Interviews with speakers at #LetsGrowTogether2014

Young PR Pros attended Let’s Grow Together 2014, hosted by the University of Ottawa Public Relations Association (uOPRA). The event encouraged students to learn about different industries within public relations and communications. Roving reporter Kristine D’Arbelles caught up with key speakers to ask about their advice for young PR and communications professionals.

Isaac Nahon-Serfaty
Associate Professor, Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa, gives advice to current and graduating PR and communications professionals on how to kick-start their career.

Ryan Kennery
Jim Watson’s Press Secretary gives advice for young professionals looking to do public relations at the municipal government level.

Emily Scarlett
Communications and press manager of H&M Canada talks about tips and advice for young PR professionals looking to break in to fashion PR.

Elizabeth Gray-Smith
Social columnist at iPolitics talks about tips and advice for young PR professionals looking to work in the not-for-profit industry.

Mark Monahan
Executive and artistic director of Ottawa Bluesfest and Folk Festival talks about tips and advice for young PR professionals looking to work in the music industry.

Carrie Croft
National communications manager, FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 discusses tips and advice for young professionals looking to enter the industry of sports PR.

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