While a university degree covers a lot of the theory, a PR internship taught me the day-to-day realities of working in the industry. Here are the three main lessons
Working in PR fosters certain traits that almost always creep into the way we behave off the clock, so if you are friends with (or, god forbid, married to) someone in the comms industry, don’t be surprised when these things happen to you
Copyright Law may be dull, but if you ignore it, it could cost your company dearly. The PR industry needs to be particularly careful Don’t be the one busted for copying an article or sharing that hilarious meme with your colleagues
You’re putting all your effort into realising your fantastic new idea. Don’t let a PR misstep put your start-up on the wrong foot. Avoid these common mistakes to help your new business stand out from the crowd and reach the people that count.
With many of us more than happy to put the events of 2016 as far behind us as possible, let’s instead turn our attention to our 2017 predictions. We’ve consulted the Magic 8 Balls and thrown in invaluable experiential knowledge to foresee what’s in store for 2017.
The first step in good media relations is not annoying journalists. Ignore this step, and you risk being yet another PR faux pas in an email chain. Start with Relationship building. Yep, just like they told you at uni, networking is the real deal.
Get to know our Client Services Director, Jessica Tubnor, as she talks advice received and given, Army Reserve and dance moves. Jessica has military grade organisation skills, believes experience is everything and daydreams about the people around her spontaneously erupting into song and dance, Broadway style.