Daily PR Brief – Thu 05/23/19


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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world (PR Daily – May 22, 2019)

Top Agencies End Unpaid Internships (culpwrit – May 23, 2019)

‘Ian Malcolm’ That Pitch: How To Avoid PR Pitfalls (Forbes – May 22, 2019)

IN2SummitEMEA: Do PR Agencies Really Care About Diversity? (The Holmes Report – May 23, 2019)

Pack Your Work With Emotion, and Other Tips From Platinum PR Honorees (PR News – May 22, 2019)

How to Get Paid Upfront: The Structure and the Agreement (Spin Sucks – May 23, 2019)

3 tips to help your pitch cut through the clutter (PR Daily – May 23, 2019)

Crisis communication in the time of YouTube (HMA Public Relations – May 22, 2019)

6 questions with Eric Strauss from ABC News (Muck Rack Blog – May 23, 2019)

The Role of PR in the Changing B2B Landscape (Entrepreneur – May 23, 2019)

Summary Section:

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world
By Brendan Gannon
PR Daily – May 22, 2019
Uncork your favorite bottle of red, white or blush to celebrate National Wine Day. Then, check out our roundup of current job openings.

Top Agencies End Unpaid Internships
culpwrit – May 23, 2019
Kudos to The PR Council’s 110 U.S. public relations firms for signing a new policy ending unpaid internships and urging others to do the same.

‘Ian Malcolm’ That Pitch: How To Avoid PR Pitfalls
By Catherine Seeds, SVP and Partner at Ketner Group Communications
Forbes – May 22, 2019
It seems as if a small portion of my colleagues sometimes only focus on the “doing” of the job rather than really considering if a particular pitch or follow-up phone call is necessary. It reminds me of the classic scene in the very first Jurassic Park movie, where mathematician Ian Malcolm says to John Hammond: “Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.”

IN2SummitEMEA: Do PR Agencies Really Care About Diversity?
By Maja Pawinska Sims
The Holmes Report – May 23, 2019
BME PR Pros founder Elizabeth Bananuka says while many agencies have diversity policies, most “just don’t get it”.

Pack Your Work With Emotion, and Other Tips From Platinum PR Honorees
By Seth Arenstein
PR News – May 22, 2019
PRNEWS asked questions of communicators who were honored as PR Professionals of the Year during last year’s PRNEWS Platinum Awards luncheon in NY.

How to Get Paid Upfront: The Structure and the Agreement
By Gini Dietrich, Founder and CEO of Arment Dietrich
Spin Sucks – May 23, 2019
It’s a topic that makes some people’s skin crawl: how to get paid upfront. But it’s necessary in an agency. Do it easily and stress-free with these tips.

3 tips to help your pitch cut through the clutter
By Richard Lorenzen, Founder and CEO of Fifth Avenue Brands
PR Daily – May 23, 2019
With the deck stacked against PR pros trying to reach inundated reporters, a PR pitch should help journalists do their job more effectively. Consider these ideas.

Crisis communication in the time of YouTube
By Annelise Krafft
HMA Public Relations – May 22, 2019
As the resident Gen Z / millennial hybrid on the HMA team, I feel that it is my duty to report on a topic that is wildly popular among young people: vlogging.

6 questions with Eric Strauss from ABC News
By Jessica Lawlor, CEO at JL&Co.
Muck Rack Blog – May 23, 2019
PR pros love a peek inside the minds of the journalists they pitch and work with on stories. Muck Rack had the opportunity to chat with Eric Strauss, managing editor for the Medical Unit at ABC News.

The Role of PR in the Changing B2B Landscape
By Anindita Gupta, Co-founder, Scenic Communication
Entrepreneur – May 23, 2019
A solid PR strategy can make a company scale new heights and can enable companies to connect with partners, suppliers, customers and investors that help them grow.


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