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Practitioner Profile: Tim O'Brien

1. Tell us about your academic background (college, major, degrees). My bachelor’s degree is from Duquesne University with majors in journalism and rhetoric. I spent a lot of time working and experimenting at WDUQ-FM, the college radio station and an NPR affiliate, when I wasn’t worki...

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Crisis Management: How to Protect Your Brand When Things Go Viral

[ This article originally appeared on The Way, Sprinklr's content hub. As one of PRSA Pittsburgh's sponsors, each month Sprinklr will be delivering you with some insights into how you can use technology to make your marketing more efficient and effective. ] While you can ...

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Spend Your Aug. 31 at Buckhead Saloon for Game Night

PRSA Pittsburgh and Ad2 Pittsburgh is teaming up once again to host Game Night at Buckhead's Saloon in Station Square on Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 5 to 9 p.m. Join us for an evening of games, networking and prizes including Pittsburgh Pirates tickets.  Learn more about Ad2 Pittsburgh and PRSA...

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Celebrating Diversity Should Not End in August

By Jordan Mitrik In recent months, headlines of violent attacks, mass shootings and tragic moments have occupied the majority of our Facebook and Twitter feeds, causing many of us to question if society is progressing or regressing in its efforts to accept others.  In a world ofte...

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Helping 1,200+ Brands Rewire Themselves for a Customer-First World

[ This is a post from our sponsor, Sprinklr. Each month, they’ll be delivering you with some insights into how you can use technology to make your marketing more efficient and effective. ] By now, most global businesses recognize social media as a viable communication channel. It’s...

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Soft Skills Help Young Professionals Win

By Dan Sprumont, Jessica Franklin and Jordan Mitrik The world is full of qualified and experienced young professionals vying for a finite number of desirable career opportunities. Their resumes are filled with highly coveted degrees, certifications, publications, technology stacks and big brand nam...

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PRSA Pittsburgh is Headed Back to Buckhead Saloon for YP Game Night!

By Morgan Koter Community. What do you think of when you hear this word? It’s a word often associated with home towns, school districts, comfort and a tight-knit group of people, but the word community resonated with me far beyond that, as a recent college graduate. As a student at the U...

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7 Strategies to Survive Your New Job

By Dan Sprumont, Jessica Franklin and Jordan Mitrik Professionals are changing jobs at higher rates than ever before. With every job change comes the excitement of new opportunities, new people and a new environment. But let’s be honest. With every change also comes the anxiety of new challen...

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Plank Center Fellowship Series (3 of 3): Your Assignment…

By Dr. Brittany Rowe-Cernevicius It’s hard to believe that two weeks has come and gone. My Plank Center Fellowship expanded my knowledge of the field, refreshed some of my professional skills and provided me with plenty of experiences to share with my students. I left New Orleans wishing...

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Welcome to our newest sponsor, Sprinklr!!

By Steve Radick, Chapter President One of the things that Dan Sprumont (our Sponsorship Chair) and I have been talking about this year is really upping our sponsorship efforts. And not just in terms of securing more sponsors, but in identifying more sponsors like Waynesburg, Point Park, WVU –...

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