What's happening in the industry, and how we see it

KemperLesnik Summer Internship Experience

By: Hudson Cross I came into the summer with no real previous experience in the public relations industry but that all changed thanks to the people and culture at KemperLesnik.  During my brief three months, I learned more than I could have imagined, but here are the three things I took...

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The Power of "Yes, and" in the Workplace.

By: Meg Cotiguala KemperLesnik recently held its annual All Hands conference, a day we set aside to take a step back and refresh our thinking on how we can be better and do better as an agency and for our clients. To that end, we hosted Second City’s Tara DeFrancisco and her improv troupe to arm...

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Where Do Great Ideas Come From?

By: Danielle Campbell Recently, our KemperLesnik team was fortunate to learn from one of the world’s best creators and innovators, Duncan Wardle, the former vice president of innovation & creativity at Walt Disney Co. and current owner of iD8&innov8. Our day with Duncan was filled with...

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Remembering Tripp Frohlichstein

By Steve Knipstein Memorial Day is the weekend to remember those who sacrificed the most for our growth and way of life. This year it was also the weekend that we lost a dear friend and mentor, Tripp Frohlichstein. Tripp lost his battle to Multiple Myeloma; he was 66 years old. In the halls of...

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Four Tips for Media Pitch Writing

By Cybil Rose I’ve been writing media pitches for nearly a decade, and previously I was on the receiving end of them when I was a TV news producer. So what makes a good pitch? I went straight to the source (aka editors and reporters) and asked them. Here are the four key takeaways: Do the...

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Pick Up the Phone

By Christie Zielinski When I first started out in PR, my agency used AOL as our email platform – and we were lucky. Some of my clients and media contacts didn’t even have email, so if I needed something, I had to call them. And it wasn’t always fun. Phone tag, reporters’ tirades, suspicious...

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5 tips to make mentorship successful

By Meg Cotiguala A mentorship can be a great tool for accelerating your career. But, if you’re a young professional, where do you start? Initiating and building a mentor relationship, not to mention setting the relationship up for success over the long run, can be daunting. Here are five tips on...

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What Our Clients Are Saying

Julius Mason, Sr. Director of Communications, The PGA of America

"The KemperLesnik PR team did a great job managing and pitching the media for the PGA during the Senior PGA Championship. You really impressed me. Thanks very much for your hard work."

Julius Mason, Sr. Director of Communications, The PGA of America