I recently returned from the annual PRWeek awards ceremony in NYC where I was honored as a finalist for the Agency Practitioner of the Year for the third consecutive year. A finalist but not the ultimate winner. Again. My colleagues now jokingly refer to me as the “Susan Lucci of the communications awards circuit” for […]
Everyone kept telling me to take a moment to myself. Just a moment where I could stop and realize that I was one of the top five young PR professionals in the country and soak in this entire experience. And I kept meaning to. But from the whirlwind of good luck notes from my incredibly […]
We’re fortunate to work in an industry of great passion and pride. It makes inspiration easy to find and excitement gratuitous. But this is still hard work. There are tight timelines, heavy hurdles and long days. The truth is, for me, punching a clock isn’t satisfying. A guaranteed 5 o’clock departure sounds nice in theory, […]
I have officially experienced my first Fahlgren Mortine Halloween. Where to begin? All associates were encouraged to dress as themes by department and my area was deemed the heart of the jungle. After a brief discussion it was decided that I would dress as a giraffe. Unfortunately, I put off getting my costume until the […]
Many people have opinions – positive and negative – about advertising agencies and public relations firms. So how does working in an agency compare to being on the client side? Having spent more than half of my career in a client role, and nearly half on the agency side, I’ve seen a lot of positives […]
Fahlgren Mortine and Turner both value workplace culture. In fact, it was an important consideration for both firms in the decision to come together. In this quarter’s Q&A session, Neil Mortine and Christine Turner talk about their views on agency culture.
Client journeys lead to big learnings One of the best parts about working at an agency like Fahlgren Mortine is the number of different businesses I get to touch on a daily basis. Everything from automotive and manufacturing to healthcare and financial services—they all manage to fill a place on my daily agenda. Being exposed […]
A recent grad’s impressions of agency life It’s been almost two months since I joined the Fahlgren Mortine team, and I can confidently say that these short two months already rank at the top of my best work experiences. From my first day, I knew I was embarking on an exceptional journey into the working […]