November 11, 2011

TV Goes Social

Last Thursday night, was just like any Thursday night, I plopped myself on the couch and was ready to watch two of my favorite shows - […]
November 9, 2011

Tackling a PR Crisis – A Reporter’s Point of View

 Penn State is certainly in a state of emergency right now. A legendary football school, with an equally legendary coach, is about to tackle one of […]
October 5, 2011

“What is…” Wednesday – What is Political Football? Scott’s Take

So the term “political football” has come to life. ESPN pulled the “Are you ready for some football” opening song by Hank Williams, Jr., last Monday […]
September 6, 2011

Summer of Stories: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – The Big Wigs

Labor Day has come and gone, and for many, it is the symbolic end to summer. School is back in session, white pants are put in […]
August 10, 2011

Oh no he didn’t!

As many of you have probably seen or heard, Arnold Schwarzenegger was recently seen on a casual bike ride in Santa Monica. No big deal right? […]
July 22, 2011

Guest Blogger Alert – A Review of “Page One”

Last week, the Phoenix Chapter PRSA held a gathering for a new documentary “Page One,” a documentary that sheds light on the operations and recent trends […]
July 8, 2011

Ted Turner – Always Promoting

Since it’s Friday, how about a little funny story from the promotional world of days gone by? I came across a story this week of Ted […]
May 20, 2011

Social media is here to stay

I’ve probably said that 500 different times but it takes on a new meaning when you say it in front of the classroom. I’m teaching again for […]
February 24, 2011

Magazines – The New Reality Television?

As a public relations gal, I often pitch content for magazine nationwide. I’ve even been known to write an article or two. And certainly, I’ve sent […]
February 4, 2011

Here We Go Again?

This week, I (Alison) had the pleasure of speaking to more than 125 high school students about going into a career in public relations. During my […]