Musk’s firings highlight social media and job insecurity

Elon Musk has taken an axe to Twitter.

Twitter joins the list of companies to have a mass firing event leaving hundreds unemployed overnight. These firings were brought on once ownership switched from Jack Dorsey to Elon Musk following a buyout that no-one, but Elon Musk and his stock bros wanted. The top executives at Twitter tried everything …

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VEO has quiet PR launch in Carbondale

Person riding a VEO scooter.

This year Southern Illinois University Carbondale and the city partner together with VEO scooters. “SIU and the City of Carbondale are proud to announce a partnership with VEO Scooters! Before riding, view SIU’s and Carbondale’s scooter policies and use the bike map to plan riding routes.” Many residents are happy …

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Matalon’s life in theater and public relations

Laura Matalon

Laura Matalon was the recent guest speaker that talked about publicity and marketing during Covid-19 to Southern Illinois University’s chapter of PRSSA. She is the Chief Marketing Officer for Hamilton the Musical (the hit show written by Lin-Manuel Miranda), and during the meeting she joked public relations wasn’t her first …

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Nashville’s best sounding agencies for grads and interns


As a recent graduate or current undergraduate student in the public relations field, finding the perfect agency to work or intern for can be daunting. Nashville is a great location for recent graduates for its flourishing job market and amount of popping attractions. Living and growing in Nashville is also …

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Summer 2021 brings PR jobs and internships

Summer jobs

As we approach the end of spring, more opportunities for jobs and internships are appearing for the communications, media, and public relations fields, and now is the time to start applying to secure a position. Due to COVID-19, many companies have opted for remote work, which opens a lot of …

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Hamilton the Musical CMO talks marketing during COVID

Laura Matalon

Laura Matalon is the Chief Marketing Officer for Hamilton the Musical, but she has worked on shows as varied as In the Heights, The Book of Mormon, and Rent. Talking with students, she discussed the challenges of working with musicals in the age of COVID, as well as skills needed …

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Interview tips that will help get you hired

For many, the interview is worst part of the job search.

The interviewing process can be very stressful and nerve-wracking as you meet new people, attempt to sell yourself, and constantly be enthusiastic. This sounds very challenging, but with preparation and research, it can make the job interview much less stressful and more effective. Here are some job interview tips that …

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How AdLab can benefit PR majors

Advertising and PR often work hand in hand.

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is a student ran organization and PR firm that largely caters towards public relations majors. PRSSA’s main purpose is providing students with real hands on experience with public relations. However, there are other RSOs and clubs on campus at Southern Illinois University Carbondale …

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St. Louis’ top agencies for grads to aim for

The iconic St Louis Gateway Arch.

For any recent or soon-to-be college graduate, here is a compiled list of quality agencies to look into for your future in public relations. The list consists of agencies located in the St. Louis, MO area. The below information includes key details about the agency such as, a brief background, …

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