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May 31, 2016

An Intern’s Perspective

In a three month internship with LCWA, I have learned what interns elsewhere would learn in three years. That much condensed knowledge and experience is invaluable, so here is my effort to condense it even further. Now that I’ve been officially hired as an assistant account executive, here are my six tips for a successful internship.  Wear your swim trunks…
May 27, 2016

Favorite Finds

Twitter was abuzz this week about #ChewbaccaMom, #MemorialDay and of course tips and tricks for the savvy PR pro. Here are some of my favorite finds for the week: Facebook Live had a MOMENT…And all of a sudden the world has a new appreciation for the Facebook Live feature. If you loved #Chewbacca mom as much as we did (her
May 20, 2016

Favorite Finds

In between booking a Weird Al Yankovic live phoner for RiverEdge Park, scheduling a TV press junket for Donny & Marie at Paramount Theatre, working on a Merit School of Music feature with WTTW-TV Chicago Tonight, promoting TimeLine Theatre’s terrific new Midwest premiere of Chimerica, and prepping for today’s announcement that the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival is returning Jan
May 13, 2016

Favorite Finds

It was a big week for social media news and activity. Here are some highlights from across the social spectrum:  Instagram Gets a New Look: The popular photo-sharing app introduced a new logo on Wednesday morning – to some very mixed reviews. In an interesting PR twist, the social network explained the process in a blog post, even disclosing some