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Memorie Bailey — Woodstock, Georgia  Major/Minor: Public Relations/Psychology Academic Achievements: President’s List Jobs, Internships & Other Achievements: Administrative Assistant: The Georgia Ballet (Fall 2008- Spring 2009); Intern: Dunwoody Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (Summer 2010); PR Intern: University of Alabama College of Education (August 2012–present) Community Service:


Welcome to Platform Magazine, a student-run public relations publication at The University of Alabama. We strive to encourage ethical practice and leadership, facilitate conversation with our readers and provide insight into the ever-changing world of public relations. As we celebrate our fifth-year anniversary, we hope

Cari Steiner: PRWeek’s 2012 Young PR Professional of the Year

Cari Steiner: PRWeek’s 2012 Young PR Professional of the Year

Posted: January 15, 2013 at 12:15 P.M. by Christina Steward Often referred to as the Oscars of the PR world, the PRWeek Awards are a chance to salute the industry’s best. In March, the 2012 winners were announced; among them was Cari Steiner, the 2012

The A's and B's of PR

Posted At: October 24, 2012 4:45 P.M. by Christina Steward Although PR requires many of the type-A personality traits, I feel that a good mix of the two types is most beneficial to the profession. It is always nice to have someone who is very

It Takes MoreThanUThink

Posted At: October 14, 2012 7:35 P.M. by Grace Roberts and Christina Steward The development of a campaign can be a daunting task. By keeping the following tips in mind, the process in planning your campaign might be less stressful than you think.

Corporate Social Responsibility within Community Banking

Posted At: October 4, 2012 3:20 P.M. by Christina Steward When you think of corporate social responsibility among banks, you may think of large multi-billion-dollar institutions giving millions of dollars to national charities. However, local banks play an important part in CSR, too.

How Important Is That Code of Ethics?

Posted At: September 21, 2012 11:45 P.M. by Christina Steward The PRSA Code of Ethics is not just something you see in the back of a textbook. If you ever feel like you are faltering in the PR world, the Code reminds you why you

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