Tag Archives: public relations

9 valuable tips when pitching to the media

According to numbers released by the U.S. Department of Labor last year, PR professionals outnumber reporters 4.6 to 1. It’s more important than ever before to do your research and craft a concise pitch that will be of interest to … Continue reading

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Program Recap: Downtown Market GR

On September 18, 2014 the West Michigan Chapter of the Public Relations Society learned from Brian Burch of Burch Partners and Mimi Fritz of Downtown Market GR about how public relations launched one of the most unique venues in West Michigan. Continue reading

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Job Description – Junior Public Relations Specialist

Steelcase is looking for a public relations specialist to work as part of its global public relations team. The ideal candidate has excellent written and oral communication skills, strong presentation and networking skills and an ability to work independently. Curiosity, … Continue reading

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Program Recap: “How to Get Hired” – Myths, Tips, and How it Really Works

by Audra Hartges (www.audrahartges.com) The job market can be confusing whether you are looking for your first professional position, hoping to transition from your current position, or trying to re-enter the workforce. At “How to Get Hired” Steve Groenink, Managing Director … Continue reading

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New Member Profile – Nicole Cook of the Humane Society of West Michigan

1. Where do you work and what is your title? I am the Marketing and Events Coordinator at Humane Society of West Michigan. 2. What is your main objective in that role? My main objective is to do anything and … Continue reading

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WMPRSA Program Recap – Lights in the Night – How PR launched lanterns into the ArtPrize Top 5

On November 15, 2012, WMPRSA hosted a panel of four speakers, Dan Johnson, who is the managing partner of Six Voices LLC, Mark Carpenter, an entrepreneur, currently engaged in digital app collaborations with clients across the world, Kim Bode, owner … Continue reading

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WMPRSA Program – Lights in the Night: How PR launched lanterns into the ArtPrize Top 5 (11/15/12)

Lights in the Night, a PR story from concept to ArtPrize Top 5 as the first community organized and executed performance piece to make the Top 10 in ArtPrize history. On September 28, 2012, thousands of paper lanterns were lit … Continue reading

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