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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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Meet Amanda Hardt, the PD Day Planner

Current Job Account Coordinator, TrueSense Marketing Past Experience Marketing and Sales Specialist at an IT company, internships with UPMC Integrated Marketing Communications program and intern at Moroch Advertising Agency PRSA Membership Over a year for PRSA, on the board since January of 2...

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Have you registered for Professional Development Day yet?

Professional Development Day is an opportunity for students and professionals alike to network with another and learn about what’s happening in their industry, as well as continued professional development. Through this event, we help make those connections that may help an employer find a g...

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Introducing: Communicator Tours Series

By Elizabeth Bacheson and Meredith Klein, Young Professionals Co-Chairs To support continued growth in the public relations and communications industry in Pittsburgh, PRSA Pittsburgh Young Professionals is hosting tours at agencies and corporate communications settings around the city. With the ...

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The 5 Questions That Will Protect Your PR Career

There’s a lot of excellent career advice circulating nowadays, especially with dedicated sites such as Ragan’s PR Daily, PR News, PRNewser and others. At the end of the day, however, if you don’t carry a basis of common sense and caution to guide your actions, all the advice in th...

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Introducing our ethical backbone, Hayley Martin!

Current Company Marketing & Media Relations Specialist at Utility Service Partners, Inc.  Previous Experience Grant Writer at a nonprofit  Marketing Coordinator for an Engineering Firm Journalist since high school (approximately 96 /98) with the Young Observers program at the ...

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Keep Pittsburgh “Screwy”

By Dan Ayer, President, PRSA Pittsburgh When Mayor Bill Peduto spoke to PRSA Pittsburgh about our city’s next chapter, he said “I want Pittsburgh to remain screwy and unique.” The Mayor remarked that when other cities tore down buildings and rebuilt their regions, Pittsbur...

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October Job Board

My name is Krista George and I am your 2014 Job Bank Committee Chair. As a public relations & marketing practitioner in Pittsburgh, I am proud to have a professional organization as highly-regarded as PRSA in my community. The benefits are truly endless and cover enriching volunteer opportunitie...

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