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    • 4.6 • 8 Ratings

An advertising and public relations podcast featuring some of West Michigan's most knowledgeable professionals.

Brought to you by GVSU PRSSA.

    Voice of the People: City Communications (w/ David Green)

    Voice of the People: City Communications (w/ David Green)

    “Our people tell our story best.”
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    Uncover the hidden gem of government communications as David Green, Director of Communications for the City of Grand Rapids, reveals how he has found public sector work to be a rewarding and impactful career. Join David as he discusses the intersection of his passions and careers, public relations for cities and the military, and the vitality of equitably giving communities a voice.
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    Contact David Green at dgreen@grand-rapids.mi.us, and find him on Twitter @realdavidmgreen.
    Additional Questions? Comments? Reach out to Brady at millsb1@mail.gvsu.edu.

    • 40 min
    What Even is PR?

    What Even is PR?

    We’ve all heard someone say it: “That’s just good PR…” but let’s be honest - this could mean anything. Students, strangers, and experienced pros alike will find this episode of PR Hangover helpful.

    Join us as we break down common misconceptions about the field of public relations, establish a definition for the strategic process, discuss careers in PR, and ask: is public relations right for you?

    Important Time Stamps:
    1:18 - Introduction to your host
    3:17 - A PR definition
    4:05 - Common misconceptions
    7:19 - What PR actually is
    9:50 - PR vs. Marketing vs. Advertising
    11:10 - In-house vs. Agency
    15:33 - Stellar PR work
    18:10 - How do you know PR is right for you?
    22:56 - Resources
    24:16 - Summary

    Resources:
    GVPRSSA
    Facebook: @GVPRSSA
    Twitter: @GV_PRSSA
    Instagram: @gv_prssa
    GrandPR
    FB: @GrandPR
    Twitter: @Grand_PR
    IG: @grand_pr
    LinkedIn: @GrandPR
    Ad club
    FB: @gvsuadclub
    Twitter: @gvadclub
    IG: @gvadclub

    Local PR firms:
    8ThirtyFour
    Lambert
    Sabo PR
    HappyPR

    National Resources/Blogs:
    PRWeek
    PRNews
    PRDaily

    Brady: millsb1@mail.gvsu.edu

    • 25 min
    Hangover Handover w/ Emma Nelson

    Hangover Handover w/ Emma Nelson

    You’ve heard her voice all year long, but how well do you really know Emma Nelson, previous host of PR Hangover? Listen as the tables turn, and Emma becomes the interviewee, discussing her personality recipe, an email exchange with Taylor Swift’s publicist, and her biggest dreams.

    • 18 min
    Influence(r) Marketing w/ Jason Falls

    Influence(r) Marketing w/ Jason Falls

    On this episode, we sit down with Jason Falls and discuss his career through public relations and advertising. His work focuses on influencer marketing, but Jason likes the term “influence marketing” much more. He discusses the prevalence of influencers today, his proudest career moments, and insights for students.

    • 21 min
    Nonprofit Communications w/ Javon Dobbs

    Nonprofit Communications w/ Javon Dobbs

    In this episode, we get to hear from Javon Dobbs. He is extremely knowledgeable within nonprofit organizations and has always had the desire to help people within and outside of his community. From his daily work routine, proud moments in his career, and how he fights for social justice in and out of the workplace, Javon is a strong force within the communications industry.

    • 33 min
    Experiences of a Storyteller w/ Nepherterra Best

    Experiences of a Storyteller w/ Nepherterra Best

    Nepherterra Best joins us to share her invaluable experience within the PR industry. From starting out in journalism to owning her own PR firm (Pride Public Relations), Nepherterra Best has experience in media relations and being a self proclaimed story teller. She discusses recent trends, gives advice for young professionals, and tells us why writing is so important.

    In addition to talking with Ms. Best, GrandPR’s Creative Director Jesse Schmitt joins us as the next guest for Meet the EBoard! Jesse discusses her favorite parts about her position and how much she appreciates her team members.

    • 17 min

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