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News: #PRinAPandemic research launched by CIPR

THE rocket in reputation and reach experienced across the public relations profession during the pandemic is set to stay according to practitioners surveyed in a new report from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), published today. With nearly 1,400…

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News: ‘Hala NextGen’ launched for Arabic PR Professionals in MENA

PRCA MENA’s NextGen Arabia Group is launching an online community platform, Hala NextGen, with the goal to give back to the upcoming generation of Arabic public relations professionals. The initiative will deepen engagement with other Arabic PR professionals within the…

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News: New PRCA Africa Network Board brimming with talented innovators

THE Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has revealed the names of ten African PR leaders who will form the inaugural Board of the Association’s new Africa Network. The PRCA launched its Africa Network in April as part of plans…

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News: CIPR and PRCA aim to inspire ‘Heard Mentality’ in PR industry

THE CIPR and PRCA have launched their first joint campaign to inspire public relations and communications professionals to take positive action on mental health across the industry. Launched ahead of Global Listening Day, the pan-industry 'Heard Mentality' campaign urges leaders…

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News: Springboard bolsters team with new appointments

SPRINGBOARD Communications, the award-winning Irish integrated communications agency, has announced the appointment of David Linnane (pictured) as its new senior client executive. Having worked in business and political journalism for seven years, Linnane brings a wealth of experience to the…

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News: Covid campaigns dominate Irish PR awards shortlist

HOW companies communicated during the Covid-19 crisis is a dominant theme for nominees on the recently announced Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) and the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII) Awards for Excellence in Public Relations in Ireland 2021 shortlist.…

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News: PRCA and CIPR join forces to address industry’s mental health challenges

The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA), the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) have announced a cross-industry collaboration to address the industry’s mental health challenges. The professional bodies have launched a new…

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News: New book launched to help organizations streamline internal communications

A new book, Influential Internal Communication, authored by Jenni Field (pictured), director at Redefining Communications, has been launched to help organizations streamline internal communications (IC) practices and drive engagement, efficiency and profit.  The book is based on The Field Model™…

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News: Workplace communication study finds managers should talk less, listen more

Empathy, feedback and shorter, focused meetings should be goals during crises — and ordinary times, US national survey of professional communicators finds. Managers should listen more, be empathetic and be sure they give feedback — even if they cannot solve…

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News: PRCA launches Africa Network

The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has launched its Africa Network under the overall chairmanship of Jordan Rittenberry (pictured) and with four regional chairs from around the continent.  The Network follows significant membership growth on the continent and is…

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News: Irish PR agencies mirror global PR optimism for 2021

A survey of global PR agencies, including two from Ireland, has found that most agencies are optimistic about business in 2021.   The survey conducted among the partners in the IPREX global platform, the second largest independent network in the world,…

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News: PRCA Ethics Council publishes global report exploring ethical challenges

THE PRCA Ethics Council has published its inaugural Annual Perspective – featuring insight from 20 global leaders – to draw attention to the pressing ethical challenges faced by PR professionals globally. The PRCA Ethics Council was launched in May 2020 to…

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