PRagmatic: Chronicles of the Greater Cleveland PR Community


Looking Back at 2018 – A Year of Programming

Chris Lynch, APR, Fellow PRSA, 2018 PRSA Cle Programming Chair Following up the 2017 member survey, one of the main values identified with being a PRSA member was quality and informative programming.  This past year, we set out with a pretty aggressive calendar of programs designed to inform, engage and motivate our membership. We hope […]

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Student Day Recap: From the Eyes of a Student

Emily Bower, PRSSA President at The University of Akron This year was my first year attending the PRSA Student Day at Eaton, and I have to say I am dismayed that I waited until my senior year of college to attend this event. I learned more about how to get my first “real” PR job […]

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So, You Want to Be on The Today Show: Recap

Rachel Dill, Digital Marketing Manager, Sweeney Getting your story covered on an outlet like The Today Show, whether it be a segment or social post, is no easy task. As one of hundreds – if not thousands – of weekly pitches, what makes one stand out? We got the inside scoop. At this year’s Business […]

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Richard J. Batyko Wins ECD Platinum Award

Richard J. Batyko, APR, Fellow PRSA Every year PRSA Chapters within the East Central District (ECD) region are given the opportunity to submit a nomination from their membership for consideration of the District’s top practitioner recognition, the Platinum Award. This year five nominations were received. The PRSA ECD Board was impressed with the quality of […]

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Recap: How the Cleveland Clinic Turns Healthcare News into Compelling Stories

By Scott Tennant, APR, Vitamix One could argue that, given the size of its staff and the vast resources to which it has access, there may be little to learn from the Cleveland Clinic corporate communications team. After all, most of us are working with budgets a fraction of the size of the Clinics. But […]

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When the Editor Tells you How to Pitch a Story; Take the Advice.

By Chris Lynch, APR, Fellow PRSA and VP Programming Cleveland PRSA If any of you scroll down over the collection of blogs we host here on Greater Cleveland’s PRSA website, you’ll see a prior note I penned that referenced a column by Crain’s Cleveland Business Editor Elizabeth McIntyre with some of the finer points regarding […]

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