30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

Who doesn’t love a fresh doughnut and a cup o’ joe to start the morning? For 80 years, Krispy Kreme has been helping its customers get their daily caffeine and sugar fix. Using a secret recipe he purchased, Vernon Rudolph opened the firstKrispy Kreme on July 13, 1937, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. As popularity grew,…

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How to launch a successful internal communications app

Once upon a time, organizations had to rely on emails or intranets to reach far-flung employees. For those who worked in non-office environments such as hospitals, retail stores and factory assembly lines, it was tough luck. Nowadays, with a smartphone in practically every employee’s pocket or purse, there’s a better way: internal communications apps. A…

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5 reasons PR careers rock

The migration from journalism to PR has accelerated of late amid changing economics. There are pros and cons to making such a move, but let’s focus on the pros—five to be precise: 1. PR pros are in a growing, changing field. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), “employment of public relations specialists is…

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Jacob Gnieski Joins Havas PR’s Pittsburgh Office

Havas PR has added Jacob Gnieski as a fellow to support its communications efforts in the Pittsburgh office. In his new role, Gnieski will support public relations and media relations efforts for several health care clients, including the Gout & Uric Acid Education Society, LivaNova and others. Prior to joining Havas, Gnieski held a marketing…

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PRSA National Capital Chapter Announces Thoth Awards Winners

More than 180 industry professionals attended the National Capital Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America‘s 49th annual Thoth Awards Gala at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The event honored the industry’s top programs, products and campaigns in the nation’s capital region. The CDC and Hager Sharp received the Thoth Best of Show award for their HPV…

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