JMC 3433

Hello, Photoshop

admin / February 23, 2017

This week in Public Relations Publications, we started the week off by learning about how to navigate through photoshop. I barely jut learned how to use InDesign, so when I heard we were learning how to use a whole other software I was a little nervous. I know it is necessary to learn multiple ways to create digital content, but…

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JMC 3423

Reflection

admin / February 23, 2017

This week in Public Relations Writing, we learned how to write a media advisory and a media pitch. We were tasked with practicing how to write a clear and concise media advisory and media pitch for a journalist(s). All public relations professionals should know how to write these things even if they do not think it is a necessary skill.…

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JMC 3433

My Interview With An Up And Coming InDesign Professional

admin / February 16, 2017

Today’s blog post is a little different than usual because I am interviewing a pretty cool person (just kidding it is just me). This will give you a little insight into the time I spent creating this weeks Public Relations Publications assignment. I, Sierra Abbott, will be asking the creator of this project, my alter ego: Blair Waldorf, all about…

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JMC 3423

Reflection

admin / February 15, 2017

This week in Public Relations Writing (JMC 3423), we were tasked with learning and practicing how to write a news release. This is a necessary skill for all public relations practitioners because you never know when someone will ask you to create a news release for a certain organization, event, product, etc. It is best to always be prepared. Before…

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The Little Things

Love Well

admin / February 13, 2017

In today’s society, it is easy to see all of the hate in the world and none of the love. There is an incredible amount of hate going on from things like bullying in a classroom to the things like war and inequality across the nation. That is why is it our job as followers of Christ to love, and…

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JMC 3433

New Challenges: Creating A Business Card

admin / February 10, 2017

This week in public relations publications, we were tasked with the assignment to create a business card for any organization that we wanted. I chose to create a business card for Soonerthon. I am currently on exec for Soonerthon as an Ambassador. As a Soonerthon Ambassador, I am in charge of raising a lot of money (and I mean a…

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JMC 3423

Reflection

admin / February 8, 2017

Unit 2.2 of public relations writing (JMC 3423) was all about writing basics: the elements of news, ¬†the big five, the ABC’s of journalism, the inverted pyramid, ledes¬†(or leads) and bridges, and body. All of these aspects are vital to writing. The elements of news: Mass appeal Suspense Prominence Immediacy Conflict Emotion Consequence Oddity Proximity Progress Sex The big five…

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JMC 3433

Try, Try & Try Again

admin / February 3, 2017

If you know me at all, you know that I am a perfectionist. I like to get things right on the first try, and I automatically feel like a failure if I cannot figure something out. I am literally a real life Blair Waldorf from “Gossip Girl” when I am frustrated (well maybe not as dramatic…). http://giphy.com/gifs/blair-waldorf-nHX2dqYq7tJVS That was me…

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