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Dec 2016

We’re Hiring!!! Office Administrator (OA)

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Reporting directly to the president, the Office Administrator (OA) will provide high level administrative support to the president and seamless oversight of the organization’s daily operations, including support to financial management, human resources, vendor support, acquisition of equipment, supplies and other resources and services. The OA must be highly collaborative and work closely with team

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16
Nov 2016

#TipsIn20: 12 Tips to Surviving the Holidays: How NOT to be a Ho, Ho, Ho!

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In this month’s #TipsIn20 webinar, managing director Shannon Mouton Gray offers smart and hilarious tips on how to survive your company’s holiday party. Watch below to learn whether your little black dress is going to be appropriate and why you should NOT hover around the appetizer line.

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11
Nov 2016

Racism Trumps Everything

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This post originally appeared on The Huffington Post. Latinos didn’t vote their interests. Blacks stayed home. Millennials failed to register. Too many progressives wasted their vote on third-party candidates. And the Obama coalition evaporated. Don’t take the bait for any of these flawed explanations about why Donald Trump scored his stunning upset over Hillary Clinton.

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26
Oct 2016

#TipsIn20: 7 Tips to Becoming the Marketer You Want to Be

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On this’s month’s #TipsIn20 webinar, managing director Shannon Mouton Gray provides seven tips to entrepreneurs and organizations to become better marketers. Tune in to learn how to balance your customers’ and clients’ varying objectives and developing strategies to achieve those objectives.

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21
Oct 2016

The Sweet Sciences: Boxing & Communications

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Before I left Detroit for graduate school in Syracuse University I took the opportunity to work with a professional trainer for over a year. During that time I learned the sport of boxing, which is a great way to get in shape thanks to the levels of cardio involved. Most people see boxing as a brute

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21
Oct 2016

The Best Form of Exercise

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It has enabled me to clear my head of concerns and replace them with solutions. In a family where high blood pressure is present on my dad’s side, it has helped me maintain a 120/80 or lower blood pressure reading while at rest. It has increased my stamina for clearing hills and stair-climbing of long

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04
Oct 2016

#SocialJusticeChat: Crossing the Professional/Personal Line at Work

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Join us for another #SocialJusticeChat on Wednesday, October 4 at 2pm ET! We’ll talk about crossing the professional/personal line at work, but here’s a sneak peek of the questions we’ll ask during the Twitter chat. Follow @McKPR for updates and reminders!

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04
Sep 2015

Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow

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Begging the pardon of William Shakespeare, but his words so aptly describe how I am feeling right now. I write this last blog post as an outgoing employee of McKinney & Associates with a mixture of sadness and excitement. Sadness that I am leaving a place that has been like a second home to me,

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05
Aug 2015

Land in a Safe Space to Grow

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McKinney & Associates wants to pay it forward and share our K Street suite. McKinney has carved out a singular space in the communications landscape by partnering with people and causes to find their voice. Starting in a church basement, we’ve learned over the past 25 years that a safe space to work and grow

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13
Jul 2015

Announcing the Winners of our 25th Anniversary Twitter Trivia Contest

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We hosted a Twitter Trivia Contest to celebrate 25 years of public relations with a conscience and the launch of our redesigned website.  The contest ran from July 6 through July 10, during which time we asked a trivia question about the firm on our Twitter account. Congratulations to Mica Powers and Muneerah Bee! These

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