PCC Insider

PCC Insider is the offi­cial blog of the Pub­lic­ity Club of Chicago. Stay tuned for updates on PCC hap­pen­ings along with mem­ber insight on a range of pub­lic rela­tions topics.


By Wednesday January 27, 2016

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The Pub­lic­ity Club of Chicago invites you to enter the 2016 Golden Trum­pet Awards — the most pres­ti­gious pub­lic rela­tions awards pro­gram in the Mid­west – hon­or­ing dis­tin­guished indi­vid­ual achieve­ment of pub­lic rela­tions and com­mu­ni­ca­tions. These cov­eted awards are pre­sented for excel­lence in plan­ning, cre­ativ­ity and exe­cu­tion.  This year, for the 57th Annual Golden Trumpet […]

Mar. 9 luncheon: “How to Land Coverage with National Healthcare Media”

By Monday February 8, 2016

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There’s noth­ing quite like telling your boss “The Today Show is com­ing.” National media puts a hos­pi­tal, med­ical or health­care client on the map in a huge way, with a good place­ment reach­ing mil­lions of peo­ple in sec­onds. How­ever reporters and edi­tors are busier than ever and that’s espe­cially true for top tier out­lets. But […]

PCC February 10th Lunch N Learn

By Monday January 18, 2016

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Rise and Shine with Chicago’s Top Morn­ing TV News Pro­duc­ers” at Pub­lic­ity Club of Chicago’s Feb­ru­ary 10 PCC Lun­cheon Pro­gram Join us on Feb­ru­ary 10, 2016  and Talk with Chicago’s top TV news pro­duc­ers! PCC is bring­ing together some of the most pow­er­ful Chicago TV pro­duc­ers for our Feb­ru­ary lun­cheon. And the tim­ing is per­fect. Crain’s […]

PCC January Luncheon Program — January 13, 2016

By Sunday December 6, 2015

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How to News­jack HBO’s House of Cards & Other Lessons from PCC’s Top Golden Trum­pet™ Award Win­ners Jan­u­ary 13 PCC Lun­cheon Join us on Jan­u­ary 13, 2016 to take a peek behind the cur­tain at some of the most inter­est­ing and suc­cess­ful pub­lic rela­tions cam­paigns of 2014. PCC’s first pro­gram of the New Year will fea­ture the […]

An Exclusive Offer For PCC Members From Public Narrative

By Tuesday November 3, 2015

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AN EXCLUSIVE OFFER FOR PCC MEMBERS FROM PUBLIC NARRATIVE Access Pub­lic Narrative’s Online Media Guide at a Sig­nif­i­cant Dis­count — through Dec. 31 only PCC and Pub­lic Nar­ra­tive (for­merly Com­mu­nity Media Work­shop) are offer­ing Pub­lic Narrative’s Online Chicago Media Guide for $150, a spe­cial dis­count avail­able for a lim­ited time. THIS OFFER IS OPEN TO […]

Publicity Club of Chicago Announces 2015 Golden Trumpet Award Winners

By Friday June 5, 2015

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE               Media Con­tacts: Mau­reen Daugh­erty Maureen.daugherty2015@gmail.com | (708)363‑7300   ­­­­­­­­Pub­lic­ity Club of Chicago Announces 2015 Golden Trum­pet Award Win­ners Chicago Tri­bune Media Group’s Tony Hunter serves as keynote; Jill All­read and Dorothy Oliver Pirovano Receive Life­time Achieve­ment Awards   CHICAGO (June 5, 2015) – The Pub­lic­ity Club of Chicago (PCC) honored […]

Why Join Publicity Club of Chicago? PCC Members List Top 5 Reasons

By Monday April 7, 2014

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Why Join Pub­lic­ity Club of Chicago?  PCC Mem­bers List Top 5 Rea­sons CHICAGO (April 7, 2014) – Pro­fes­sional asso­ci­a­tions and soci­eties are crit­i­cal to the growth of one’s career.  Par­tic­i­pa­tion in pro­fes­sional soci­ety meet­ings can pro­vide fur­ther edu­ca­tion, oppor­tu­ni­ties to col­lab­o­rate with oth­ers in the field, a chance to meet indus­try lead­ers, and inspire new […]

PCC April 9th Luncheon: The Prescription for Health Care PR Success: A Conversation with Chicago’s Leading Health Care Journalists

By Thursday March 13, 2014

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Pub­lic­ity Club of Chicago Hosts Lun­cheon Dis­cus­sion: “The Pre­scrip­tion for Health­care PR Suc­cess: A Con­ver­sa­tion with Chicago’s Lead­ing Health Jour­nal­ists”  CHICAGO (March 13, 2014) – The Chicago met­ro­pol­i­tan area is home to more than 100 hos­pi­tals and dozens more healthcare-related asso­ci­a­tions.  As a major med­ical hub of the Mid­west, the land­scape for Chicago health­care news […]

One year already?

By Wednesday December 22, 2010

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The past year has been the fastest one of my life, and it’s also been my first full one in the PR indus­try. I started my per­sonal blog while trav­el­ing to Aus­tralia in between my intern­ship and begin­ning my posi­tion full-time as an Assis­tant Account Exec­u­tive at JSH&A Pub­lic Rela­tions. I will always view the […]

Giving Back to my Alma Mater

By Monday September 27, 2010

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I was invited to speak as part of the Uni­ver­sity of Illi­nois’ Adver­tis­ing Week 2010. I’ll be on hand to offer advice on prepar­ing a win­ning resume-portfolio, find­ing a pub­lic rela­tions intern­ship and land­ing a full-time pub­lic rela­tions job in this econ­omy. I received a Bachelor’s degree in Media Stud­ies with a minor in Political […]

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