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2018 Diversity Distinction in PR Awards Now Open for Nominations

May 9, 2018
For the eighth consecutive year, the PR Council (PRC), in partnership with PRWeek, is presenting the Diversity Distinction in PR Awards. Since 2011, these awards have honored excellence in promoting diversity and inclusion within the PR sector at all levels. Entries are now being accepted. “A lot has been said about the need to build a more diverse […]
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PR Council Diversity & Inclusion Pledge

May 8, 2018
Diversity and Inclusion is a priority of the PR Council (PRC) and its Member agencies. The PRC, along with our Member agencies pledge that in 2018, we will continue to increase our efforts in building and promoting greater diversity and inclusion in our industry. We aim to create cultures of inclusivity where professionals of all […]
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Agencies in Support of News Literacy: Day of Action

May 4, 2018
Join us on Tuesday, June 5 for a social media Day of Action, presented by the PR Council (PRC) and the News Literacy Project (NLP). We are calling on our Member agencies to partner with us in support of the NLP. This Day of Action will be a social media and website takeover for the PR […]
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PR Council Partners With News Literacy Project To Fight Fake News

April 26, 2018
Originally published by The Holmes Report. NEW YORK — As the threat of ‘fake news’ persists, the PR Council has struck a partnership with the News Literacy Project aimed at boosting understanding of the issue and its ramifications. Under the year-long effort, which is already underway, Alan Miller, News Literacy’s founder and CEO, is offering agency […]
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PRC Next Vlog Series: 5 Tips for Strategic Earth Day Campaigns

April 20, 2018
PRC Next Board Member and Senior Vice President of M Booth PR, Frani Chung, celebrates Earth Day with the PR Council by sharing her 5 Tips for Strategic Earth Day Campaigns. Frani leads M Booth’s food practice, helping both legacy and upstart brands strategize how consumers eat. “When a day like Earth Day comes, it […]
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PR Council Pay Equity Statement

April 2, 2018
PR Council Pay Equity Statement The PR Council (PRC) developed the following Statement on pay equity, which its Board of Directors approved at its March 22, 2018 meeting in New York, NY. The PR Council holds at its core the values of truth and transparency. Our commitment to these values extends to our support for pay equity […]
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Anti-Harassment and Non-Discrimination Zero Tolerance Statement

April 2, 2018
Anti-Harassment and Non-Discrimination Zero Tolerance Statement  PR Council and its Member firms are standing together against harassment and discrimination in the workplace. As a Member firm of PR Council, we believe it is essential to provide all of our employees with a respectful and safe working environment. Consistent with these values, we will provide an […]
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Women’s History Month: Insight from Female Leaders in PR

March 27, 2018
The PRC’s SHEQUALITY project shares insight from women female industry leaders for Women’s History Month.     Watch Barri Rafferty, Partner, President & CEO of Ketchum PR, share her insight with the PRC on the importance of mentorship and the advice she would give to young women starting out in the industry. Maureen Lippe, CEO, […]
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Delta Learns the Hard Way There’s No Such Thing as Neutral

March 26, 2018 | Lindsay Stein
Delta Air Lines’ decision to end discounts to National Rifle Association members made it a social media target of gun-rights supporters. It also cost the company a bundle after Georgia Senate Republicans retributed by axing a fuel tax exemption that would have saved the airline $50 million. Delta was one of many corporate partners that […]
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Support Diversity & Inclusion Through the BrandLab

March 14, 2018
The BrandLab’s mission is to change the face and voice of the marketing industry by introducing, guiding and preparing diverse students for careers in marketing and advertising. The BrandLab believes in a future industry that reaches new heights through the creativity of people of any race or socioeconomic background. The BrandLab exposes students to marketing […]
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