Scott Milburn and Political PR; April 13th meeting recap

By Demari Muff

Week 14 has brought us the last meeting of the year! It’s been such a great year and semester for Scripps PRSSA and we would like to thank everyone that made it all so successful.

Announcements

  • April 15th we will be having a cookout at 60 Mill St. with Ad club at 7 p.m.
  • Athens beautification Day is April 19th and we will be planting flowers with the girls scouts so be sure to contact Megan Newton if you wish to be involved!
  • There will be a networking opportunity with PR 20/20 for juniors and seniors Thursday April 16th. Contact Ben Clos for more info!
  • The end of the year banquet is on Monday April 20th in place of the regular meeting. It will be at the Nelson Commons in Nelson Dining Hall.
  • The ImPRessions end of the year banquet is on Sunday April 26th at 6 p.m.
  • This weeks member spotlight is Annie Beard! Be sure to follow her on twitter @annie_beard

Welcome, Scott Milburn

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This week’s awesome guest speaker was Scott Milburn! Scott is a Jerry Sloan visiting professional to Ohio University and is currently working as the Communications Director for Ohio’s governor, John Kasich. He has also spent some time in Washington D.C. and was able to give us a great perspective on political PR.

“Don’t do separation, do engagement” The time has come where we must see how important engagement is in order to better interact with our audience

Communicators aren’t necessarily the only people who should be communicating

Thank you so much to Scott for taking the time to come and speak to us! I hope you all enjoyed our weekly Monday meetings and we’ll see you all back in August!

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