PRagmatic: Chronicles of the Greater Cleveland PR Community


If it doesn’t come from the news media, is it still news?

  By: Rachel Dill, Account Executive/Digital Specialist It’s no secret the popularity of video has been on the rise for several years now. People love the direct connection and engagement social media ‘stories’ and live streaming bring to the table. Brands, politicians, celebrities, editors and consumers are using social media ‘stories’ and live video feeds […]

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Legends & Leaders: Richard Batyko

  By: Rachel Burns, Coordinator of Communications & Operations, University Hospitals Richard Batyko, has more than 30 years’ experience in Fortune100 and nonprofit publication relations, marketing and brand management. He is a PRSA Fellow and a champion for PRSSA. It was an honor to speak with him and learn about his career path. Batyko landed […]

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Be a Part of New Professionals Week

  PRSA New Pros Week is August 6-12, and there are a lot of ways you can get involved, whether you’re new to the field or not. This year’s theme is “Careers in Bloom: Creating a plan for career success.” New Professionals: Sign up for speed mentoring on August 9th Join a Twitter chat – […]

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Legends and Leaders: Laura Hammel

  By: Brittany M. Thompson, Account Executive, Business Wire At the age of 10, Dr. Laura Hammel, Fellow PRSA, knew she wanted to be in public relations. As a child, she spent her summers promoting a muscular dystrophy carnival in Geauga County neighborhood. Hammel, spent the summer promoting her event and pitching a neighbor to […]

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Barbara Paynter Elected into Prestigious College of Fellows

  The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) has announced that Barbara Paynter, president of Paynter Communications, is among 11 new members elected into the national organization’s prestigious College of Fellows. The College is an honorary organization within PRSA comprised of more than 350 senior practitioners and educators, each of whom has left a significant […]

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Get Ready for Rocks

Have you launched a successful campaign this year? Did your team create a wildly effective tactic? Or perhaps you’re working with a rising star in Greater Cleveland? Whatever, the case – make sure you enter your work for the 2017 PRSA Cleveland Rocks Awards. Submissions will open Aug. 14 at www.prsacleveland.org. (Deadline for entries is […]

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