Monthly Archives: March 2013

Be prepared for Thursday’s lecture and interview with client for Lab 12 news release on Relay for Life

Our client for the news release you’ll write for Lab 12 is the Gainesville American Cancer Society. They want us to write a news release for the 2013 Relay for Life of Gainesville that will be held on April 12. … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s lecture helps you prepare for media-related internships and jobs with advice on portfolios and interviewing

The lecture on Tuesday is designed to help you be more competitive for a media-related internship or job. In addition to helping you prepare for your future, this lecture will help you prepare for an extra-credit opportunity. For Lab 13, … Continue reading

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Lecture Thursday – Guest speaker Karen Dooley explains how public relations works in business setting

Karen Dooley will be our guest in lecture on Thursday to talk about her job as director of advancement communications in the UF College of Medicine. She will discuss how events are planned and the strategies used in writing news … Continue reading

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Prepare for writing news releases in lab by reading Chapter 13 & writing extra-credit news release

Writing news releases is an important skill in public relations. News releases provide a way for organizations and businesses to get out the word about their events and new products and services. News releases can announce research findings, the results … Continue reading

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5 tips for success with your Lab 9 environmental, health, science or technology story

The environmental, health, science or technology story that you are writing for Lab 9 provides you the opportunity to demonstrate your interviewing and writing skills and offers the opportunity of earning extra credit for getting your story published. Tip #1 … Continue reading

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