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PR Talk

PR Talk interviews the media for a change. What makes them tick? What are their PR pet peeves? And most importantly, how can we get stories placed? The marketing, PR and media advice we provide is for everyone — whether you're a newbie looking to get into the field, or a senior-level pro keeping up-to-date with current trends. Along the way, we learn about careers in media to aid aspiring journalists!

Oct 19, 2017

Make no mistake. Lizzy Acker is a journalist. But in a nontraditional role for The Oregonian, Oregon’s traditionally daily newspaper, Lizzy’s role on the Trending Team is to rack up page-views on the newspaper’s website, OregonLive. But there’s always more, like: how she’s written a book and a zine, following...

Oct 5, 2017

Former Oregonian politics editor, Michelle Brence, recounts how she switched to the “dark side” by joining OHSU’s content marketing department. Hear about her culture shock upon entering in a new field, the surprising similarities between marketing & journalism, and her dangerous work investigating a Mexican drug...