Monthly Archives: March 2014

College Awards Banquet provides opportunity to celebrate student successes and practice live tweeting

I enjoyed live tweeting from the College Awards Banquet held tonight at the Hilton. Good to see current and former students being recognized for their accomplishments. (Could be you — my current #JOU3109 students — in a few semesters.) I … Continue reading

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Clients in Thursday’s #JOU3109 lecture provide directions for writing news release for Lab 12

Our clients for the Lab 12 news release will be in lecture on Thursday, March 27. Our clients are: Judy Hunter – Coordinator of Academic Programs in the College’s Office for Undergraduate Affairs Katrice Graham, Director of the Knight Division … Continue reading

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Developing your portfolio and discussing public relations skills are topics for #JOU3109 lecture

We’ll discuss two topics in Tuesday’s lecture. Public relations terms, duties and deliverables We’ll continue our discussion of what’s involved in being a public relations practitioner. I’ll ask you to work with a classmate on discussing these concepts — from … Continue reading

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Guest speakers in #JOU3109 explain social media use in media jobs

Using social media in media work, especially public relations, is our topic for Thursday’s lecture. Our guest speakers will be Antionette Rollins (@rollins_a, http://antionetterollins.com/) and Jaclyn Rhoads (@jaclynrhoads, http://www.growgators.com, @growgators). Rollins is a Web writer for UF/IFAS, is a former … Continue reading

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Read Chap. 13 and bring extra-credit news release to #JOU3109 lecture Tuesday

To help you learn more about the work of public relations practitioners and about writing news releases, be sure to read “Public Relations Writing,” Chap. 13 in Writing and Reporting News. You want to be able to discuss each of … Continue reading

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