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Bringing A Young Lion Mentality to Work

July 21, 2017 | Patty Bloom & Rachel Carlisle
One brief. 30+ teams. 48 hours. Representing “Team USA” at the Cannes Young Lion competition was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that taught us how to push our creative limits and fearlessly believe in our ideas. We left Cannes truly inspired and ready to bring a whole new mentality to our work at home. Here are our […]
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Holy Grail – The Cannes Experience

June 29, 2017 | Sara Ghazaii, Vice President, Director of Communications at the PR Council
There are so many moments throughout my three-day stint at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity (Festival) where I thought to myself – this is exactly why you entered this business. A business that loves to create, inspire and kick butt. I went into the Festival not knowing what to expect – you hear the […]
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Ask Renee…What’s the best way to improve diversity?

June 28, 2017 | Renee Wilson
In the first installment of Ask Renee, she answers the question, “What are the most effective ways to increase diversity in the C-suite and build inclusive companywide cultures?” On June 6, shareholders of The TJX Companies voted whether to make part of CEO Ernie Hermann’s compensation contingent on diversifying his top corporate officers.TJX, parent to […]
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Voices from Cannes 2017

June 26, 2017
At this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, PR Council President Renee Wilson sat down with several senior agency leaders to discuss all things Cannes. Watch the interviews below: Elise Mitchell discusses creative inspiration at Cannes Renee Wilson Sits Down With Elise Mitchell, Founder & CEO, Mitchell Communications. Perspectives on the Work – Jon […]
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Worldwide push to eradicate AVEs

June 19, 2017 | Barry Leggetter
AMEC invites partner organisations to work together AMEC, the International Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communication (AMEC), is inviting the support of public relations and communications organisations to join a global initiative to eradicate fully the use of Advertising Equivalency Value (AVE) and all of its derivatives as metrics in public relations work. […]
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Insights from an intern on entering the PR industry

June 16, 2017 | Olivia Ryan
Last week, more than 85 interns from thirteen top PR agencies in New York came together to hear from industry professionals about their day-to-day lives and experiences working in communications. Interns had the opportunity to hear from professionals in agencies specializing in consumer, tech., healthcare and sports PR, as well as the opportunity to mingle […]
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Ketchum duo to carry Team USA banner in Cannes Young Lions PR competition

June 5, 2017 | Sean Czarnecki
The U.S. team won the gold last year. Will there be a repeat? NEW YORK: In two weeks, Ketchum’s Patty Bloom and Rachel Carlisle will ship out to France to compete in the Cannes Young Lions competition as the U.S. PR representatives. This year, competitors were asked to develop a campaign to drive donations for […]
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‘The risk is to not act like an authentic female leader:’ Women PR execs weigh in

June 5, 2017 | Alison Kanski
First step to being an effective woman leader: Don’t try to be something you’re not. NEW YORK: Women executives in the PR industry urged others not to emulate men, but rather be an authentic female leader to advance up the ladder. Six female executives, members of the PR Council’s SheQuality Project, talked pay equity, career […]
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‘The risk is to not act like an authentic female leader:’ Women PR execs weigh in

June 2, 2017 | Alison Kanski
First step to being an effective woman leader: Don’t try to be something you’re not. (L to R) Renee Wilson, Maureen Lippe, Dale Bornstein, Gail Heimann, Barby Siegel, and Barri Rafferty at the Hall of Femme event in New York. NEW YORK: Women executives in the PR industry urged others not to emulate men, but […]
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PR Lions have evolved to better reflect the industry

June 1, 2017 | Renee Wilson
Category changes continue to be made as PR becomes better understood at Cannes Lions. The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is incredibly important for the PR industry because clients care about what work and which agencies win, and it helps them think through their marketing and communications plans.While PR is a young category, it […]
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