Women in PR USA Announces Launch of New York City Chapter


Launch Event to be held June 9, 2017 following Global PR Summit New York

The Organization of American Women in Public Relations (Women in PR USA) is pleased to announce the New York City Chapter launch celebration will be held on June 9, 2017 at Novotel Times Square, following Global PR Summit New York by P World. Read more…

PRWeek Interview: Why Talia Beckett Davis is Expanding Women in PR Stateside


Do women working in public relations need another organization just for them? Talia Beckett Davis thinks so. She talks with Alison Kanski, Public Affairs & Health Reporter at PRWeek about what her group will offer and the challenges women face in the industry. Read more…

Introducing New National Organization American Women in Public Relations


New National Organization American Women in Public Relations (Women in PR USA™) Launches to Advance Women in the PR Profession across North America

Official Celebration to be held June 2017 in New York City Read more…

Survey: Navigating a Woman’s Career in Public Relations – On Ramps and Off Ramps


Most professional women step off the career track at some point in their lives whether it be to raise children, care for elderly parents, or to manage other life experiences.

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What to Do When Your Client Doesn’t Give You Feedback


Whether you work on your own as a consultant, for a PR agency or in-house, there will be times in your work, when you need feedback from your client. Most of the times the feedback will be useful and will help you both go forward in the work you do for them and in your relationship. However, there will be times and clients, who no matter what you do, they won’t give you feedback. You will hear they are unhappy, mainly from others, but they won’t tell it straight to your face. Read more…

6 Tips for Handling a Failed Pitch


You’ve written what you think is a great media pitch. You’ve done your research, written and rewritten, read and re-read. You just know that this is going to score a win for the client.
You send it out, expecting the best, but all you hear are crickets chirping. How can this happen, and now what should you do? Read more…

Four Ways to Help Your Client Stand Out Online


It’s 2016, so it goes without saying that the majority of us out there are very connected to our digital worlds. From loads of daily emails and time spent social media browsing to researching, networking, and everything in between, it’s hard to imagine a professional or personal life that’s disconnected from the world.

How Much Should an Organization Spend on PR?


If only there was a tidy formula to help companies decide how much to spend on public relations. “Unfortunately, there is no such algorithm,” said Terry Flynn, assistant professor of communications management at McMaster University, Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia.

Determining a budget for PR is more about risk analysis and managing expectations than it is about financial modeling. Executive teams processing PR budget requests need to think carefully through their organization’s need for the broad benefits of an engaged and empowered PR and Communications function. Read more…