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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

Handling the Holiday Chaos

Posted At: December 3, 2012 2:00 P.M. by Memorie Bailey It’s important to get things done on time, but it’s also important to enjoy the holidays and the well-deserved time off. Here are some useful tips for staying on track during the holiday season.

Building Relationships: Journalists and PR Professionals

Posted At: November 29, 2012 7:45 P.M. by Memorie Bailey Journalists and PR professionals work in the same industry and interact with one another on a regular basis, so it is important to maintain strong relationships with them in order to gain the coverage an

Big Opportunity in Small Places

Posted: October 29, 2012 2:00 P.M. by Memorie Bailey So, if busy cities and large firms aren’t for you, there’s still big opportunity in small places.

Places Are Products, Too: Branding a City

Posted At: September 20, 2012 3:46 P.M. by Memorie Bailey Cities all over the United States maintain brand identities that promote their unique history and essence, allowing residents to identify with a place all their own.

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