How to Be a Good Intern in 26 Easy Steps

By Robyn Brown, Account Executive Internships give a developing PR professional an education that a college course just cannot fully provide. After all, it’s one thing to learn about a successful PR campaign; it’s quite another to be a member of the team that organized and ran that campaign. Additionally, students benefit from being immersed in a professional work environment, interacting with AEs and directors and learning the silent mores of office culture. The internship has an equal benefit for the agency. Often the research and support functions that an intern provides are crucial to the pitch, event or PR campaign. This includes media list development, research on trends and reporters, and tracking coverage so we can demonstrate results with our clients. Truly, interns can be key members of any PR team. At Brooks & Associates, we have been...

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Brooks & Associates Public Relations Incorporates, Builds New Headquarters

HOWE, Texas, April 11, 2005 — Due to growth and expanding services, Brooks & Associates Public Relations, Inc., a full-service, Dallas-area public relations firm, has incorporated and constructed a new headquarters building in the northern Dallas-Forth Worth Metroplex. “We are highly gratified by the increasing trust and acceptance our clients have shown for Brooks & Associates Public Relations,” said Virginia Brooks, president and founder of Brooks & Associates. “As our company grows, we continue to seek new business models and accommodations to help us better serve the best interests of our clients.” Founded in 2000, Brooks & Associates offers more than 30 years of combined public relations experience and is committed to providing clients with quality services through an expanding network of communications professionals. About Brooks & Associates, Inc. Brooks & Associates Public Relations is a full-service Dallas-based firm...

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Brooks & Associates Expands Staff

HOWE, Texas, January 20, 2005 – Brooks & Associates Public Relations, Inc., a full-service, Dallas-area public relations firm, recently added Anna Hobbs-Little to its growing full-time staff. Prior to joining Brooks & Associates, Anna was employed as a graphic artist at a suburban Dallas-Forth Worth Metroplex newspaper. In her new role at the firm, she will research client needs, compile coverage reports and assist with press releases and media strategy. “I look forward to supporting our clients’ strategic communications needs,” she said. “The effective communication we provide to Brooks & Associates clients begins with solid and complete background information.” Anna holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Texas A&M University and is working on a Masters degree at the University of North Texas. About Brooks & Associates, Inc. Brooks & Associates Public Relations is a full-service Dallas-based firm specializing...

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Brooks & Associates Moves to Northern DFW Metroplex

HOWE, Texas, April 01, 2002 — Brooks & Associates Public Relations, Inc., a full-service firm specializing in developing and implementing strategic, integrated and results-driven public relations programs, has relocated its headquarters to Howe, Texas, a community located along Central Expressway just north of the Dallas-Forth Worth Metroplex. The firm, which offers more than 30 years of combined public relations experience, remains committed to providing clients with quality services through an expanding network of communications professionals. Virginia Brooks, founder and president of the company, is confident the move will be an advantage to both the firm and its clients.     “Moving Brooks & Associates headquarters gives me more time to spend on my clients each day,” she said. “We’re only a short drive from Dallas, but we’re far enough away from the city and traffic to enjoy a kind of tranquility...

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