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June Wrap-Up

By: Val Galassini

June flew by, but not without leaving a mark! From internal promotions, to gaining several new clients to big events and huge publicity for current clients, we had a lot happening over here at Motion PR.

Promotions:

Erin McGraw was promoted to an Account Executive. Erin has...
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Social Media as a Crisis Tool


By: Christina Targosz

Social media sites have been an increasingly important part of our everyday lives, both personal and professional. Ypulse conducted a studying finding more than half of Millennials today get their daily dose of news from social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. It has become...

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The PR Skills They Don’t Teach You in College

By: Brittany Martin

After four years of learning the world of public relations (PR) from the wise professors and curriculum in my undergrad, I was ready to finally get the opportunity to use my learned skills and show them what I’ve got! Not to my surprise, there would be still...

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Memorial Day Weekend 5k Round Up!


By: Jack Meehan

Memorial Day weekend is home to 5k races all across the Chicago land area, but there are only a few great ones! We wanted to share a few of our favorites coming to Chicagoland this year.

Heroes Mud Run

Wimps need not apply! Far from...

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My First Week in Motion

By: Felicia Matthews

On my first day at Motion PR I entered the doors with much excitement and anxiousness. I was looking forward to an internship at an agency that served a clientele I had never had the opportunity to work on before. Additionally, I was a bit nervous coming...

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Motion PR Acquires Miller-Pear Public Relations

Fast-growing Chicago agency joins forces with veteran PR pro Bonni Pear to expand entertainment client roster

CHICAGO, IL – April 14, 2014 – Motion PR, a full-service public relations and social media agency, announced today the acquisition of Miller-Pear Public Relations, a Chicago-based agency specializing in entertainment, travel/attraction, retail and consumer product publicity,...

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My First Week in Motion


By: Ciara Merouan

My first week at Motion PR was a perfect mix of nerves and excitement. I moved from Ireland to the US, almost a year ago, after graduating from Queen Margaret University in Scotland where I studied PR and film-making. I decided to move to Chicago...

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March Wrap-Up:

By: Lauren Lehocky
Even though it feels like New Year’s Eve was yesterday, spring is already upon us. It might not look like it outside but before we know it, the Cubs will be playing, street festivals will start happening and patios will be opening.

March was a busy...

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5 Tips for Making the Most of Agency Tours

So you’re off to an agency tour. You’re going to spend the day getting a behind the scenes look at the day-to-day of an agency where you hope to work one day. Agency tours are a great way to pick the brains of people active in the PR industry, ask...

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Facebook’s New Layout

By: Lauren Lehocky
Over the past decade we’ve become a society constantly in motion, mostly due to the enormous advancements in technology. When Facebook, the most prominent social media tool today, first launched on February 4, 2004 its purpose was to connect college students across the nation together. It...

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