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#PRinternwanted #2015


Now accepting inquiries for Summer and Fall 2015 Momentum Public Relations seeks a Public Relations Intern who will support a portfolio of nonprofit, for-profit and entrepreneurial clients’ ongoing communications activities. STATUS Paid internship, starting $10/hour depending on qualifications; Part-time up to 20 hours a week. REPORTS TO Primary – Principals [...]

Who do you LOVE?


Both Momentum Public Relations principals began their careers in nonprofit organizations -- Laura at KLRU-TV and Austin City Limits, Anne at the Austin Symphony Orchestra. Here is a partial list of organizations whom we've worked for, worked with, volunteered for or been served by over the years. Find a cause [...]

Give me some Plain Talk PR


A colleague and I used to fantasize about a business we called Plain Talk PR.  We both liked our jobs doing corporate comm work for a large company, but there were days when we joked about the need to simply cut to the chase. Usually this conversation came up after [...]

Are PR and marketing the same song and dance?


Earlier this month, I was fortunate to share my experience as a publicist, communications strategist and dancer in a presentation during RISE 2011.  Many entrepreneurs, artists and organizations come to us with some straightforward PR questions: Should I write a news release? What's a press kit? How do I contact [...]

South by South Why?


Spring break in Austin means South by Southwest, a 10-day long series of conferences and festivals for pros in the interactive, film and music industries.  What on earth does that mean to an entrepreneur, small biz owner, nonprofit organization -- or communications pros like us? Usually when I tell people [...]