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How to Network & Find a Mentor in PR

If there is one thing I have learned in my career so far, it is the power of networking. Every single one of my career opportunities, including my network of contacts in the New York City fashion and entertainment industry, are a result of networking. Once, on a flight back to the U.S. after a semester abroad, I sat next to a man who, as it turned out, used to work for NBCUniversal in Manhattan. I shared that I was actively pursuing a career in communications and a dream of living and working in the Big Apple. We chatted on and [...]

By |2020-06-05T15:48:15-04:00June 5th, 2020|Communication|0 Comments

Now Accepting Fall 2020 Public Relations Internship Applications

If you’re interested in experiencing PR agency life and gaining real-world knowledge and experience, then Dittoe Public Relations may be the place for you! We’re hiring public relations interns for Fall 2020, and we want you to apply! This paid internship offers both part-time or full-time options. Here’s what you need to know:  Dittoe PR interns are responsible for assisting with the execution of strategic public relations and social media initiatives and contributing to the success of the firm’s clients. Interns will be mentored by intern directors and work closely with the firm’s entire staff, from account coordinators to the company’s [...]

By |2020-05-19T12:22:26-04:00May 19th, 2020|Internship|0 Comments

Switching from journalism to PR: The surprises, struggles and wins

When declaring a major in college, it is easy to get overwhelmed with all of the different routes that a student interested in media could take. Is it advertising? Is it news writing and editing? How about marketing? Public relations? Broadcast journalism? As an incoming freshman, or even sophomore, making this one decision that filters your entire future career path can seem like a big decision. The good news is, all of these fields and specializations are very closely related. Even if you are a second-semester senior graduating with a degree in journalism, you, too, can land a PR fellowship in [...]

By |2020-02-19T10:38:10-05:00February 19th, 2020|Public Relations|0 Comments

Now Accepting Applications for Public Relations Summer Internship 2020

If you’re interested in experiencing PR agency life and gaining real-world knowledge and experience, then Dittoe Public Relations may be the place for you! We’re hiring public relations interns for summer 2020, and we want you to apply! This internship is paid, and part-time or full-time options are available. Here’s what you need to know: Dittoe PR interns are responsible for assisting with the execution of strategic public relations and social media initiatives and contributing to the success of the firm’s clients. Interns will be mentored by intern directors and work closely with the firm’s entire staff, from account coordinators to [...]

By |2020-01-13T15:34:44-05:00January 13th, 2020|Internship|0 Comments

Public Relations vs. Marketing – What’s the Difference?

There are a lot of blurred lines when it comes to public relations and marketing. They intertwine so seamlessly that it can be easy to mistake one for the other. Often times when I tell others I work in PR, they’ll usually respond with something along the lines of “oh, so like, you do marketing?” This is usually when I take a deep breath and go into a “well…” explanation. When I was first deciding on what career path I wanted to take in college, all I knew was that I would have to end up taking business classes if I [...]

By |2019-02-19T18:13:07-05:00February 14th, 2019|Public Relations|0 Comments
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