How I’ve Navigated Working Amid Uncertainty

  By Holly Jenvey Two years ago, my family and I moved from New York City to Los Angeles. Moving across the country at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic was a step into the unknown, but instilled the values of curiosity, connectivity and resilience in my professional and personal life. Curiosity My curiosity is…… Continue reading How I’ve Navigated Working Amid Uncertainty

‘Restoring’ Civility or Reinventing It? Why Civility Without Communication Isn’t Civil at All

By David Murray As the author of a new book, An Effort to Understand: Hearing Ourselves (and One Another) in a Nation Cracked in Half, naturally I’m enthusiastic about the focus of the PRSSA’s 2021 Bateman Compeition: “Modeling Civility: How Public Relations Professionals Can Restore Quality, Integrity and Inclusiveness to Public Discourse.” I’m even more…… Continue reading ‘Restoring’ Civility or Reinventing It? Why Civility Without Communication Isn’t Civil at All

PRSSA Promotes Civility via Bateman Competition; Hear 10 Important Tips to Reduce Polarization

By Jennifer Honeycutt Civility has been top-of-mind for many this past year. Faced with crises including a pandemic, a summer plagued by police brutality and the resulting calls for better regulation and oversight of policing, and an election that tested American democracy, the national climate has felt vitriolic. It was in this environment that the…… Continue reading PRSSA Promotes Civility via Bateman Competition; Hear 10 Important Tips to Reduce Polarization

Kenon McCollins: Future Music & PR Rock Star

Like a couple thousand others, I had planned to be in Nashville, Tennessee this week for the annual PRSA and PRSSA conferences. Instead, as with almost everything else in our lives these days the conferences are being held virtually. That includes my favorite event—the awards banquet celebrating future leaders of our profession. For the past…… Continue reading Kenon McCollins: Future Music & PR Rock Star

DePaul Students Promote Census, Win Bateman Award

For the first time in DePaul’s history, a team of College of Communication students won the Bateman Competition, PRSSA’s premier national case study competition for public relations students. The student team from University of Florida finished second, and third place honors went to High Point University in the highly competitive challenge undertaken by 57 student…… Continue reading DePaul Students Promote Census, Win Bateman Award

Finding PR Jobs and Income Opportunities Amidst COVID-19 Requires Thinking Outside the Box

By Jon Kovach, Jr. Even if it seems like the job world is temporarily closed to you, opportunities exist for those who think outside the box and consider doing things organizations need to get done. Creatively filling those needs with your current skills and interests will very likely lead to a job you love. I…… Continue reading Finding PR Jobs and Income Opportunities Amidst COVID-19 Requires Thinking Outside the Box

PR Pros College Visits Provide Students with a ‘Peek Behind the Curtain’

By Ashleigh Kathryn What does Rick and Morty’s “szechuan sauce ” and the University of Florida’s Public Relations Student Society of America Chapter have in common? Answer: A professional development opportunity delivered by Jano Cabrera, former McDonald’s SVP of U.S. comms, global media and PR. Cabrera was one of many public relations professionals who visited…… Continue reading PR Pros College Visits Provide Students with a ‘Peek Behind the Curtain’

Future PR Pros Focus on D&I, Careers and Goals

By Zach Ferenchak From networking to career and chapter development, the recent Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Leadership Rally in Scottsdale, AZ provided valuable insights that Culpwrit invited me to share. Here are some of my favorite moments: Diversity and Inclusion: The Importance of Why One of the most impactful themes that emerged…… Continue reading Future PR Pros Focus on D&I, Careers and Goals

3 Tips for Job Search Success: Differentiate, Network & Build Attention Getting Resume

Before I caught my breath to write about a great visit last week to the University of Florida, the UF PRSSA chapter beat me to it. While I would have talked more about the impressive students and faculty I met during my three days in Gainesville, their post pretty much sums up the key points from my…… Continue reading 3 Tips for Job Search Success: Differentiate, Network & Build Attention Getting Resume

Want to Ace the Agency Writing Test? Get Inspired.

By Baylee Ritter In public relations, strong writing is always stressed but never talked about. Although PR students learn how to write press releases and craft social media posts, we never learn how to skillfully wield a pen. How does one become a strong writer? Is it something that can be taught? According to a…… Continue reading Want to Ace the Agency Writing Test? Get Inspired.