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A Look at the Future of Entertainment with IME Law

Last week, Weber Shandwick hosted Matt Hooper and Bryce Blum of IME Law, a Seattle-based law firm specializing in interactive media and entertainment law, to familiarize our staff of the many transformations occurring in the entertainment industry today. Specifically, Matt and Bryce focused on the unique role Seattle is playing in this revolution. By way of introduction, […]

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What I Learned from the Inaugural WIBLI Awards Luncheon: Part 1

The inaugural Women in Business and Leadership Initiative (WIBLI) Awards luncheon was recently held at the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber, which I was able to attend with several of my Weber Shandwick Seattle colleagues. Here’s what I learned: 1. What WIBLI is all about WIBLI was founded by the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber in 2014 with a focus on empowering […]

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Making the Most of Your Credentials

Prior to my internship at Weber Shandwick, I had little direct PR experience. My background in Political Science and Journalism gave me a worldly perspective, but the majority of PR jargon was foreign to me. When I applied for jobs, I knew other candidates would have at least one PR internship on their resume, along […]

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Making the Switch: How Journalism Made me Better at PR

During my freshman year of college, I decided that a double major in journalism and political science was the perfect first step to becoming a famous international correspondent (or a famous local city hall reporter, whichever came first). But after three years of school – and a better understanding of PR – I had changed […]

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Intern Blog Series: How to Diversify Your PR Internship

Internships are the gateway to deciding your career path, providing you with an opportunity to work with experts in your field and offering the experience and advice that will sculpt your career interests. Each internship varies, and it’s important to explore your options and figure out your career path by diversifying your internship. Here are some […]

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Let’s Talk about Tech, Baby: Making The Most of Your PR Internship

619 days after graduating from Western Washington University, I walked into my first day at Weber Shandwick Seattle, and hit the ground running. Admittedly, I started my internship with the Seattle office’s Technology Practice with minimal knowledge of the technology industry, and I knew that in order to establish myself and find my stride, I […]

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Talking Storytelling with Crosscut: 4 Key Takeaways

This week, we welcomed two very special guests from Crosscut to our office: Tamara Power-Drutis, executive director, and Greg Hanscom, editor-in-chief. Crosscut is a leading local not-for-profit news source aiming to make Seattle a united, informed and engaged community. The duo joined us for an impromptu happy hour. Drinks in hand, we picked each other’s brains about the direction […]

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How to Land an Internship and Succeed

Throughout college, I was involved with my local PRSSA chapter and able to take advantage of their agency tours each term. Weber Shandwick Seattle was one of the agencies we visited, and as soon as I walked into the office, I knew I wanted to work here. But, of course, narrowing down where you want to […]

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5 Things I’m Glad I Did in College

College is said to be some of the best years of your life. It’s a time full of football games, new friends, late-night cramming sessions and massive amounts of stress eating. College is a time to grow, learn and maybe even redefine yourself. Now that I’ve graduated college and landed a B2B tech internship at Weber Shandwick, […]

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