Daily PR Brief – Thu 01/17/19


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Check out some of today’s best PR/Comms industry news clips:

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world (PR Daily – January 16, 2019)

Gillette Gets Woke: A PR Take (Crenshaw Communications – January 16, 2019)

Target Restructures Communications & Marketing Amid PR Agency Review (The Holmes Report – January 17, 2019)

How to Make a Great PR Infographic [INFOGRAPHIC] (PR News – January 16, 2019)

Study: CEO Turnover Rate in 2018 Was the Highest in 10 Years (Public Relations Society of America – January 17, 2019)

Nurture an Oasis During a News Dry Spell (Shonali Burke Consulting – January 17, 2019)

3 Social Platforms Tech PR Pros Need To Know (Crenshaw Communications – January 16, 2019)

11 Ways to Make PR & Marketing Meetings More Productive (and Less Frustrating) (Glean.info – January 17, 2019)

Event Monitoring: 4 Marketing Lessons From #CES2019 (Mention Blog – January 17, 2019)

5 Questions PR Pros Must Ask in a Crisis (CommPro – January 17, 2019)

Summary Section:

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world
By Brendan Gannon
PR Daily – January 16, 2019
Which U.S. colleges are the best for students studying communications? Find out, and then check out our roundup of current job openings. 

Gillette Gets Woke: A PR Take
By Dorothy Crenshaw, CEO, Crenshaw Communications
Crenshaw Communications – January 16, 2019
The furor over the Gillette “toxic masculinity” ad raises that old question — is there such a thing as bad PR? I think there is, but it’s close.

Target Restructures Communications & Marketing Amid PR Agency Review
By Diana Marszalek
The Holmes Report – January 17, 2019
Katie Boylan has been named the retail giant’s CCO while CMO Rick Gomez adds digital oversight to his responsibilities.

How to Make a Great PR Infographic [INFOGRAPHIC]
By Melissa Hoffmann
PR News – January 16, 2019
If you want to create an infographic as a part of your messaging, here are some tips from Venngage.

Study: CEO Turnover Rate in 2018 Was the Highest in 10 Years
By Dean Essner
Public Relations Society of America – January 17, 2019
According to a study by executive outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, a total of 1,452 CEOs left their posts in 2018, marking the highest number of departures since 2008.

Nurture an Oasis During a News Dry Spell
By Heather Caouette
Shonali Burke Consulting – January 17, 2019
How do you stay in front of your target audiences when traditional news streams have temporarily evaporated?

3 Social Platforms Tech PR Pros Need To Know
By Chris Harihar
Crenshaw Communications – January 16, 2019
If you’re in tech PR, you try to be on every social media platform. Here are three up-and-coming social media platforms tech PR pros need to know in 2019.

11 Ways to Make PR & Marketing Meetings More Productive (and Less Frustrating)
By William Comcowich
Glean.info – January 17, 2019
A few simple changes in methods of conducting meetings can help business leaders resolve their most common problems and help assure that meetings are more productive.

Event Monitoring: 4 Marketing Lessons From #CES2019
By Clement René
Mention Blog – January 17, 2019
We saw so many cool things this year at CES. From AI breakthroughs to health tech innovations, here are the biggest trends and lessons we learned.

5 Questions PR Pros Must Ask in a Crisis
By Wes Tyeryar, Director of Strategic Partnerships, PublicRelay
CommPro – January 17, 2019
Even when a crisis is done, if it is not dealt with successfully, the aftermath can translate into long term financial loss, not to mention a destruction of public trust.


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