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Renaissance Awards Q&A with The Motherhood

This week on the blog, we chatted with The Motherhood Inc., an agency that's no stranger to our annual Renaissance Awards. Check out what they had to say about last year's ceremony and what keeps them coming back for more.   Q: What award(s) did the agency win at the 2016 cere...

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Renaissance Awards Q&A Spotlight: Patti Jo Lambert

The 2017 Renaissance Awards are right around the corner! We recently chatted with a former Renaissance Award winner, Patti Jo Lambert, to hear her perspective on the region's most prestigious public relations awards ceremony. Check out what she had to say below! Q: What award did you wi...

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Agencies Should Start Thinking More Like Consultants

By Steve Radick [ This article originally appeared on MediaPost, an integrated publishing and content company whose mission is to provide a complete array of resources for media, marketing and advertising professionals. ] For the last five years, my account managers have called me Mr. Scopecr...

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Join Us Jan. 26 for the 2017 PRSA Pittsburgh Renaissance Awards

By Jordan Mitrik PRSA Pittsburgh’s annual Renaissance Awards ceremony is one of my favorite events of the year. For one evening, the city’s top communication professionals gather to celebrate the most outstanding public relations and marketing work produced that year. They take a brea...

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Q4 Highlights: PD Day, mentorship program and planning for 2017 

What a year it’s been. Before we turn the page to a new year, let’s take a look at some of the Chapter’s highlights from the last three months:  Announced our call for entries for the 2017 Renaissance Awards. The annual event will be held at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel,...

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6 Brand Storytelling and Marketing Lessons I Learned From The Moth

[ 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. ] Marketers...

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Renaissance Awards: Deadline EXTENDED, Categories Explained

We know there are still many of you working hard to get Renaissance Award submissions completed, and definitely don't want you to miss out. Therefore, we are extending the deadline to 5 PM next Thursday, December 15.  Hosting the annual Renaissance Awards has been a long-stan...

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Why Brands That Are Direct Are Powerful

By Meredith Klein [ This article originally appeared on MediaPost, an integrated publishing and content company whose mission is to provide a complete array of resources for media, marketing and advertising professionals. ] I recently returned from my honeymoon to France, Italy and Great Brit...

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PRSSA Post: 3 Tips on How to Stand Out in the World of Public Relations

By Carlee Smith I was fortunate enough to attend the PRSSA National Conference in Indianapolis, Ind., from Oct. 21 through Oct. 25. The experience that I gained from this conference is unexplainable, and I will carry what I learned with me for years to come.  It’s no surprise tha...

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Mentorship Program: 5 Reasons You Can Benefit

By Amanda Troncone When I first ran for the position of professional development coordinator within the Waynesburg University Public Relations Student Society of America Chapter, I knew that a mentor program was a must. The Chapter has been involved in a multitude of experiences that allows stude...

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