Spotlight: Pat McCormick

I was thrilled to have the opportunity to interview AM:PM PR Partner Pat McCormick. A communication pro with over 40 years of experience in issue management, Pat knows the ins and outs of the public relations industry. Now he spends his days at the Portland agency with his daughter Allison McCormick and other team members navigating the PR needs of their clients. Here’s some insight he provided on the industry and advice for those of us just venturing out into the job market.

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How to Make the Most of Your PR Internship

This summer I have had the opportunity to intern at an amazing public relations firm in Portland- LT Public Relations. This was my first internship, and I came on board eager to learn. Not only have I been able to attend every team meeting and work on different client accounts, I have also tagged along to a training session and even a golf tournament we helped sponsor. I feel so fortunate to have absorbed all the information I have this summer from the PR pros at LTPR. Now I’m here to share my tips to make your next public relations internship worthwhile for both you and your employer.


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