Tag: public relations

How to Act Fast During a Communications Crisis

Editor’s Note: This post first appeared on O’Dwyers PR. Find the full story at odwyerpr.com It’s been a tough few weeks for brands. Blue Bell ice cream was victim of a moronic prank when a young woman thought it would be funny to open a carton, lick the ice cream, close it back up and […]

Get to know Olivia Rotondo, D+P Summer Intern

At any given time, there are a handful of motivated college students in the D+P internship program. We recently sat down with Olivia Rotondo, one of our Tuesday & Thursday interns, for a quick Q&A session. Read on below to learn more about Olivia! Give us a little bit of background about yourself! I am […]

3 Ways to Set Yourself Up For Success after Graduation

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Collin Powell It’s graduation season, and for college seniors, that means it’s job-hunting season. For most, this is a time to build hope and, while difficult, face rejection. But the feeling of landing your first job […]

5 Spring Cleaning Tips for PR Pros

Hello spring-like weather, sunshine and dreaded allergies! (Unless you’re in the Midwest and Central Plains who just had a huge snowstorm storm, I’m so sorry!) Soon enough, we’ll be in the full swing of Spring 2019 and what better way to welcome Spring than to declutter, reduce, recycle and get some spring cleaning done in […]

Branding for Business: What Constitutes a Sandwich?

This blog was written by Alyssa LaMont, a D+P intern who is a senior at Saint Joseph’s University.   What is a sandwich? This seems like an easy question, right? When you think about it, a grilled cheese and a BLT are sandwiches but what about the hundreds of other bread products like them? I […]

3 ways Journalists and PR Pros can build a better relationship

Hey journalist friends! If there’s one thing media relations professionals want you to know, it’s this: the PR pro is only successful in the eyes of their clients when their story is covered or their content is published. Yes, that sounds very selfish on our end. BUT, as a media relations professional and former journalist […]

The Devine+Partners Intern Experience

Ever wonder what it would be like to work in a public relations firm? Wonder no longer! Our stellar summer interns gave us the scoop on their experience joining the D+P team. Check out what they have to say about their experiences interning with us this. Now we’re on the hunt to find our next […]

Promoting the Parkway

It’s a fun memory. The event was the Philadelphia chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ Beaux-Arts Ball. It was in October, near Halloween. There was a combined group from the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (where I was working) and Philadelphia magazine, each of us holding high a green sign attached to the top of […]

Brands in #Crisis Get Back to Business with Strategic Social Media

The #crisis communications contingency plan was in full force for PricewaterhouseCoopers at the Academy Awards, as the wrong film was mistakenly announced as the Best Picture winner. Late into the night, senior level executives scrambled to ascertain exactly what happened – and who was responsible. By the following morning, the U.K. accounting goliath released a […]