Young PR Pros: Episode #87 – CSR and its importance in the Communications Industry

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This week, Kristine D’Arbelles and Julia Kent talk about corporate social responsibility or CSR. For those who are new to this term, CSR is the voluntary activities undertaken by a company to operate in an economic, social and environmentally sustainable Continue reading

Young PR Pros: Episode #86 – What does customer service and PR have in common?

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Customer service shouldn’t be a foreign word to public relations and commuications professionals. Although we might not always be face to face with our organization’s customers, their happiness often decides the fate of your communications department and organization. This week, Continue reading

Young PR Pros: Episode #85 – How to Navigate Your PR Career with CPRS

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A couple of weeks ago, Kristine D’Arbelles was invite to moderate a panel of young and senior professionals at the CPRS Navigate Your PR Career. The evening was split into two panels: Job search strategies: Best practices from senior PR professionals Continue reading

Young PR Pros: Episode #84 – How to Have a Meeting that Doesn’t Suck

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This week, Kristine D’Arbelles and Julia Kent share their experiences of good and bad meetings. Public relations and communications is a people industry, so get used to a lot of meetings in your careers. In this episode we concentrate on Continue reading

Young PR Pros Takes Home IABC Ottawa Excel Award

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Ottawa-based podcast Young PR Pros and the University of Ottawa’s Public Relations Association (uOPRA) were presented with an IABC Ottawa Excel Award of Merit for their podcast series – entitled Take uOPRA to Work Day – that showcases different PR Continue reading

Young PR Pros: Episode #83 – Social media mistakes that could damage your career

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This week, Kristine D’Arbelles and Julia Kent review an article in Canadian Living by Jackie Middleton called 8 social media mistakes that could damage your career. Middleton writes: Social media has made information very accessible, and the worst kind of Continue reading

Young PR Pros: Episode #82 – Interview Pet Peeves with Tara Lapointe

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This week Kristine D’Arbelles and Julia Kent continue their conversation with Tara Lapointe. Tara is a dynamic marketing and communications strategist with more than 15 years experience in the arts and entertainment industries. She is currently the Head of Marketing Communications Continue reading

Young PR Pros: Episode #81 – Being a PR Generalist with Tara Lapointe

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This week on Young PR Pros, Kristine D’Arbelles and Julia Kent record face-to-face with our guest Tara Lapointe. Tara is a dynamic marketing and communications strategist with more than 15 years experience in the arts and entertainment industries. She is Continue reading

From Journalism to PR: Episode #3 – What is in a PR title?

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Young PR Pros host, Julia Kent, is a popular girl on the University of Carleton campus. For the fourth year in a row she has been invited to speak as part of a three-person panel at the School of Journalism Continue reading

Young PR Pros: Episode #80 – Regretting Tweets

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As our listeners heard a few weeks ago, host Kristine D’Arbelles got to attend the CPRS student event in Ottawa called Behind the PR Scenes – an evening with Jim Watson. She was lucky enough to get a few moments Continue reading