7 Reasons to Intern at a Smaller PR Firm (like CGPR)

By Connor Voss, CGPR Summer 2016 Intern When you’re getting your feet wet in public relations, all experience is good experience. Although, as a veteran intern of various-sized firms, I’ll be the first to say that smaller firms can offer big-time experience. And here’s why: You get to do everything, including projects that would typically…

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Ethics: Are You Aware?

Did you know? September is Ethics Awareness Month! Let’s be honest…ethics is not something most people think about in their daily lives until they are faced with a dilemma. And most of us don’t take the time to reflect on our own decisions until we are reading about someone else in the news. Only then…

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Digital, Social, Tech & Innovation at #MDMC16

UMSL Business hosted its fourth annual Midwest Digital Marketing Conference (MDMC) at Union Station this April, showcasing thought leaders and boundary pushers across many disciplines. As the region’s largest digital and social media marketing event, a few of our team members were lucky enough to attend and hear experts in the marketing communications industry address…

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Common Ground Insight: An Overview on Ethics

Common Ground PR team member Nina Kult serves as the Chief Ethics Officer for the St. Louis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Many professional communicators will face a unique situation that requires ethical decision making, whether torn between loyalty to their employer or client, or serving the public’s best interest. These dilemmas…

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Earning Your Accreditation in Public Relations

The journey toward earning the Accreditation in Public Relations is a rewarding, yet challenging, process for those in the PR industry. CGPR team member Nina Kult, APR recently shared insights from her experience in obtaining the credential during the Public Relations Society of America’s Midwest District Conference June 10-12 in St. Louis. Here are a…

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Common Ground Insight: An Overview on Ethics

Common Ground PR team member Nina Kult serves as the Chief Ethics Officer for the St. Louis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Many professional communicators will face a unique situation that requires ethical decision making, whether torn between loyalty to employer or client, or serving the public’s best interest. These dilemmas can…

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Join us at the PRSA Midwest District Conference in STL, June 10-12!

CGPR account supervisor Nina Kult, APR, along with Nez Savala, APR, and Megan Donovan, APR, will offer an honest account of the APR process as well as discuss the value of earning the Accreditation in Public Relations. In addition, Susan Weissman, partner and president of St. Louis-based branding, marketing and digital services agency Dovetail, will…

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