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PRSA Pittsburgh Communicator Tour at Brunner: Perspective From a Student Attendee

By: Morgan Koziar As you make your entrance into Brunner, you immediately get this modern vibe. The layout and funky décor immediately take you to Cloud 9 and you feel like you’ve landed on a movie set. When we arrived, we were immediately introduced to a panel of team members within ...

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We LOVE getting coffee with you

My Gatesman+Dave colleague Dan Ayer and I had the opportunity to meet with PR professionals Friday, April 17, as part of PRSA Pittsburgh’s “PR Pros Getting Coffee”.  During our hour long meet-and-greet one thing was incredibly clear: passion.  Whether the group was talkin...

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Samantha McClintock, Professional Development Day Coordinator

Samantha McClintock, Communication Specialist at Dollar Energy Fund Twitter | LinkedIn | Website How long have you been a member of PRSA? On the Pittsburgh board?  I’ve been a member of PRSA since I finished my undergraduate in December of 2012. I was elected to th...

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4 Reasons Why Your Pitch Failed Miserably

You meticulously crafted your story angle and organized your support materials. After several rounds of revisions, you decided your idea was ready for the world and for sharing. You reached out to the media, and eagerly waited for interest to develop, but unfortunately it never did. What went wron...

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PRSA Pittsburgh Partners with Brunner for second “Communicator Tour” of 2015

By Steve Radick, VP, Director of Public Relations at Brunner and PRSA Pittsburgh Vice President The other day, someone asked me why I was so angry with the PR industry, especially since my title is Director of PR. Maybe they felt that way because of this post where I said “We become what we...

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The coffee is on us

By Dan Ayer, Director of Member Services I’ve guest lectured at many local colleges and universities around the region and whenever I’m done speaking the very first question I get is almost always: “how did you get your job?” My answer is easy – networking. We live i...

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PRSA Pittsburgh 2015: A State of the Affairs

By Meredith Amoroso, PRSA Pittsburgh President  To have been a part of this wonderful organization for the past 10 years has been nothing short of a blessing. I have been fortunate enough to sit on the board for the past three years, witnessing first-hand the positive change we’ve experi...

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Transitioning jobs in the PR industry

By Samantha McClintock, PRSA Pittsburgh Professional Development Day Coordinator Whether you’ve received a promotion in your own firm or company or you’re leaving your job to start a new position elsewhere, a transition period exists. While you’re navigating the sometimes choppy w...

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Basic Business Etiquette Goes a Long Way

By Jaime Dray, PRSA Pittsburgh Ethics Chair I often think back on my career and marvel at the journey. I’ll never forget one of my very first internship interviews with a local TV station. I eagerly applied for the community relations focused stint and was thrilled to get an interview. I show...

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Integrated Marketing Is A Mindset, Not A Mandate

By Steve Radick, VP of PRSA Pittsburgh and VP, Director of Public Relations at Brunner [The post originally appeared on COMPREHENSION] Editor’s Note: Steve Radick is presenting “Improved Decision-Making: Leveraging Your Team’s Strengths and Filling in the Gaps” at the ...

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