1. Leave Room For White Space

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    November 22, 2017 by Kathryn Kuttis

    In visual design, composition is the placement of elements. We use basic design principles like balance, alignment, repetition and proximity …
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  2. Use Winter Break to Prep Your Career

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    November 18, 2017 by Kathryn Kuttis

    As students push through to finals week, it’s easy to imagine a winter break filled with restorative naps and Netflix. …
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  3. 5 Reasons Why My Mom Getting Me A Horse Is A Good Idea (A Guest Blog Post By Ada Kuttis)

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    November 9, 2017 by Kathryn Kuttis

    Hi everyone. My name is Ada Kuttis and my mom is an instructor at the SOJC. She teaches public relations …
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  4. Three Essentials For Every Blog Post

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    November 2, 2017 by Kathryn Kuttis

    Your blog audience wants you to deliver concise, useful content week after week. Demanding, right? But maybe it’s not as …
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  5. Gather Your Ideas First: Visual Design

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    October 26, 2017 by Kathryn Kuttis

    Like fashion, visual design is driven by trends and tastemakers. This week I asked students in my J452 class to …
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  6. Why We Write

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    October 11, 2017 by Kathryn Kuttis

    The lab at the National University of Ireland had eleven desktop computers and a long line of students waiting to …
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  7. How to Prep For A Skype Interview

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    May 11, 2017 by Kathryn Kuttis

    As June approaches, students will increasingly connect with employers about internships and work opportunities.. Many will have a video job interview. For hiring managers, it’s a …
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Kathryn Kuttis

Kathryn Kuttis

Kathryn Kuttis

After 10 years as a public relations executive working with industry titans and media legends in New York, I moved to Oregon to find my creative edge in environmental design. I use my strengths as a communicator to solve complex problems with words and images. As an instructor, I share my experience with corporate communications, financial media relations, investor relations and visual design to engage and energize my students as they build their knowledge of public relations. Teaching allows me to grow my professional knowledge and use it to help students connect with the industry.

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If you share an interest in public relations, media and visual design, this might be a good place for you to hang out. I started this blog to exchange ideas with my students at the University of Oregon. They keep me (and maybe you too) at the forefront of social media, visual communication and career development. Here you'll find our best ideas, links and learning as we write, create and blog our way through a course on Strategic PR Communication.

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