Category Archives: Conversations Videos

New Year’s Resolutions for Communicators – A Conversation with Leah Ibraheem

The new year is almost here! Time to make resolutions. Marketing consultant Leah Ibraheem shares advice for communicators, business owners, and nonprofit managers on staying focused, setting goals, and networking.

Leah Ibraheem is a multi-channel marketing strategist and blogger who works in the Washington, DC area. Follow Leah on Twitter @LeahIbraheem.

Conversations in Public Relations is produced by Mary Fletcher Jones and David Hyson of Fletcher Prince http://www.FletcherPrince.com.

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PR Careers: Advice for Job Interviews, with Rachel DiCaro Metscher

Are you looking for your first job, or an internship, in public relations, corporate communications, or marketing? Need some job-winning advice?

Rachel Metscher, Corporate Communications Director with Hobsons http://www.hobsons.com shares advice on using social media, job interviews, and even rejections to obtain a job in the competitive public relations field.

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Polish your personal brand: Amanda Miller Littlejohn provides tips

Amanda Miller Littlejohn of Mopwater Social PR discusses personal branding

What can you do as a public relations professional to build your personal brand?

Amanda Miller Littlejohn of Mopwater Social PR http://www.mopwaterpr.com defines personal brand and why it matters.

In this video interview, Amanda shares personal brand-building tips, such as sharing interesting information that is of value to others through video, blogs, and workshops.

Conversations in Public Relations is produced by Mary Fletcher Jones and David Hyson. Follow us on Facebook: http://www.Facebook.com/Conversations.In.Public.Relations

A Conversation with Amanda Miller Littlejohn

Amanda Miller Littlejohn of Mopwater Social PR  is well-known in the DC area for her public relations and social media work, and particularly for her blog and the workshops and seminars she organizes.

In this interview with Mary Fletcher Jones, Amanda shares how she got started in public relations and marketing, and describes the work she does with clients.

Follow Amanda on Twitter: @amandamogul

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Starting your own PR Business: A Conversation with Jeff Ghannam

Have you ever dreamed of starting your own public relations or marketing business?  Jeff Ghannam, founder of Crystal Communications & Marketing, recently did just that.  I asked Jeff to share some of his insights on why now is a good time to go independent, and what it takes to start your own communications business.

Pitching the Media: How to Handle Media Placements

Vicki Robb, APR, explains how to handle media placements.  In this video interview for Conversations in Public Relations, you will learn

  • How to interact with reporters after obtaining the placement
  • Creative ways to share media placements with stakeholders
  • How to use media placements to demonstrate value to your clients

Vicki Robb is owner of Vicki Robb Communications and has more than 25 years of public relations experience.

Recorded February 3, 2011 by David Hyson and Mary Fletcher Jones for Conversations in Public Relations.

Make the perfect PR pitch, with Vicki Robb

Does pitching make you tremble?  Well, don’t worry.  Vicki Robb, APR, is here to tell you how to make the perfect pitch to the media.

Learn media relations tips in this video interview with PR consultant Vicki Robb.

Vicki Robb is the president of Vicki Robb Communications and is a public relations consultant with more than 25 years of media relations experience, including work in the White House.

Check out Vicki’s book on her White House years: http://amzn.com/1439231354

Recorded February 3, 2011. Video by David Hyson and Mary Fletcher Jones.

Working in the White House: a conversation with author and PR consultant Vicki Robb

Vicki Robb, APR, is a Washington, DC area  PR consultant who got her start in public relations working in the White House during the Carter Administration.

Vicki Robb is the author of Me & Jimmy! Tales of A Junior Staffer in the Carter Whitehouse, available from Amazon.com

Vicki shares fascinating insider anecdotes, as well as her views and experience about public relations work, in this candid video interview with Conversations in Public Relations host Mary Fletcher Jones.

Video interview recorded February 3, 2011 by David Hyson, editing by Mary Fletcher Jones.

 

Vicki Robb and Mary Fletcher Jones

Vicki Robb and Mary Fletcher Jones talk about Vicki's White House PR work for Conversations in Public Relations video interview

 

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From journalist to publicist: thoughts on the career transition, with Sally Squires

With newsrooms shrinking, many journalists are making the transition into PR. Sally Squires, Senior Vice President, Director of Health and Wellness Communications, Powell Tate (formerly of The Washington Post) reveals lessons she learned as she made the transition to a career in public relations.

In 2008, Sally Squires joined Powell Tate as the Director of Health and Wellness Communications after 24 years at The Washington Post as an award-winning medical and health writer. At Powell Tate, she specializes in the design and implementation of nutrition, food and health advocacy programs for government, nonprofit and corporate clients.

Recorded at the January 6, 2011 IPRA meeting by Mary Fletcher Jones http://www.FletcherPrince.com

Nasuti + Hinkle’s Award-Winning Pro Bono Work

Katie Sokolosky and Woody Hinkle, Nasuti + Hinkle

Katie Sokolosky and Woody Hinkle, Nasuti + Hinkle

Pro bono work provides communicators not only with the opportunity to make a difference, but also to stretch, creatively.  In this video, Woody Hinkle and Katie Sokolosky of the Bethesda, MD advertising firm Nasuti + Hinkle talk about their award-winning pro bono work for Washington Humane Society.

This outstanding campaign won Gold ADDY Awards at the local and regional levels, and a Silver ADDY Award at the national level this year.