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From Intern to AAE – Now What?

June 14, 2017

So you’ve made the jump from intern to your first full-time position in PR. Now what? Whether you have one internship or four, have been out of college for a year or have just graduated, your first entry level PR role will be sure to challenge you in ways you never anticipated – but that [Read More]

New Look, Same Attitude – BPR Seattle’s Moving on Up

October 6, 2016

For those of you not familiar with the history of Barokas PR, the company sprouted from modest roots in a small brick building on Cherry Street in Downtown Seattle’s Pioneer Square. It was the perfect place to call home. We were located above Zaina and Metsker Maps (now located at Pike Place Market). We were [Read More]

We Love PR a Latte

June 2, 2016

You watch the barista behind the counter pour the beans into the chamber, flip the switch and then you hear the loud, grinding of coffee. While the beans are grinding, you see them pour your milk of choice into the steel container and watch as it loudly begins to steam. The barista sets it down, [Read More]

What Powers PR?

May 27, 2016

Yesterday was a first for BPR Seattle —and Seattle itself for that matter. Close to noon, just before the lunch hour hunger pains began to kick-in, us PR pros, along with about every other type of professional in the downtown area, experienced a different kind of pain: a pain in the butt as the city [Read More]

Public Relations as spelled out by Barokas PR

May 19, 2016

Be who you are. One of the easiest ways to be successful in PR is to find your niche and what you are good at, and run with it. Really good at creative puns? Awesome, add those into all of your pitches. If you are really good at speaking on the phone, consider calling reporters [Read More]

5 Things I’ve Learned About BPR in my First 3 Months

May 18, 2016

Since it’s almost my 3-month anniversary of working at BPR (it’s a big one, I know), I wanted to share with everyone what I have learned and what I love about working here. With some additional inspiration from my girl Leslie Knope, Tom Haverford and April Ludgate. There is SO much love Since the day [Read More]

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