Networking Trips 101: The Do’s and Don’ts

By: Morgan Borer, @MorganBorer This weekend, I traveled to the city that’s just as famous for its deep-dish pizza and hot dog stands, as it is for the Sears Tower: Chicago. I arrived at the Felix Hotel late Thursday evening with four other members of PRSSA, tired and weary-eyed from the exhaustive drive. I quickly unpacked my bags, located my planner and itinerary and hopped into bed. I was eager for a full day of networking with Scripps PRSSA. I have traveled to Chicago a few times prior to this weekend, but I found myself unprepared for this networking trip. For … Continue reading Networking Trips 101: The Do’s and Don’ts

Best Cities for PR Professionals

By: Autumn Cooper, @autumncooper5 When it comes to world of PR, deciding where to start your career could have a huge impact on your future happiness, success, and salary in the industry. PR is such an exciting field and it could take you anywhere in the world. I love to travel so for someone like me, I love knowing that the field I chose could help me live out another passion of mine. During the past couple of months, I have spent many hours online searching for an internship. With a willingness to relocate to anywhere the job requires, I noticed … Continue reading Best Cities for PR Professionals

Introducing the Administration: Senior Director Kerry Tuttle

Have you ever wondered, “Who are these people that send me emails from the OUImPRession’s Gmail?” Well, here’s a chance for you to get to know those names, and not just what their position is in the firm! Kerry Tuttle is the first of the administration to offer herself as tribute. See what she is all about, you may realize you both never left seventh grade (in your music taste). 1. Where are you from?  I’m from Macedonia, a suburb 25 minutes south of Cleveland. I went to Nordonia High School and graduated in 2011​.   2. Why did you choose … Continue reading Introducing the Administration: Senior Director Kerry Tuttle

Summer Reflection Series: Annie Beard

By: Annie Beard @annie_beard I spent the past summer completely out of my comfort zone, and it turned out to be an awesome and rewarding experience. It was definitely a summer full of going to new places and trying new things. To start, I spent the first two weeks in Europe with my boyfriend and our Contiki tour group. This was an amazing experience because our group consisted of people from all over the world. Not only did I learn so much about Europe and the places we visited, but also I learned about people in my group and their … Continue reading Summer Reflection Series: Annie Beard

Adjusting to the Windy City

I have always pictured my life out of college in a big city with a modern apartment and glamorous job. After work I could grab dinner with my fellow colleagues at a swanky restaurant and on the weekends I would have endless streets to explore and shop. Chicago has always been my city of choice. When I decided to start looking for internships for this summer, Chicago was my first option. Luckily, and to my surprise, I was able to get connected with a non-profit organization and land a social media internship. Once the excitement of my new summer plans … Continue reading Adjusting to the Windy City