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Harvard Leadership Program: Aaron Schoenherr & Katie Stevens

May 19, 2017
Greentarget Founding Partner Aaron Schoenherr and MSLGROUP SVP Katie Stevens share their experiences from the PR Council’s Harvard Leadership Program. Register here! Harvard Leadership Program: Aaron Schoenherr & Katie Stevens from PR Council on Vimeo. Music: “Little Idea”, bensound.com
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2017 Diversity Distinction in PR Awards Now Open for Nominations

May 11, 2017 | Gideon Fidelzeid, PRWeek
The seventh annual awards program, presented by the PR Council in partnership with PRWeek, is now accepting entries, including for two categories being introduced this year. For the seventh consecutive year, the PR Council, in partnership with PRWeek, is presenting the Diversity Distinction in PR Awards. Since 2011, these awards have honored excellence in promoting […]
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Q1 2017 Quick Survey

May 11, 2017
In our Q1 2017 Quick Survey, find out what our members think about the recent YouTube advertising controversy, most-used social platforms by clients, agency analytics capabilities and from which industries they are seeing the most influx of candidates.
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We are Young Lions, Hear Us Roar!

May 10, 2017 | Patty Bloom & Rachel Carlisle
A key part of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is the series of Young Lions competitions. Sponsored by PR Council, the competitions are designed to foster promising talent across a range of creative disciplines. This year, we’re proud to announce that two colleagues from Ketchum’s Chicago office – Patty Bloom and Rachel Carlisle […]
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2017 U.S. Cannes Young Lions Winners Announced

May 10, 2017
Centennial, CO – May 10, 2017 – National CineMedia (NCM), the U.S. representative to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, is proud to present the winning teams of this year’s U.S. Young Lions competitions. Over 350 entries were submitted this year from teams of young professionals working for advertising, digital, media, creative, and PR […]
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Creating community and driving change

April 19, 2017 | Trisch Smith, EVP & Managing Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Edelman
Trisch Smith, EVP and MD at Edelman, which earned a 2016 Diversity Distinction in PR Award, offers a model for all organizations seeking to empower their employees to be more active in boosting diversity and inclusion efforts. On behalf of Edelman, Smith (2nd l) and U.S. COO Julianna Richter (3rd l) receive 2016 Diversity Distinction […]
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The True Costs of Over-Servicing

April 17, 2017 | David Klein, Director of Marketing, ClickTime
Ah, yes. Over-servicing. It’s one of the more misunderstood concepts in agency management. How much over-servicing is ok? Is it ever good to over-service? If you’re a small agency, does over-servicing even matter? In short: not much, sometimes for the right client, and yes it matters. But that’s not what we’re here to discuss today. […]
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PR Council: Where was the PR counsel at Pepsi?

April 6, 2017 | Sean Czarnecki
A communications executive could have helped Pepsi avoid the embarrassment caused by its ill-considered ad starring Kendall Jenner, according to the industry body. NEW YORK: The PR Council has criticized Pepsi’s withdrawn ad featuring Kendall Jenner, saying in a statement that counsel from communications professionals would have been “critical” to the soft-drink maker understanding its […]
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The tomorrow of diversity and inclusion is today

April 3, 2017 | Tony Allen
Tony Allen, 2016 Diversity Distinction in PR Awards winner, recalls the special evening last year when he was named Diversity Champion – In-House. In doing so, he underscores why diversity and inclusion is so crucial to all of us, all the time. Allen (c) receives 2016 Diversity Distinction in PR Award from judges Tonya Veasey […]
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SXSW 2017 – Five Things Communicators Need to Know

March 15, 2017 | Tim Koch
As the intersection of technology, marketing and communications, SXSW is the place to discuss the future of technology across industries. This year, the PR Council was on the ground to explore the latest insights and innovations from Austin, Texas. Here are the trends and topics we saw being discussed. Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Last year was […]
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