Let the Games Begin

Published on April 29, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. by Rachel Chandler. In just a few short months, the world will come together for the next Olympic Games. This year, more than 10,500 athletes will gather…

Brand Jive

Posted on February 16, 2016, at 1:20 a.m. by Hannah MacInnis. On a cold Thursday night in December 2015, 11.5 million people tuned into NBC to watch Kenny Leon, among others, perform “The Wiz Live!,”…

Brian Williams: Propeller of Lies

Posted: February 20, 2015, 2:00 p.m. by Laura Gregory. As public relations students, we learn time after time that the key to crisis communication is an immediate and sincere apology. However, the news headlines seem…

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…

A Missed Opportunity

Posted: February 4, 2015, 2:45 p.m. by Kaitlin Goins. With Netflix, Hulu and soon-to-be HBO Go, purchasing cable seems ridiculous — even more so now that ABC and other networks allow you to stream their…

Must See Macy’s

Posted: November 24, 2014, 2:15 p.m. by Doug Killough. It’s Thanksgiving morning, and you wake up to the savory aroma of a full feast being prepared in the kitchen. It’s a cool, crisp day, and you…

Jimmy Fallon: More Than Wit

Posted: November 21, 2014, 7:25 p.m. by Mary Kathryn Woods. Hey, hey, hey, hey! As public relations practitioners, we can do more than chuckle at NBC’s “The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon — we can…

Golden Global Perceptions

Posted At: January 17, 2014 7:31 a.m. by Maggie Jones Infamous red-soled Christian Louboutin’s were tossed over her shoulder with one hand, while a sloshing martini was held in the other — Emma Thompson quickly…