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IPR Welcomes Five New Trustees

Gainesville, Fla., May 16, 2017 – The Institute for Public Relations (IPR) announced the election of five new trustees. With the election of these trustees, the IPR Board remains committed to the top research priorities of measurement standards, behavioral and employee communications and the deeper meaning of social media. Cheryl Heinonen Macy’s, Inc., Executive Vice […]

A Time of Change: How CCOs and CMOs are Handling a New Presidential Administration

Download White Paper (PDF): Time of Change: How CCOs and CMOs are Handling a New Presidential Administration Download Press Release: Communications and Marketing Executives Face New Challenges and Opportunities with the Trump Administration This paper is sponsored by the Institute for Public Relations and Peppercomm. This paper is an analysis based on in-depth interviews with […]

IPR Appoints Dr. Carolyn Kim as Chief Research Editor of its Digital Media Research Center

Gainesville Fla., – Dr. Carolyn Kim, assistant professor at Biola University, was appointed Chief Research Editor of the Institute for Public Relations Digital Media Research Center (DMRC). IPR’s DMRC is a comprehensive source for information about the social science of social media, best practices, measures and benchmarking. Dr. Kim is an award winning scholar, educator, […]

Mark Weiner Elected Director of Institute for Public Relations Measurement Commission

Gainesville, Fla. – The Institute for Public Relations (IPR) Board of Trustees has elected Mark Weiner, CEO of PRIME Research Americas, as the Director of the IPR Measurement Commission for 2017-2018, effective immediately. Weiner is a founding member of the Measurement Commission and is known for his expertise in communications research with a special focus […]

New Plank Center and IPR Study Reveals Sharp Differences Between Millennial Communication Professionals and Their Managers in Perceptions of Workplace Factors, Values and Attributes

Study reveals a 5-phase ecosystem for top millennial communication talent. Download Full Paper (PDF): Millennial Communication Professionals in the Workplace Download Infographic: Millenial Communication Professionals Infographic Gainesville, Fla., — Millennials are often criticized for the different values, qualities and skills they bring to work. However, a new study by The Plank Center for Leadership in […]

Hyperglobalization and Hyperdemocratization: Implications for Public Relations | 2016 Pathfinder Award Presentation

Dr. Dejan Verčič, Professor and Head of Centre for Marketing and Public Relations at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, received the 2016 Pathfinder Award, the highest academic honor bestowed by the Institute for Public Relations. Dr. Verčič presented “Hyperglobalization and Hyperdemocratization: Implications for Public Relations” at the 5th Annual IPR Research Symposium in New York […]

Lessons for Communicators in an Unpredictable World

Geoff Colvin, Senior Editor-at-Large of Fortune magazine, delivered IPR’s 55th Distinguished Lecture on November 30 in NYC. In Colvin’s presentation “Lessons for Communicators in an Unpredictable World,” he explains how communicators can still make an impact through face-to-face interactions and storytelling in a world overrun with technology. Colvin is an award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster, and […]

PRSA National Capital Chapter and IPR Measurement Commission Present Thoth Award for Outstanding Use of Research, Measurement and Evaluation

National Education Association Wins ‘Best of Show’ Marovitz, Rodriguez Inducted into National Capital Public Relations Hall of Fame Washington, D.C. – Sept. 22, 2016 – On an evening that convened nearly 200 of the region’s public relations practitioners, the National Capital Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America honored the year’s top PR programs, […]

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Social Media Highlights from the IPR Research Symposium in London

Experience IPR’s Research Symposium through the eyes of social media. The September 10 event in London featured speakers from across the globe. Topics ranged from the influence of social media to the branding of the Nobel Peace Prize. Here are some of the highlights: [View the story “IPR Research Symposium in London” on Storify]

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IPR Welcomes Three New Trustees

Gainesville, Fla., August 30, 2016 – The Institute for Public Relations (IPR) announced the election of the following new trustees: Maureen Davenport is Fannie Mae’s Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer. Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Davenport leads communications, marketing, and community investment and engagement. Her responsibilities include internal and […]

Weber Shandwick’s Charlotte Otto Awarded Jack Felton Medal for Lifetime Achievement

June 1, 2016, Gainesville, Fla. – Charlotte Otto, retired Procter & Gamble Global External Relations Officer and now Senior Corporate Strategist for Weber Shandwick, will receive the Jack Felton Medal for Lifetime Achievement. Otto will be thanked for her major contributions to the advancement of research, measurement, and evaluation in public relations and corporate communication […]