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LT Public Relations’ Casey Boggs Elected 2015 President of ACG Portland

 ACG Portland Elects 2015 President, New Board Members  Association elects Casey Boggs as president; adds Carole Bentley, Joe Sillay, Gary Mortensen and Mark Birge as board members  Portland, Ore., December 10, 2014—The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Portland, a global association for professionals involved in corporate growth,...

2014: Year of the Data Breach

Data breaches were an unfortunate theme of 2014. Target, Home Depot and a dozen other companies are just a drop in the bucket, all of whom are likely looking forward to putting this year in the rearview mirror. Communication is crucial throughout any crisis – including...

Things PR Pros Should be Thankful for This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is finally here- meaning it’s time to reflect on all of the wonderful things we are thankful for in our lives. From our families and friends to delicious food, Thanksgiving reminds us there is much for which to be grateful. As public relations professionals, we...

Four Tips to Navigate Your Post-Grad Job Search

The following blog post is from LTPR’s fall intern, Caitlin Harrington. My only goal after I graduated from the University of Oregon in June, as far as my career was concerned, was to move to Portland and find a job. As I reflect on life since...

Nonprofit Communications Support *Pro Bono*

We're NOW accepting submissions for the 2015 Nonprofit Challenge - CLICK HERE  for details. The end of the year is quickly approaching and with that comes the conclusion of LTPR’s 2014 Nonprofit Challenge. But with each conclusion comes the beginning of a new opportunity and we're...

Five Tips for Effective Campaign Communications

Do you hear that? It’s the sound of silence. I’m not talking about the classic Simon and Garfunkel song, I’m talking about the end of campaign ads. We have finally made it to post-elections. While the winning candidates or groups who supported successful measures celebrate...

8 Tips for Success as a PR Student

College is back in full swing with students cracking books and digging into their studies. Our summer intern Kati is one of them and had this final post with tips for her fellow public relations students as they begin, continue or finish their college experience. I...

Welcome Caitlin! LTPR’s Fall Intern

With a new season comes our new intern. Please help us welcome Caitlin Harrington as she joins our team this fall. Caitlin will help us with our own endeavors as well as support PR efforts with our clients. Caitlin is originally from Sitka, Alaska. and is a...

Ebola, Flu Season and the Importance of Proactive Communications

As the Ebola scare of 2014 continues to monopolize news coverage after each new reported case, false broadcast reports and misinformation are spiraling across all media channels. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has not especially calmed matters by making multiple communication blunders. Though Ebola...

Word Use: The Good, The Bad, and the Jargon

Communicating is only as good as the communicator and that person’s method of relaying a message. In PR, we often see companies with a great message bog it down with jargon or poorly placed words. Word use is vital and can be especially difficult to...