This week in PR (20 October)

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Richard Bailey Hon FCIPR is editor of PR Academy's PR Place Insights. He teaches and assesses undergraduate, postgraduate and professional students.

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Pick of the posts

These are the editor’s pick of posts about public relations this week. Recommendations are welcome to

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Here’s our pick of the best posts by those studying public relations and/or aspiring to work in PR.

  • Orlagh Shanks (Liverpool John Moores, 3): #PlacementSeries: How to Make Your CV Stand Out  (13 October)
    ‘The dreaded CV. How do we convey how amazing we are by not coming across as cocky? Impossible.’
  • Caoimhe Fitzpatrick (Ulster, 4): Once upon a placement… (13 October)
    ‘My role was Regional Communication Intern for Disney Channels and I was across franchises such as Star Wars and Marvel.’
  • Conan Meehan (Ulster, PG): The Banality of Nuclear Threat: My time in Korea (17 October)
    ‘I was about to spend two weeks essentially locked in the crosshairs of Seoul’s nuclear neighbour just 35 miles north of the city.’