So you do…what exactly?

When asked what I study, a confused face is the typical reaction. With over 300 definitions, lines are blurred when pinpointing what exactly public relations is. People associate portrayals of the industry to what they see in the media. The glamorous life of Samantha Jones from Sex and the City, to the dark side of the field with Olivia Pope in Scandal. These TV adaptations of the PR profession take a small part of the industry and exaggerate it. There are misconceptions about the industry just as there are misunderstandings about the definition. … More So you do…what exactly?