Writing: Public Relations Training

Programs offer best practices in the areas of writing, cutting through clutter, improving readability, and creating sound bites and quotes.

Write for Reach and Results
On-Demand Online Course
Category: Writing
This comprehensive e-learning course encompasses every major writing skill and technique required of a professional media relations communicator. Divided into four learning modules, this turnkey program covers the cornerstones of today’s demanding PR writing skillset, including thinking and writing like a journalist, ensuring clean and flawless copy, writing superior press releases and pitches, and applying creativity and style for greater impact. Michael Smart; On-Demand
Get More Placements, Page Views and Shares by Showing Up the Smart Way
On-Demand Online Course
Category: Writing
Part one of the four-part e-learning course, “The Definitive Guide to PR Writing.” This module offers detailed skill-building techniques to create compelling communications materials. Michael Smart; On-Demand
Part two of the four-part e-learning course, “The Definitive Guide to PR Writing.” This module offers detailed skill-building techniques to create compelling communications materials. Michael Smart; On-Demand
Master Proofreading Principles and Grammar for Boosting Your Credibility and Results
On-Demand Online Course
Category: Writing
Part three of the four-part e-learning course, “The Definitive Guide to PR Writing.” This module offers detailed skill-building techniques to create compelling communications materials. Michael Smart; On-Demand
How to Set Your PR Writing Apart From Everyone Else and Maximize Your Impact
On-Demand Online Course
Category: Writing
Part four of the four-part e-learning course, “The Definitive Guide to PR Writing.” This module offers detailed skill-building techniques to create compelling communications materials. Michael Smart; On-Demand
AP Style: A Communicator’s Resource
On-Demand Online Course
Category: Writing
Participants in this session will learn why writing using AP style is important if your primary audience is the media, and how to use the AP Stylebook as a standard reference guide. On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Category: Writing
This session will explain the power of the written word and illustrate how, with just 10 easy tips, you can significantly improve your writing and the reader’s understanding of what you are trying to communicate. The most respected professionals know that writing well is imperative to effective communication. On-Demand
April 7, 2020 | Webinar, On-Demand Available April 14 through April 28
Categories: Communication Strategy, Techniques & Tactics, Writing
Included with PRSA Membership.
Are you using the right foundation for your story? In this webinar, you’ll master a structure that’s been proven in the lab. Ann Wylie; Live Online
July 7, 2020 | Webinar, On-Demand Available July 14 through July 28
Categories: Communication Strategy, Techniques & Tactics, Writing
Included with PRSA Membership.
In this webinar, you’ll learn how to use your display copy — headlines, decks and subheads, for instance — to pull readers into your copy, make your piece more inviting and even communicate to flippers and skimmers. Ann Wylie; Live Online
Sept. 15, 2020 | Webinar, On-Demand Available Sept. 22 through Oct. 6
Categories: Communication Strategy, Techniques & Tactics, Writing
Included with PRSA Membership.
More than half of your audience members now receive your emails, visit your web pages and engage with your social media channels via their mobile devices, not their laptops. In this environment, how do we reach readers online? Join us for this mobile web-writing webinar to learn how. Ann Wylie; Live Online
Nov. 19, 2020 | Webinar, On-Demand Available Nov. 26
Categories: Communication Strategy, Techniques & Tactics, Writing
Included with PRSA Membership.
Break out of the rut we all fall into when we write about the same thing, the same way. Your prose will jump off the page after this training on writing more succinctly and with greater flair. Michael Smart; Live Online
Educators Academy
Win-Wins in Internships, Student-Run Firms and Service Learning Projects
On-Demand Section Webinar
Categories: Communication Strategy, Techniques & Tactics, Writing
Included with PRSA Membership.
This webinar will discuss best practices and effective student-practitioner partnerships as well as research-based information about setting up everyone for success. Deborah Davis, Ed.D., APR, Fellow PRSA; Mary Ann Pearson, Ed.D., APR; C.L. Lopez; On-Demand
On-Demand Webinar
Categories: Techniques & Tactics, Writing
Included with PRSA Membership.
Anything you write will read faster and be more compelling after this webinar. Whether it goes directly to your audience or to media gatekeepers, your work will get more engagement after you apply Michael Smart’s tips for tightening it up and adding flair. This webinar will take you through real-world examples of every point. Michael Smart; On-Demand
Measurably boost your grade level score
On-Demand Webinar
Categories: Techniques & Tactics, Writing
Included with PRSA Membership.
In this concise-writing webinar, you’ll dive into the results of this massive global literacy study. You’ll get a reality check on the level at which your readers really read. Ann Wylie; On-Demand

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