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A Passion Fearless of Limitation

3 Mar

“Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul.”

In a world sometimes clouded by fear and endless worry, there is still one bullet-proof method, in my opinion, to deal with it all. Expressive Art- whether it be music, painting, sculpture, photography, dance or writing.

Yesterday I had the privilege of meeting a musician who has truly captured the soul behind expressive art. His raw lyrics, strong stance, calm beat, soothing voice, and genuine honesty have given me a hundred plus reasons to keep his music playing over and over again. His work has helped me find comfort in my experiences with love, trust, pain, fear and peace. And for that, I am thankful. He sings, he writes, he plays guitar… but most importantly, he does it with passion.

His name is Clarence Greenwood. His music is Citizen Cope.

Clarence Greenwood, Citizen Cope

If you’re not already, go and type his name into Google so you can enjoy a nice tune while you finish reading this post. Or if you’re lazy, just click here for one of my favorites; Sideways, Healing Hand, Let the Drummer Kick or Pablo Picasso.

I enjoy music from all styles, genres and cultures, but the way to my heart is to elicit emotion. Make me feel something, give me goosebumps, make me move. Using his own inspirations and experiences, Clarence began the “rebel street music” movement and has since delivered an unforgettable spiritual sound on and off stage.

So whether it’s a good day or bad, music with passion has the power to heal, to elevate, to love and to inspire. What music do you love?

**Huge thanks to 92.3 WTTS for hosting the studio show. Also, be sure to check out Citizen Cope’s latest album, The Rainwater LP- it hit stores yesterday! And hopefully the next time I meet Clarence is over a cup of coffee and a guitar lesson- I have many questions.

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Help A PR Pro Out (HAPPO)

15 Feb

Do you live in Indianapolis?

Are you currently looking for a job in Public Relations?

Do you have a friend who is looking for a job in Public Relations?

Are you interested in joining a growing industry?

If you answered yes, I have just the program that can help. Last week, Arik Hansen and Valerie Simon introduced a new online movement called Help A PR Pro Out (HAPPO). As the Indianapolis representative, I will be making every effort to help our fellow job seekers here in Indy.

This Friday, February 19th from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00p.m. EST, HAPPO is hosting its first Twitter event to help job seekers in each specific market. To prepare for the event, please help me spread the word to all of your PR colleagues in the Indianapolis area. Also, please be sure to help with retweets, mentions and hash tag monitoring! If you are looking for a job or have a position to fill, please shoot me an e-mail at bailey.adrienne@gmail.com.

For more information on this spectacular event, please visit http://helpaprproout.com/?p=114.

Help me, help you!

Looking for a PR internship this Fall?

14 Jul

Are you a creative thinker and problem solver? Do you have a passion for crafting strategic communications and learning how to influence public opinion? Are you currently pursuing a degree in communications or journalism and  have a desire to gain experience in a real-life work setting?

If yes then do I have the job for you!

Dittoe Public Relations is looking for an extraordinary fall PR intern to add to our team of talented and motivated PR Professionals. The internship primarily deals with consumer PR and media relations services.

We are seeking the most talented, driven and dedicated students from the surrounding universities. Please see the job description below or on our blog:

Fall 2009 Public Relations Internship Opportunity

WHO: College juniors and seniors

WHAT: Public relations internship at Dittoe Public Relations

WHEN: Fall 2009

WHERE: 2815 E. 62nd St., Suite 300

WHY: To advance PR skills in real-world situations and gain experience in an agency setting

About DittoePR

Dittoe Public Relations was founded in 1999 on the premise that clients deserve better – a higher level of service and greater results. A premier public relations agency with high-tech roots, Dittoe PR has grown to include an impressive roster of clients in many industries, including consumer electronics, gaming, digital imaging, education, lifestyle and consulting. Relentless in the pursuit of excellence for our clients, we pride ourselves on exceeding expectations every day – that means custom PR strategies, innovative ideas and flawless execution.

Internship Description

  • Assist Account Executives to generate media coverage for clients
  • Write persuasive and personalized pitches based on editorial calendars and consistent, in-depth research
  • Holiday gift guide pitching
  • Compile monthly updates for clients
  • Author bylines, case studies and press releases
  • Research and become familiar with media that would cover particular clients/products and create a press list
  • Use Photoshop to create PDFs of media coverage

Internship Qualifications

  • Applicants must be working towards a degree in journalism, public relations or communications
  • Strong grammar and writing skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • General knowledge of Windows and Photoshop
  • Work proficiently and effectively to meet deadlines
  • Be ready and willing to handle anything that is thrown at you – there is never a dull moment
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with staff and clients in an extremely timely manner
  • Have a genuine interest in journalism and public relations as well as the desire to learn above all else

Send resume no later than August 14th to:

Adrienne Bailey, Account Executive

Dittoe Public Relations

2815 E. 62nd St.

Indianapolis, IN 46220

adrienne@dittoepr.com

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