Top 4 Reasons to Do a PR Internship

So you want to work in public relations. Excellent. Now, where do you start? An internship is a great way to get the hands-on experience you need to get going with your professional career.

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Tips & Insight for Pitching African Media

Did you know that 9.7 million children die each year, the majority of whom are under the age of five due to common and preventable diseases?  In Ethiopia, one in eight children die before reaching their fifth birthday (source: UNICEF/Save the Children). Powerful and tangible, right? In today’s media landscape, powerful and tangible facts and […]

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Weber Shandwick Seattle Honored as Great Place to Work!

Weber Shandwick Seattle has been recognized as one of Seattle Business Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for in the state of Washington! We are #2 in the Large Companies Headquartered Outside Washington category. With more than 400 companies represented, this year’s competition had the largest number of entrants in its 21-year history. Congrats to […]

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Game Reviews: Don't Take It Personally

This week, game blogs and Twitter are buzzing about an incident that illustrates the tension that sometimes exists between PR professionals and reviewers. Earlier this week, the Redner Group, which had been promoting 2K Games’ new first-person shooter Duke Nukem Forever, was the target of backlash over a tweet that the agency posted saying: “#AlwaysBetOnDuke […]

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Introducing #PRIBS – Our Public Relations Intern Blog Series

Summer has officially arrived in Seattle. Just take a stroll through downtown and you’ll start see many Pacific Northwesterners finally trading in their trusty rain gear for shorts and sandals.

But for this year’s recently graduated PR pros, summer marks something much more important than somewhat warmer weather. For many, it’s the beginning of the quest for something that’s becoming more and more essential: an internship with a world-class PR agency.

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3 Steps to Make Digital Curation Part of Your Health Care Social Strategy

Time and money. Two core factors that can always be limiting for health care communications pros. Similarly, both these resources are particularly important when it comes to having an engaging and effective online communications strategy. Planning, developing, editing and publishing original creative content costs money and can be a major time strain. So where does […]

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Why You Should Enter Seattle Business' Washington IT Awards

This week, our friends at Seattle Business magazine and Geekwire.com announced the Washington Information Technology Awards, recognizing the people and organizations whose tech innovations continue to position Seattle as an industry hub. From pillar companies such as Microsoft and Amazon, to established startups like Tableau and Zillow, to up-and-comers HasOffers and AppsJack, technology continues to be a […]

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Seattle Millennials Like to Party With A Purpose

On June 17th, 1,000 young professionals of Seattle will gather at McCaw Hall for a party like no other. Breaking down the barriers between science jargon, advanced degrees and age, Party With A Purpose aims to ignite a new generation of global health advocates who can have fun, benefit an important cause and join a […]

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Dan Savage, Starbucks Win MCDM’s "Make The Change" Award

Digital is everywhere. It’s taken over how we work, how we communicate, how we consume. Day by day, digital finds its way into our lives and disrupts our status quo. Tonight at its annual Screen Summit event, the University of Washington’s Master of Communication in Digital Media (MCDM) program is giving out an award to […]

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