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What were you asked to do? During this unit I was asked to write two media advisories and two media pitches. I was asked to learn about the format and practice by creating my own media advisories and pitches. What can you pick up on now that you couldn’t before? What I can pick up […]

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Throughout unit 3.1 we took our first step into familiarizing ourselves with the tools public relations professionals use to make the magic happen. To start that off, we learned about the news release. During this unit I was asked to familiarize my self with the format of how to produce a news release, practice identifying […]

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Throughout unit 2.2, we continued learning more about the writing basics of PR writing. Some of the highlighted topics consisted of, “The Big Five” , “ABCs of Journalism”, and the “Inverted Pyramid”. Those topics are fundamental to the basics of PR writing. During this unit I was asked to continue learning about the writing process. […]

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Throughout this unit in PR writing, I have learned about writing with clarity, reducing clutter, sentence variety and sentence emphasis. This has been interesting because these skills are so important in becoming a good writer. I have constructed examples below to demonstrate what I have learned. Writing with clarity Poor: Jim fed the cat food […]

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It is the kick off to my senior year at OU and I can’t believe these past three years have gone by so fast. It is always the standard to introduce yourself in all of your classes the first week of school, something so repetitive,but something I will probably miss. My name is Brian Drew […]

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Sometimes I’m overwhelmed by life in and of itself. Not in the traditional definition of the word which is to defeat completely. It’s a scenario where you have to view it in a different sense of the word. I recently watched Dead Poets Society for the first time. Robin Williams is one of my favorite … More Overwhelmed

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Sometimes I’m overwhelmed by life in and of itself. Not in the traditional definition of the word which is to defeat completely. It’s a scenario where you have to view it in a different sense of the word. I recently watched Dead Poets Society for the first time. Robin Williams is one of my favorite … More Overwhelmed 

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This is it. The final assignment and probably the final blog post from the Samual the Copywriter. This has definitely been an enriching semester with many lessons in store. My first online class was a complete shake up of a normal format and to be honest I am not necessarily a fan. Now, I am … Continue reading Summary of Learning