What got you here won’t get you there. How to set the direction for your own career

Written by Annalie Brown, PRINZ member Having made the successful leap across the chasm that appears to reside between being an organisational senior leader and being a senior comms practitioner in New Zealand, Helen Morgan-Banda had some sage advice for Central Region members. Now the CEO of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, Helen…

Marketing & PR: get your balance right

Written by Heather Claycomb, FPRINZ, HMC Communications   During my thirteen years of running a public relations (PR) agency, time and again we’re asked to help companies develop marketing campaigns.  When I provide our standard response: “We don’t do marketing, we only do PR,” this is usually met with silence on the phone or a…

Internships: time consuming but worth it

The PRINZ Student Ambassador Programme allows students studying relevant qualifications to become involved and engaged in the communication and public relations industry. The programme gives students a head-start in the industry, encouraging them to participate in the PRINZ community. This blog post is written by Alex Lyall, PRINZ Student Ambassador at University of Canterbury. Though internships aren’t…

Pushing a domino.

The PRINZ Student Ambassador Programme allows students studying relevant qualifications to become involved and engaged in the communication and public relations industry. The programme gives students a head-start in the industry, encouraging them to participate in the PRINZ community. This blog post is written by Phubeth Udomsilp, PRINZ Student Ambassador at Unitec Institute of Technology. It was…

What do you do when you feel an inch of self-inflicted pressure?

Written by Deanna Morse, PRINZ Student Ambassador The PRINZ Student Ambassador Programme allows students studying relevant qualifications to become involved and engaged in the communication and public relations industry. The programme gives students a head-start in the industry, encouraging them to participate in the PRINZ community. This blog post is written by Deanna Morse, PRINZ Student Ambassador…