Alabama’s Alana Doyle Defines ‘Where (Public Relations) Legends Are Made’​

I met Alana Doyle during a February visit to The University of Alabama and then recently celebrated with Alana and her beaming father as she was named PRWeek’s Outstanding Student of the Year. Here, Mark Harris, one of her proud professors, writes about her win and what it takes to excel as young leader in…… Continue reading Alabama’s Alana Doyle Defines ‘Where (Public Relations) Legends Are Made’​

Congrats to PR Week’s 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

Congratulations to the latest class of inductees into the PRWeek Hall of Fame: Chevron’s Dave Samson, former Weber Shandwick CEO Harris Diamond, FleishmanHillard chair John Graham, Padilla chair Lynn Casey, Elon University dean Rochelle Ford, and Harley-Davidson’s Joanne Bischmann. Dave Samson, GM, public affairs, Chevron Dave Samson has been GM of public affairs at Chevron…… Continue reading Congrats to PR Week’s 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

Adapting to Change: 3 Takeaways from PRDecoded

By Richie Roesner Hundreds of public relations professionals converged on the renowned Chicago startup hub, 1871, to for last week’s 2018 PRWeek conference, PRDecoded. With the promise of “a master class on the best tools, tactics and guidelines to ensure communicators thrive in an ever-evolving digital world,” two of my colleagues from Hill+Knowlton Strategies and…… Continue reading Adapting to Change: 3 Takeaways from PRDecoded

Are You the Next PRWeek Outstanding Student?

By Maret Montanari If you had asked me four years ago if I’d major in public relations, I would have laughed and told you it wasn’t even on my radar. Fast forward, and I’m three years into pursuing a bachelor’s degree in communication from The University of Alabama. How did this happen? Some days I…… Continue reading Are You the Next PRWeek Outstanding Student?

Six PR Legends Added to PRWeek Hall of Fame

Six inspiring leaders of the public relations profession were inducted into the PRWeek Hall of Fame last night during a dinner celebration at the Grand Hyatt in New York. Each leader has contributed greatly to the success and advancement of our profession as told in these testimonials and videos from their colleagues and friends. In his acceptance…… Continue reading Six PR Legends Added to PRWeek Hall of Fame

PRWeek Hall of Fame Inductees Ask the Right Questions, Mentor Others and Love Their Jobs

A week ago tonight, I shared a memorable evening with five PR leaders who were being recognized for their significant contributions to our profession. They were in New York to be inducted into the PRWeek Hall of Fame. I was there in my role as chair of the Plank Center to accept the award posthumously…… Continue reading PRWeek Hall of Fame Inductees Ask the Right Questions, Mentor Others and Love Their Jobs