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The Power of Networking

By Shelby Ray of HMA Public Relations “Whom you encounter today may change your future tomorrow.” I try to keep this self-motto in mind ever since attending the 2013 PRSSA National Conference/ 2013 PRSA International Conference in Philadelphia.  It was at the Reading Terminal Market that I met Abbie, while ordering my first, and definitely not my last, […]

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From the Intern’s Desk: Intern Survival Guide

By Elena Fuhrmann, Intern at LCI   As a student with a passion for media and writing, I wanted to learn more about public relations. Prior to embarking on my first internship almost a year ago, I had only seen depictions of the industry on reality shows and via Sex in the City. After being hired […]

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PR and the World Cup

By Uwe Schmidt of Industrie-Contact AG, PRGN President  Industrie-Contact AG CEO, PRGN President and – most importantly – football/soccer addict Uwe Schmidt interviewed Gisele Lorenzetti, head of the Brazilian PRGN partner agency LVBA, about the activities taking place in Brazil this week for the 2014 World Cup. Uwe: Gisele, the World Cup in Brazil: How […]

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Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer – at Work

By Brianne Miller, Senior Public Relations Counselor  A study by Captivate Networks revealed that office productivity plummets by 20 percent during the summer months in the United States. While we might anecdotally feel the winding down of the work treadmill, this number is staggering. Could the drop in productivity be – gasp! – a necessary […]

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Lending a Hand

By Doug Myers, Senior Director LCI works with a number of nonprofits such as City CarShare and the Museum of the African Diaspora to raise their public profile and promote their mission and benefits to the communities they serve. We also work with larger corporations like Walmart and California Bank & Trust to highlight their […]

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