PRagmatic: Chronicles of the Greater Cleveland PR Community


New Pros: Growing Professionally & APR

  By: Rachel Burns, Analyst Relations Specialist, Hyland Personal and professional growth was a number one goal. That’s what a PRSA mentor told me once. This included their goal to receive their Accreditation in Public Relations (APR). This is also a goal for many PR professionals who find value in it for their own personal […]

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PRSA Greater Cleveland Recognizes Winners of Hill Lighthouse Young Awards

  CLEVELAND – April 12, 2018 – The Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) Greater Cleveland Chapter recognized three area communications professionals with its prestigious Hill, Lighthouse and Young Awards at a luncheon ceremony yesterday, April 11. The John W. Hill Award is presented each year to the chief executive of a Greater Cleveland area […]

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Independent Practitioners Section Provides Camaraderie

By Amber Shulman, APR, Candid Virgo Communications I have been a member of the Independent Practitioners Alliance (IPA) Section for nearly five years. I joined just about the same time I started my own practice, which proved to be quite an adjustment for me, after spending over 20 years working for employers. As a sole […]

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The Importance of Professional Sections For PRSA Members

By Scott Tennant, APR, Vitamix Whenever someone asks me about the worth of joining PRSA, I inevitably point to three things: Staying current on best practices in the field, from strategy to execution to ethics Earning (and maintaining) your APR accreditation Interacting with peers through membership in a professional interest section The first two are […]

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3 Productive Things Students Can Do On Spring Break

By Rachel Dill, Digital Marketing Manager, Sweeney Marketing + PR March is right around the corner, which means the count-down to spring break is on. For some, it means sandy beaches, cold drinks, and nice weather. But for those of you who will live vicariously through social media this year, there is an opportunity to use […]

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Ethics and Our Society

By Chris Lynch, APR, Fellow PRSA Falls Communications and PRSA Cleveland Programming Chair According to the recent 2017 eKG Survey by PRSA of its 21,000 membership of public relations and communications professional practitioners, the most important value that PRSA provides is our Society’s Code of Ethics. The Ethics Code also ranked number one in the survey’s […]

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