

Here are a few valuable, and often overlooked, lessons I learned through my time in the hallowed halls of Reese Phifer:

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