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Meet Caitlin Driscoll!

Caitlin Driscoll Current Job Public Relations Director – Better Business Bureau of Western PA Previous Positions Prior to becoming the Public Relations Director at the Better Business Bureau of Western PA, I held the position of Social Media and Public Relations Coordinator at 4CDesignWo...

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2014 PRSA International Conference – Media Pitching for 2015 with Michael Smart

As public relations professionals, we have seen significant changes in how media functions within the last few years. Turnover is higher among the media ranks, many traditional media publications are closing and/or consolidating and there’s been an explosion of new media outlets that are web...

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2014 PRSA International Conference - A Recap of Powerful Keynotes

  The 2014 PRSA International Conference held at our nation’s capital in Washington D.C. brought together some of the brightest and most innovative PR minds from around the world. As our chapter’s conference delegate, I had the opportunity to listen to a group of highly captivating...

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PD Day 2014: A Recap

By Amanda Hardt, Professional Development Day Coordinator  On Tuesday, Oct. 28, Point Park University held the annual Professional Development Day for PRSA Pittsburgh, an event for students and professionals. Thanks to a great line-up of speakers and almost near 100 attendees, the event k...

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PRSA Pittsburgh Young Professionals Communicator Tour: Setting the Course for Success

Advice from the Industry By Brian Ackermann                                 “If you’re going to post a picture of me on Instagram, you better use a nice filter,” quipped Shannon Baker, Partn...

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Introducing Chelsea Cummins!

Chelsea Cummins Current Job Marketing Coordinator at Goldberg, Persky & White, P.C. Previous Positions Director of Public Relations at Steel City Improv Theater, Project Coordinator at Judith Kelly + Associates PRSA Experience This is my first year on the board but I’ve been a memb...

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PRSA Pittsburgh Partners with Gatesman+Dave for first “PRSA Communicator Tour”

By Shannon Baker, Partner, Executive Vice President Public Relations & Social Media Communication today is unlike any other time before in our industry. Social change, word of mouth, citizen journalism, crowdsourcing, reputation and user-generated content are all influencing consume...

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Meet Jessica Franklin, Director of Member Services!

Jessica Franklin Current Job Community Relations Representative, United States Steel Corporation Previous Positions Community Affairs, BNY Mellon; various internships PRSA Experience I’ve been a member since 2012, but just joined the board this year.  Board Member Goals As a boa...

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Distinguish Yourself

By Jeff Worden, APR In the painting trade, there’s a saying that goes something like this: “Lots of people can paint but not everyone can be a painter.” The same is true in public relations. There is no lack of individuals who claim they can write news releases, issue social media...

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What's your reputation worth?

By Hayley Martin, PRSA Pittsburgh Ethics Chair It’s no secret that online reviews where customers sound off about their horrible experiences at the establishment aren’t always the most trustworthy source of information. In a recent article, the Las Vegas Review Journal raised the questi...

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