My First Week in a PR Role… 10 Tips To Succeed in Corporate Communication
The year 2017 was an interesting year for most companies with regards to corporate communication. New trends emerged as communication professionals worked around the clock to prudently manage their firm’s reputation and ensure that their stakeholders connect emotionally to their brands. However, for other brands, 2017 wasn’t all joyous... Read more
“…Everything Else is Public Relations”
“… everything else is public relations.” – George Orwell. I first came across this statement when I was in my third year studying Public relations at Jayee University. I did not understand the meaning of that statement until I started practicing as freelance PR personnel. I practically had to... Read more
Commonwealth Africa appoints Chris Koney as Head of Communications
The Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) Africa has appointed media and public relations (PR) strategist, Jonathan Christopher Koney (popularly known as Chris Koney), as the Head of Communications of the Society, the oldest and largest civil society organisation devoted to promoting the Commonwealth values of democracy, good governance, rule of... Read more
6 Most Influential Women in PR Ghana in 2017
2017 has been an amazing year and without a doubt we want to recognize some Women in PR in Ghana who have served as an inspiration to many young ones both students and professionals. We appreciate the efforts they continue to put not just in their personal image which... Read more
IPR Ghana holds 6th PR and Communications Excellence Awards
The 6th PR and Communications Excellence Awards for 2016 was held last Friday at the Wan-Shi Gardens in Asylum Down. This year’s event themed “Deriving Value from Values” had Mr. Paul Asare Ansah, Director General of Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority as the Guest Speaker. In his speech at... Read more
Living It: Spotlight on PR Woman Edna Kankam
Edna Kankam is the Communications Manager at Total Petroleum Ghana Limited Describe your job in one sentence I manage the Corporate Communications of Total Petroleum Ghana Ltd. and it is a fulfilling role of interacting with stakeholders and publics on our objectives and activities. How did you get into... Read more
PR’s Contributions to Generating Sales for Institutions
The contributions of public relations to the bottom line has always been in contention by many industry players. PR and for that matter, communication must ensure that an origination’s offering gets to the audience and influence their patronage. The role of public relations is not only to create a... Read more
Corporate Communications is a Top Management Role: A Clarion Call to Corporate Ghana
For decades now, corporate communication practitioners have struggled to gain attention from the top/senior management. Many organizational leaders are skeptical about the role of corporate communication in enhancing organisational performance. Corporate communication is the management of the organisational perception which can be influenced by all internal and external information... Read more
Perfect Timing: when is the best time to release news?
You have a great news about your company, one that you think must definitely feature in all major newspapers the next day. Then the question occurs to you – is it the right time to release it? Several ideas come to mind when you are torn between whether to... Read more
Why traditional PR doesn’t work anymore
In addition, you should be thinking about public relations. In today’s world, doing PR the old way is no longer effective. Make sure your PR is on par with 2018 and its standards.  What is PR? At its core, public relations is a way for companies and brands to... Read more