Episode 126: Data or your gut, which should you trust?

Thank you to Ragan Awards for sponsoring today’s episode. If you’re seeking opportunities to accelerate your career in public relations, you should consider entering a Ragan Award program. Young PR Pros listeners will receive 20% off entry fees for these Continue reading Episode 126: Data or your gut, which should you trust?

Episode #111: The Definition of PR

Who can relate: you introduce yourself to an acquaintance at a friend’s party. They ask you what you do for a living. You say you work in PR. You get a blank stare and most people respond with: oh so Continue reading Episode #111: The Definition of PR

Episode #110: Women in PR

There are more female PR professionals than female nurses. That is a pretty staggering number, especially when only 20 percent of upper management PR roles are held by women. Young PR Pros hosts Kristine, Ross and producer Clare welcome Talia Continue reading Episode #110: Women in PR

Episode #109: Lessons for entrepreneurs

It is just Kristine D’Arbelles and Clare Bonnyman this month. Clare is finished her internship in Thunder Bay and is back in Toronto. Anyone hiring? Clare is pretty awesome. Taking a little break this month, we look back on some Continue reading Episode #109: Lessons for entrepreneurs

Episode #108: Our First Jobs, and a New Member of the Family

The Young PR Pros family is expanding. We welcome Clare Bonnyman as our new assistant producer. Clare has extensive background in radio editing. We hope her skills will make the show sound even better in your ear buds on your Continue reading Episode #108: Our First Jobs, and a New Member of the Family

Young PR Pros: Episode #107 – Gender and Ethnic Equality in PR and Communications

For the first time in Canadian history, a Prime Minister appointed a caucus that was 50 per cent female and 50 per cent male. When asked why he chose to make this bold statement he respond: because it is 2015. Continue reading Young PR Pros: Episode #107 – Gender and Ethnic Equality in PR and Communications

Young PR Pros: Episode #106 – We Revisit the Topic of Accreditation

In this episode we revisit the topic of accreditation. In episode 100, we talked about a topic that has divided the world of PR and communications for decades: is accreditation worth it? In case you haven’t heard the episode, Ross Continue reading Young PR Pros: Episode #106 – We Revisit the Topic of Accreditation

Young PR Pros: Episode 105 – Communications Moments and Trends in the Federal Election

This episode was recorded a week before federal election day in Canada. In this episode we talk about PR moments that caught our attention during the longest campaign period in Canadian history. Here is a recap of a few trends Continue reading Young PR Pros: Episode 105 – Communications Moments and Trends in the Federal Election

Young PR Pros: Episode #104 – Networking tips for the young professional

In this episode, hosts Kristine D’Arbelles, Julia Kent and Ross Simmonds talk about tips and advice for networking. Our hosts answer common questions like how do you approach a group of people you don’t know? Are business cards really necessary? Continue reading Young PR Pros: Episode #104 – Networking tips for the young professional

Young PR Pros: Episode #103 – The Importance of Real-World Projects in School

So much good news comes with today’s podcast. First, host Kristine D’Arbelles records her first episode with her new baby. He was a good little boy and napped (almost) the entire time of the episode. Second, after almost three years, Continue reading Young PR Pros: Episode #103 – The Importance of Real-World Projects in School