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Public Relations in the Digital Era

When public relations was first introduced to the world in the early 1900s, it looked quite differently than it does now. There were no established ethics or guidelines for the industry. The first PR campaign convinced young women that smoking cigarettes was an act of rebellion  associated with women’s equality. (No, really.) However, the goal… Continue reading Public Relations in the Digital Era

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Past Assignments, pr writing

Research Proposal – Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis

The following research proposal was a collaborative project written by myself and five other group members for Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis after meeting with the Girls Inc. team last month. The results of the research are TBD. Background Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis is a non-profit organization associated with the national Girls Inc. organization.… Continue reading Research Proposal – Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis

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Social Media – City of Greenwood

As part of my internship at Hirons, I was asked to help put together a social media calendar for the City of Greenwood's upcoming event series, "Community Conversations: The Future of Greenwood Parks." These two events were proposed to create a public forum for Greenwood residents to voice their opinions on how three different Greenwood… Continue reading Social Media – City of Greenwood

Media Relations, pr writing

Media Advisory – Indiana Secretary of State

The following media advisory was originally drafted by other members of the Hirons team to promote the Indiana Secretary of State's MoneyWise BINGO Tour. I then edited each advisory for the location of every event's occurrence. I was in charge of pitching the advisories for two event occurrences, Fort Wayne and South Bend. The Fort… Continue reading Media Advisory – Indiana Secretary of State

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Social Media – Festival Country Indiana

One of my projects early on at Hirons was updating Pinterest boards for Festival Country Indiana. It's not every day that you get asked to comb through your company's photo archives and find aesthetically pleasing fall photos, but when you do - you get to have a lot of fun! The resulting Pinterest boards were… Continue reading Social Media – Festival Country Indiana

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BizVoice Magazine – Whirlwind of Progress

This summer, I was fortunate enough to be asked to write an article for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce's BizVoice magazine, a publication with a readership of over 15,000. BizVoice is the "largest broad-based business advocacy organization in the state, representing Hoosier employers for more than 90 years." This was an amazing opportunity for me,… Continue reading BizVoice Magazine – Whirlwind of Progress

Media Relations, pr writing

Press Release – Indiana INTERNnet Seeking Nominations for Annual IMPACT Awards

I created the first draft of this press release, which was then edited by two co-workers during my time at Indiana INTERNnet. August 20, 2018 (INDIANAPOLIS) – Indiana INTERNnet is seeking nominations for its 13th IMPACT Awards program, a celebration of internship excellence. The nominations are submitted by the public and winners are chosen by… Continue reading Press Release – Indiana INTERNnet Seeking Nominations for Annual IMPACT Awards

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My top 5 favorite things about working for Indiana INTERNnet

This week is unfortunately my final week as a member of the Indiana INTERNnet team. There have been so many great things about this experience, so for my last IIN blog post I have decided to reflect on my top five favorite parts of my summer internship: 5. Doing Research Coming up with blog and… Continue reading My top 5 favorite things about working for Indiana INTERNnet

Media Relations, pr writing

Press Release – Fourth Annual Mayor’s International Futsal Cup to take place at Indiana Statehouse

The celebration of international cultures continues to bring futsal fans together INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (AUG. 9, 2018) — The fourth annual occurrence of the Mayor’s International Futsal Cup, hosted by Indiana Futsal, will take place Saturday, Sept. 1 to Monday, Sept. 3 outside of the Indiana Statehouse at 201 N. Capitol St. The tournament will have… Continue reading Press Release – Fourth Annual Mayor’s International Futsal Cup to take place at Indiana Statehouse