November 10, 2022

How to Succeed in Your First PR Role

Jumping into the public relations industry can be daunting, especially for recent college grads. After working in public relations for over a year now, I’ve learned many new skills that go way beyond the classroom .In college, I took a few public relations courses, giving me a general sense of the industry but not nearly enough hands-on experience. Fast forward
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September 29, 2022

How to Develop the Perfect Pitch

As PR professionals, we know there’s a lot that goes into developing the perfect pitch. The planning process is just as important as the writing itself when working to successfully generate media coverage for our clients. Here are some helpful steps you can take to help develop your perfect pitch. Know your news. First and foremost, you must understand why
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August 23, 2022

Tips for Effectively Working with Vendors

Working with external vendors is an important part of many of our clients’ PR campaigns. Whether you’re coordinating a satellite media tour, sponsored content or a multi-media campaign, you’ll have many options when it comes to vendors, which can be overwhelming. In order to produce the best work, it’s important to know how to choose and work with a vendor.
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August 11, 2022

Fake It Till You Make It: Tips for a Successful PR Internship

Starting a public relations internship is an exciting opportunity, however it can be nerve-racking at times — especially if you are new to the industry. As an intern at LCWA, I’d love to offer some advice to help you hit the ground running and stand out as a rock star intern. Know your clients. Every client is different, and you