JMC 3423

Reflecting On Public Relations Writing

How is this semester already over? This last semester went by in the blink of an eye, but I have learned a whole lot. The best part is that since I am done with my general education classes, I have learned so much as a public relations student. I feel like my skills have strengthened and I am more confident…

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JMC 3423

Reflection

How can it already be the last week of classes? This semester went by really fast, but I learned a whole lot especially when it comes to public relations. This week in Public Relations Writing, we were tasked with creating a Photo and Caption: Slideshow Assignment. We had to take no less than nine photographs on an event happening on…

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JMC 3423

Reflection

This week in Public Relations Writing, we were tasked with writing a Public Service Announcement (PSA). What is a PSA? A PSA is an announcement that does not promote any goods for profit. PSA’s are mainly for the use of the government or nonprofit organizations. PSA’s are great for raising awareness about an event, cause or issue going on in…

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JMC 3423

Reflection

This week in Public Relations Writing, we were tasked with writing our own Op-Ed and a Letter to the Editor. Honestly, I had no idea that I would need to know how to write these two pieces as a public relations practitioner. Through this class, I am starting to learn that public relations practitioners should know how to write literally…

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JMC 3423

Reflection

This week in Public Relations Writing, we were tasked with writing our own feature story. We had a variety of options to choose from, which made this assignment seem like a real challenge and fun at the same time. There are various types of feature stories public relations practitioners can write, but the thing I like about it is that…

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JMC 3423

Reflection

This week in Public Relations Writing, we were tasked with creating a position paper. I had to create a paper that would lead people to believe that Tipton’s Children Home is a more viable option for children without active parents than the Oklahoma DHS Foster System. What is a position paper? A position paper is exactly what it sounds like,…

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JMC 3423

Reflection

This week in Public Relations Writing, we learned all about how to write Fact Sheets and Backgrounders. Before this week, I had honestly never heard about these two types of content. From common sense, I sort of had a sense of what they were from their names, but I actually learned a whole lot more than I expected to this…

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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 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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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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