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Bye, Bye, Bad Bylines

Bye, Bye, Bad Bylines

Congratulations! You’ve successfully set your client up to become a thought leader in the industry, securing interest from a top-tier publication. But, instead of interviewing your spokesperson, the editor asks for a contributed article. Knowing that your client is...

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5 Real-World Lessons I Learned from Being a D1 Student-Athlete

When I first began playing tennis at seven years old, I never in my wildest dreams could have imagined the places that it would take me and the people it would lead me to meet. When I earned a full athletic scholarship to play tennis at the University of Connecticut,...

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A Woman of the (Spokes)people

One of the things I enjoy most about being a publicist is working with people. Getting out from behind my desk and mixing with others at events, on media tours, at client meetings… you name it. I often liken myself to a field reporter as opposed to an anchorwoman....

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The Women of HPR on the Female Leaders Who Inspire Us

The Women of HPR on the Female Leaders Who Inspire Us

We wear our title of female-led business proudly every day, but especially during Women’s History Month. Our own fearless female leader, Darlene, founded Hollywood Public Relations in 2011 when she put a sign on a door in Scituate Harbor, Mass. And today, we’ve grown...

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What is Public Relations? From an Intern’s Perspective

"I'm studying PR in school." "When I graduate, I really want to work in the PR field." "I work in a PR agency." Those of us who work in public relations have seen the look that says, "That sounds cool, and I feel like I should know what PR is, but, honestly, I have no...

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From Fame to Finance: PR Fundamentals

From Fame to Finance: PR Fundamentals

Since my early PR days of portfolio-building and studying for finals at college in Iowa, there has been blood, sweat and tears. By blood I mean paper cuts from clipping press hits, sweat from working down to the wire on a deadline, and tears, well…it happens even to...

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PR Pros, Get Your ‘Om’ On in 2017

PR Pros, Get Your ‘Om’ On in 2017

If you’re still looking for a New Year’s resolution, look within. Think about what you, your body and your mind really need. If you’re anything like me, it’s stress management. In 2017, I’m committing to mind and body health. How? By practicing more yoga. Public...

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