The Placement Paradox

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It might be almost five years since I was a student in the Durham College PR program, but I can still vividly remember my anxiety around finding my non-profit and…

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A Mentor’s Gift

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The best thing to happen to anyone professionally is having someone become their mentor. I have been tremendously blessed to have three - my program co-ordinator, my first "PR employer",…

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To my amazing class…

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Hi everyone! I wanted to leave a little note for you here, on the eve of your last day at placement. First and foremost, I could not be more proud…

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My Top Five Tips for Media Relations

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I love media relations! This is something I never thought I would be saying, especially looking back to those days in the classroom, pitching media about a hypothetical media conference. But…

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Top Five PR Blogs to Follow

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As part of my "professional" resolutions, I decided to go on the hunt for five PR-related blogs to follow (and read) this year. It was incredibly tough to narrow it down…

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Perks of a PR student
TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 18: Actors Rachel McAdams and Ryan Reynolds attend the 2014 Canada's Walk Of Fame Awards at the Sony Centre on October 18, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)

Perks of a PR student

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This past Saturday night I had the privilege of attending the Induction Ceremony for Canada's Walk of Fame where Louise Arbour, The Band, Jeff Healy, Rachel McAdams, Ryan Reynolds and…

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