Storytelling Through the Lens of F. Scott Fitzgerald

Published on May 14, 2018, at 10:10 a.m. by Skylar Spencer. “As communications people, we are first and foremost storytellers,” Tham Khai Meng, Ogilvy co-chairman and worldwide chief creative officer, said in a recent tweet.…

Airbnb: 10/10 Would Recommend

Published on Thursday, April 7, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. by Elizabeth Broussard. One unfamiliar place. Two strangers’ homes. Three young females. This past spring break, my friends and I took a risk — a risk that…

How Storytelling Captivates and Inspires

Posted on February 11, 2016, at 12:30 p.m. by Mackenzie Lyng. In April 2011, creator of TOMS shoes, Blake Mycoskie, asked the world a question: Will everyone go barefoot? From this question, Mycoskie started One…

Expanding Your Bookshelf: A New Kind of Storytelling

Posted October 2, 2015, 10:00 a.m. by Madalyn Atherton. The publishing world fears that the rise of social media and the Internet will mean the downfall of books. Seventy-six percent of people over 18 read at…

“Game of Thrones” Killed It

Posted: June 2, 2014, 9:40 a.m. by Morgan Daniels. “Game of Thrones” has been thrilling and shocking fans worldwide since its original air date on April 17, 2011. This popular drama is an HBO adaptation…

#RockTheFirm: University of Texas Tower PR

Posted At: November 19, 2013 11:00 a.m. by Karly Weigel Texas Tower PR at the University of Texas is becoming a powerhouse both locally and nationally. This student-run firm works specifically with local nonprofits in the…

Yeah, Greenville, S.C., Is THAT Greenville

Posted At: October 18, 2013 10:37 a.m. by Sarah de Jong. Imagine a city of 60,000 that has been featured in O, the Oprah Magazine, Southern Living, Men’s Journal, Martha Stewart Living, Saveur, Travel +…

Create Like a Kid

Posted At: March 19, 2013 6:15 P.M. by Caroline Murray In the field of communications, constant creativity is a part of basic job duties. Whether it is coming up with a new slogan, designing a…

Ho-Ho-Whole Lotta PR Wisdom from Santa

Posted At: November 28, 2012 1:50 P.M.
by Sam Nathews
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s… an overweight, elderly man bellowing “HO-HO-HO” through the whiskers of his long, white beard while riding in a magical sleigh filled with Christmas gifts and powered by nine flying reindeer?

That’s right — Santa Claus is coming to town. And along with all the toys and goodies, he has loaded a bit of public relations insight into his big, red gift bag for all the good little PR pros to enjoy.

Rick Bragg’s Recipe for a Rich Story

Posted: November 15, 2012 at 2:25 P.M. by Jessica Colburn. Storytelling doesn’t involve simply telling a story — it helps you feel the story. And, according to Bragg, one of the most important parts is giving your story a heart.