How to Lose a Job in 10 seconds, or less.

Written By: Channelle Labelle-Viens

Let’s take a moment to quickly review the idea of a public relations (PR) expert. Public relations experts communicate with the public on behalf of companies or organizations, their duties are to prepare press releases, keep contact with organizations and publics, represent employers, plan conventions, etc.

Now, a real PR expert knows that the choices a public figure makes can impact both their personal and professional reputation instantly. Once you enter the PR world, anything you say can and will be held against you in the court of social media and platforms like Twitter and Facebook allow the entire world to become the audience.

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Our first speaker is…

Our first speaker is...

UOPRA is proud to present our first speaker Ryan Kennery, at our first annual Let’s Grow Together conference. Mr. Kennery was appointed the Press Secretary to Mayor Jim Watson’s office summer of 2012. Kennery has a M.A. in Communication and a B.A. in Communication from the University of Ottawa. He is well known for his strong involvement within the community, as he is also on the Board of Directors for the University of Ottawa Alumni Association. Thank you for everything you do Ryan, we are looking forward to hearing what you have to share as a communication professional.