Reflection Post for Unit 3.5

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What were you asked to do? During this Unit, I was asked to learn about news gathering, Interviews, and Feature Stories. I was also asked to produce a Feature Story. I am still in the process of producing this story, but from the content of the unit I have already picked up on new skills. […]

Reflection Post for Unit 3.5

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What were you asked to do? During this Unit, I was asked to learn about news gathering, Interviews, and Feature Stories. I was also asked to produce a Feature Story. I am still in the process of producing this story, but from the content of the unit I have already picked up on new skills. […]

Reflection Post for Unit 3.4

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What were you asked to do? During this unit, I was asked to continue learning about the the tools that Public Relations Professionals use to communicate with the public. Specifically, during this unit I was asked to learn about taking a position on behalf of an organization and write it in the form of a […]

Reflection Post for Unit 3.3

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What were you asked to do? Throughout this unit I was asked to continue learning about Public Relations tools, and this week specifically we learned about Fact Sheets and Backgrounders. I was then asked to write my own Fact Sheet and Backgrounder on the Tipton Children’s Home. What can you pick up on now that […]

Reflection over unit 3.2

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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 […]

Reflection Post for Unit 3.1

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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 […]

Reflection Post for Unit 2.2

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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. […]

Writing Effectively, Unit 2.1

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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 […]

Professional Portrait

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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 […]

Reflecting on Ad Copy & Layout

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I created my summary of learning project on Storybird and it represents everything I have learned in this class throughout this past semester. You can view my story here. The cool thing about Storybird is it allows you to use the artwork they provide to create a story, so I chose pictures that I thought […]