Why Mentorship Even Matters

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The idea of “mentorship” is a hot topic in the public relations sphere right now, and justifiably so. It’s a concept that has grown in the communications field, and there are countless thought-provoking pieces on the subject (Erica Cooke’s Platform Magazine blog on the subject is a great example). My purpose here is not to tell you how to pursue mentorship in your own career, but rather to explain why it’s even worth your time. Having a mentor or being a mentor yourself may seem to be yet another item on your infinite to-do list as a PR practitioner, but … Read More

MP&F Public Relations Welcomes Fall Interns

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MP&F Public Relations has hired six interns for the fall 2016 semester. The firm’s internship program attracts top university students and graduates who are looking to gain valuable experience in the industry. “Our new interns are a talented group who arrived with energy and enthusiasm,” said Katy Varney, MP&F partner. “We look forward to helping them develop as young public relations professionals and make contributions to our client services team.” The fall 2016 interns are: Mary Marshall Anderson (Nashville, Tenn.; Vanderbilt University) Alyssa Furth (Cleveland, Ohio; Vanderbilt University) Kelsey Hutchison (Brentwood, Tenn.; Belmont University) Bailee Jordan (Athens, Ga.; Georgia Southern … Read More