Our PRIA PR Insights: September industry newsletter is out!

Fri, Oct 16 2015

If you wish to read any of the articles on the cover, simply click here or the cover image below. Alternatively, you can click on individual article links text listed at the bottom of this email.

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Inside this edition...  


COVER - Speaker Teaser with just over a week to go: Leigh Carmichael, MONA: We're looking back at some insights shared by Leigh Carmichael, Creative Director, MONA, on the state of the communication industry and what he will be speaking about next week in Hobart.

Setting Education Standards for PR and Communication - National Survey​: A key area of focus for PRIA in 2015 is the creation and implementation of an all-encompassing education and training matrix that reflects the level of innovation and trusted position of the PR and Communication profession. The PRIA has developed a Professional Competency Matrix that maps the skills, knowledge and capabilities of all levels of the PR and Communication profession, which will underpin the creation of industry-wide qualification framework.

PRIA NSW Mentor Program: Join us and find a mentor on 18 Nov at HSPR: As you may have heard already, we are excited to that PRIA is working to update and re-launch the mentoring program for PRIA members in 2015. Here's a glimpse at three of our experienced mentors: Peter Baker, Jackie Crossman, and Ava Lawler. Don't miss your chance to be mentored by one of this industry experts.

GTA State Awards for Excellence take place across the states: What a busy few weeks it has been for the 39th Golden Target Awards (GTA) across the various states. Starting off in Queensland on 11 September, the State Awards for Excellence are almost complete with many states celebrating their awards in recent weeks.

International PR expert, Paul Holmes, to speak via video at RCG Conference, 13 November, Sydney: Hear from Paul Holmes, delve into the latest on measurement, find out how to grow your consultancy and implement PRIA's new professional framework, what to do when hiring and retaining consultants, plus the 2015 industry benchmark results will be shared.

'PR Central' Job Board monthly newsletter is out!: The latest jobs within the industry are shared on 'PR Central'.


Telstra content: Improve your Social Marketing on LinkedIn: Telstra recently ran a 60-minute virtual event from Studio-T at Telstra and they have thankfully shared this with PRIA members. Its free to watch OnDemand anytime on the Telstra website- the session consists of the two marketing solutions leads at LinkedIn and the topic is ‘Improve your Social Marketing on LinkedIn’.

All the big moves and shakes you need to be across in the industry: September was one busy month, click inside for all the news that happened in the PR and communication industry.

Results of third Wieck Survey on 'PR Perceptions vs Media Realities' almost here: For a third consecutive year, Wieck Australasia has ran a survey to find further insight into what the media wants and what public relations practitioners provide. In a PR dominated media environment, find out if are you a friend or foe to journalists?











Neil O'Sullivan

National Marketing and Communication Manager

Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA)

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