Tag Archives: Public Relations

Similarities between Public Relations and ABC’s Hit Series “Scandal”

Television Drama Imitates (Sometimes) Real Life at Lovell Communications It’s official: fall is underway. As we say goodbye to summer pool days and outside grilling, we usher in football season, crisp autumn leaves and, one of my personal fall favorites, … Continue reading

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Public Relations a Bright Spot in Entry-Level Job Market

Now that the school season is officially under way, many college students (and their parents) are wondering about the kind of jobs that will be available for new graduates in the years ahead. According to labor statistics and projections, public … Continue reading

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How to Survive (and Succeed) as an Introvert in Public Relations

It was my biggest critique growing up. “Speak up, Jacq!” I heard it from my high school volleyball coach, my parents at the dinner table and my first boss. For years, I struggled to shout my name louder in sports … Continue reading

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BuzzFeed Reminds PR Pros Plagiarism Still Alive and Well

Just as the New York Time’s Jayson Blair episode begins to fade from memory, this week we’re reminded that plagiarism is still very much alive and well. BuzzFeed writer and editor Benny Johnson was fired after a review determined he … Continue reading

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Reporter Gets it Wrong? What’s a Public Relations Pro to do?

Neither journalism nor media relations are exact sciences. Both have a lot of room for human error, and errors do happen. Despite the best efforts of reporters and their sources, sometimes the final story contains mistakes. I’ve been on both … Continue reading

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Distracted? Use these 5 tips to Increase your Productivity in the Public Relations Workplace

If you work in agency PR, then you know you are constantly pulled in a million directions as important client needs tend to pop up when you’re in the middle of working on something else. Being able to switch gears … Continue reading

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Reporters Continue to Depend on Media Releases for News 

There is constant debate throughout the industry regarding the future of press releases. Will social media eventually make traditional media unnecessary? Will fact-filled, well-constructed, informative releases be replaced by 140-character tweets? According to a new study, communications professionals can rest easy. … Continue reading

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How to Build a Foundation for a Public Relations Career

This past month I started my first PR job! I have held plenty of internships before, as anyone in the industry knows is a necessary first step, but with college graduation came my first full-time public relations job. And while … Continue reading

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Professional Development: Make Time Because It Matters

You’ve saved, invested and finally purchased your dream home, which includes every high-end finish and furnishing you’ve imagined. Unfortunately, you can never seem to find time for its upkeep and maintenance. You ultimately delay necessary repairs or ignore them altogether.  … Continue reading

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Secrets of Lovell Communications, World-Class Public Relations Professionals

I don’t know about you, but I am always up for a good secret, especially one that will help my PR career! I started my adventure to learn the secrets of becoming a PR pro a year ago, and I … Continue reading

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