Posts Tagged ‘pr’

5 Ways “The Voice” is Like PR December 3, 2012 2 Comments

TweetBy Breanna Standifer I am a music nut! So, one of my favorite shows on television right now is NBC’s “The Voice.” When I watch TV shows, I always try to look beyond the obvious to find meaning. And, when I relate “The Voice” to the business of PR I realize there are some similarities. [...]

Give thanks, PR style November 21, 2012 1 Comment

TweetBy Amoya Edward Thanksgiving is upon us, and you know what that means – time to eat! And, give thanks of course. To join in the spirit of Thanksgiving, I’ve compiled a list of things that I’m most thankful for, that help me get through the everyday PR grind – and I received a bit [...]

Find the Scandal in Your Agency October 11, 2012 No Comments

TweetBy: Amoya Edwards The fall season marks the return of a few of the best things in life: the best fashion, the best weather and the best TV shows. During the fall, ABC has my full attention every Thursday. I’m tuned into Grey’s Anatomy and (most importantly) my new favorite show, “Scandal” – the drama [...]

Time flies when you’re having fun! August 9, 2012 No Comments

TweetBy Andrew Matt When we’re kids, we dream of being astronauts, firefighters, actors, pro athletes, rock stars or maybe the president. As childhood whirls by and the real world gets closer, most of us begin to be more realistic and just cross our fingers that we will actually end up enjoying our career. I can’t [...]

AP Style Words That Give Me a Headache July 31, 2012 1 Comment

TweetBy Stephen Fashoro For public relations professionals, broadcasters and journalists, the AP Stylebook is considered the go-to manual for checking grammar, punctuation and principles and practices of reporting. As a writer, I’m often challenged when words are changed yearly to reflect AP Style. For example, one of the biggest changes that I can recall being [...]

We’re looking for flipping sweet candidates for our fall internship! July 20, 2012 No Comments

Tweet                     Are you a recent grad or top-notch college senior looking for an awesome internship for the fall? You’re in luck! We’re looking for talented candidates to apply for our fall PR internship. If that’s you (or someone you know), please keep reading to find [...]

Social Media and Media Relations: Is it worth your time? July 18, 2012 No Comments

TweetBy Amoya Edwards We’ve found a way to turn a leisure form of communication into one of the fastest growing practices in the communications industry  So, it’s no surprise that social media has its “haters.” Forbes contributor Robert Wynne, known for tackling the nuances and misconceptions of public relations, recently wrote the article, Is Social [...]

We Are PR. We Are Full-Service. June 12, 2012 No Comments

Tweet Did you know that Open Channels Group (OCG) is a full-service public relations agency? We’ve increased our capabilities in 2012 and are fired up about what that means for our agency and our amazing clients. Keep reading to get a taste of what full-service means at OCG. We Put the PR in PR. It’s [...]

New Kid on the Block June 5, 2012 No Comments

TweetBy: Andrew Matt After months of searching, phone calls, emails, interviews and a less than healthy amount of anxiety, I finally landed my first public relations internship! I cannot think of a better place for my first internship than Open Channels Group, and I am incredibly thankful and excited to have been accepted into such [...]

Motherhood: Real Life PR Prep May 24, 2012 2 Comments

TweetBy Breanna Standifer After returning from a year-long career break when my second child was born, I am learning more and more how personal life experiences prepare you for transition, especially when entering back into the workforce. I’ve always had respect for stay-at-home moms, but respect and real life experience are two totally different things. [...]

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