You have a crisis communications plan in place. You’ve assembled a crisis response team, written a comprehensive crisis plan, and role played the most likely crisis scenarios. You’re ready for the unexpected. But then the crisis strikes. Your adrenaline surges. Your boss is suddenly irrational, choosing to abandon your well-conceived plan and just “wing it.”
On March 13, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. ET, #PRStudChat will present “Tips for Strategic Public Relations Planning” for our students, educators and professionals. The session will focus on strategic planning in public relations and the ever-changing challenges confronting PR professionals. Students will get a chance to test their knowledge of PR planning, and professionals will have the opportunity to share insights and experiences.
I hear and use the term over and over…we all do…“professionalism.” In our hearts and heads, we also all think we know what it means. But do we really? I face the challenge of defining professionalism almost every day PR…PR Case Studies…and others) at Curry College.
There are a lot of great technology partners. You need to roll up your sleeves and test several of these platforms to see which one meets the needs of your programs or the needs of different clients.
Finally, we’re ready to announce the winner of the #PRStudChat Challenge. The two finalists were: Finalist #1: Karen Russell, PR Professor at the University of Georgia. Editor of the Journal of Public Relations Research. Karen’s collaborative lit review: http://bit.ly/9aT851 group SM book review: http://bit.ly/bW0l9Q offered a great example of the use of collaborative learning techniques […]
New York City has some of the best venues to host a networking event. Find a cool location and combine with an interesting topic (Beauty 2.0) and what do you have? The makings of a really creative and collaborative night. That’s exactly what happened on Tuesday, November 9th. Beauty industry professionals, media and bloggers met […]
We’re getting closer to our #PRStudChat November 18th 2010 event session, which will highlight a panel of thought leaders in event planning and leadership from PR industry organizations that hold events all year round. The session will focus on events for professionals and how to maximize opportunities to learn and build relationships. And, now, it’s time to […]
I want to share a strange incident that happened to me last weekend. In between work projects and running around being a chaperone for my daughter….I received a voicemail on my cell phone. It was one of my Facebook friends, not someone who I know particularly well, but definitely a Facebook acquaintance.
The Holiday season is quickly approaching and it’s a busy time of year. Events are plentiful and options to network are a difficult choice. From the learning seminars and workshops to the holiday parties, meet ups and tweet ups, where will you be spending your time? Will it depend on the type of event, the […]
I’ve been doing a lot of work in the area of social media policy development. The same questions keep surfacing in my conversations with executives at different industry associations. Although, we see many of the two-page social media policies that are public facing, many executives are inquiring about their employees and what they need to know regarding social media participation, beyond the obvious “Rules of Engagement.”
We have some great news for our #PRStudChat community! Today officially launches the PRStudChat blog and a new podcast series. Please visit our blog at www.prstudchat.com for more information on these exciting initiatives. Our community is growing and we want to keep the dynamic conversations going between our PR students, educators and professionals. We want to thank our community for their support and for sharing knowledge and insights about the many changes in the PR industry.
It’s time to vote for the winner of the #PRStudChat 2010 Challenge!
We announced the #PRStudChat Challenge on Wednesday, October 13th when we asked our community to send us links to their favorite social media classroom projects. There were so many great nominations and we want to thank everyone for their submissions. However, we had to narrow down the entries to two finalists. It is my pleasure […]
The PRSA International Conference 2010 Powering Progress kicked off on Saturday, October 16th. I arrived at the conference, on Sunday, October 17th with great expectations. I’ve been looking forward to this conference, knowing that many of the PR professionals who I chat with all year will be in one place. I’m ready to share ideas and network.
On Wednesday, October 13th at 8:30 p.m. #PRStudChat hosted “Back to School Night” which was another dynamic community discussion. Joining us on our panel of educators was @karenrussel, @rdfrench @bfliu @barbaranixon @andinarvaez @melanie_James and @mihaela_v who discussed social media in the classroom.
Wednesday, October 13th at 8:30 p.m. is #PRStudChat with our panel of educators and a focus on social media in the classroom. We want to thank all of our students who nominated a favorite educator to participate on the panel. It’s my pleasure to announce the panelists: Karen Russell (@KarenRussell) PR professor at the University […]