PRagmatic: Chronicles of the Greater Cleveland PR Community


In Memoriam: W. Thomas “Tom” Duke

The PRSA Greater Cleveland Chapter is saddened to announce the recent passing of one of our distinguished members. W. Thomas “Tom” Duke, 84, who passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017. Born April 24, 1933, in Akron, Ohio, to Bill & Grace Duke, Tom was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, friend and colleague. Tom was […]

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Tips for Interacting with Journalists

  By: Chris Lynch APR, Fellow PRSA, Senior Vice President, Falls Communications and Director, Greater Cleveland PRSA Chapter I recently attended a Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) event and was asked to share a few tips and best practices for contacting and conducting a meeting with members of the media. How do you […]

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Are you looking to add to your summer reading list?

  PRSA Cleveland hosted Joe Truncale for an outlook on the PR Industry and he suggested a few books to round out the skilled professional.  Each book has a particular focus on helping to find your passion, create value within your company, expanding your skill set, plus the importance of continuous learning. Truncale also reminded […]

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Finding a Cool Cleveland Career

  By Rachel Kerstetter, New Pros Chair, PRSA Cleveland Finding the perfect job is not easy. However, Cleveland is home to a number of excellent organizations the offer challenging and rewarding career opportunities. There are several ways to get connected with these opportunities. The first and foremost is us! Whether you’re looking for an internship, […]

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Making Entering Cleveland PR More Inclusive

  By Rachel Kerstetter, New Pros Chair, PRSA Cleveland We’ve changed the name of the group that you previously knew as the YoungPRos. Many enter into the PR industry from other fields, not necessarily straight out of school and we want to include everyone new in the field. Transitioning into PR or communication from journalism, […]

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Legends & Leaders: Chris Lynch

  By Bobby Batyko, Manager, Social Influence at The Adcom Group Legends & Leaders moderator, Chris Lynch, APR, Fellow PRSA, has amassed a career that includes campaigns with household brands such as Dirt Devil, The Home Depot and General Motors, to name just a few. I had the opportunity to speak with, Chris Lynch, about what he’s […]

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