Across the Pond: Northrop Grumman

***I had the opportunity to study international public relations in the cultural hub of London. Below are my notes from a visit to the London office of Northrop Grumman. Ken Beedle, Director of International Communications¬†of the leading global security company Northrop Grumman, presented the companies latest¬†innovations and advice for future media specialists. They specialize in … More Across the Pond: Northrop Grumman

Across the Pond: Bell Pottinger

***I had the opportunity to study international public relations in the cultural hub of London. Below are my notes from a presentation at Bell Pottinger. Fast facts : *1987- 2nd largest independent consultancy in the United Kingdom *Known to be Margaret Thatcher’s advisor Approach –>Work–> Media Objective is to deliver ideas that capture imagination How … More Across the Pond: Bell Pottinger

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?