The Importance of Networking for PR Pros

As public relations and communications professionals, we’re no strangers to speaking with new people. Whether it’s clients, reporters or influencers – we are constantly networking. However, when was the last time you networked outside of the usual “people you kind of already know?” I’m talking about walking into a room and not knowing anyone. Does the thought alone make your hands sweat? If so, you aren’t alone! In fact, one in four professionals admit they don’t network at all. But let’s change that. Networking is a vital skill for PR and communications professionals. I’m a firm believer in stepping out of [...]

By |2019-07-22T17:01:37-04:00June 13th, 2019|Public Relations|0 Comments

Five Life Skills Gained Through Public Relations

There’s no denying that my skillset has grown vastly since I began my career at Dittoe PR back in 2015. From starting as an intern to now leading our intern program, I have my all-star team of coworkers to thank for teaching me the ins and outs of public relations. I’ve learned how to be proactive, how to think like a journalist, how to navigate a PR crisis and several other areas of expertise that you can’t really learn in a classroom setting.   While there are several things that can be taught, other life skills that come naturally by trade. [...]

By |2018-09-28T08:49:18-04:00September 28th, 2018|Communication, Public Relations|0 Comments