Public Relations Personal Statement

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All my life I have been interested in communication. I originally thought that communication was just a passion, but now I realize it is what I want to do as a career. Public relations is the communication between an organization and the public. I want to act as that link of communication and I truly believe I can do so with the education I am receiving from the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism.
My interest in public relations was sparked in high school with the clubs and activities in which I was involved. Being the head of prom committee and an executive member of the student council, taught me how to plan and execute events. Serving as a student representative on the principal’s council required me to bring the issues of the public to light and find a way to resolve them. In addition, being both and editor and writer for the school newspaper and yearbook required me to always keep up to date on current events. The common thing that was important for all these activities was the ability to communicate with both my superiors and peers. These activities required me to communicate in writing, electronically, and verbally. The skill of communication has become priceless to me because it continues to open doors for the future.
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I have a great interest in the field and want to learn and experience as much as I can. In the future I hope to be working in the public relations field, planning and executing events for businesses or other large organizations. I would also like to get the chance to do public relations for a museum to combine my love of history and communication. In today’s job market, especially in journalism, it is important to be multi-faceted. A career in public relations allows me to be a writer, an event planner, a designer, and so much more. There are no limits on a career in public relations, this is the major reason I chose this

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