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KC presenter at IABC Southern Region connect17

12:06 02 November in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events, Professional Development, Uncategorized
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Congratulations to member Marjie Goodman for being selected as a presenter for the IABC Southern Region connect17 conference. Marjie spoke on how to create more video to engage employees using storytelling and incorporated videos produced right here in KC. The connect17 conference occurred Oct. 25-27 in downtown Houston, Texas, and had attendees from all over the Southern region of the IABC, including other countries. Marjie joined the KC IABC...

Volunteer of the Month – Melissa Cartmill

13:51 11 April in KC IABC Blog, Uncategorized
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This month we recognize Melissa Cartmill for her outstanding work on coordinating and executing the 2017 Business Communicators Summit. She worked tirelessly to put together an excellent roster of keynote speakers and breakout sessions to make BCS 2017 another incredible event. Melissa coordinated the event, always leading with her great attitude and calm demeanor. Thank you, Melissa!...

Lockton: Communications Consultant

13:10 30 March in KC/IABC Job Bank for Members, Uncategorized
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Business Insurance has recognized Lockton as one of the “"Best Place to Work in Insurance" for eight years running. We think you’ll agree! A few of the reasons Associates love working at Lockton include: Opportunities for growth and advancement, including paid training and professional development 12-week paid parental leave A huge emphasis on community involvement – Associates are encouraged to support and volunteer for their favorite charities ...

University of Kansas: Assistant/Associate Professor of the Practice (William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communication

15:56 19 October in KC/IABC Job Bank for Members, Uncategorized
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Overview The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Kansas is seeking exceptional candidates for an assistant/associate professor of practice in integrated marketing communications and journalism, expected to begin January 1, 2017.  This is a 9-month non-tenure track appointment for a three-year term with possible renewal upon satisfactory reviews.  Successful applicants will have a master’s degree in strategic communications, journalism,...

KC IABC membership files: JEANENE DUNN

15:40 04 December in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, Uncategorized
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Independent communications professional Why my KC IABC membership is valuable: I have been a member of KC IABC for almost 20 years. For me, membership and participation in the organization has been a sound investment. The programs are so substantive and relevant, especially the Business Communicators Summit. This year was my first attending the BCS and it will not be my last. My fellow KC IABC members are the...

Podcast highlights upcoming Masters’ forum on Aug. 20

15:46 15 August in Uncategorized
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Register now:  http://www.cvent.com/d/trqcmh/4W Learn more: http://kciabc.com/events/ Listen to podcast: http://kciabc.podomatic.com/entry/2015-08-14T13_42_06-07_00 We have an all-star cast of KC communications pros to answer your targeted questions in an extended session following our 8 a.m. breakfast on Thursday, Aug. 20. In this podcast, Roy Harryman interviews Eric Morgenstern, CEO of Morningstar Communications, about the upcoming event. Masters forum panelists are: Eric Morgenstern, APR Fellow PRSA, CEO Morningstar Communications Matt Tidwell, APR, Consultant and Professor at KU Jeannie...

KC IABC podcast highlights upcoming Masters’ forum on Aug. 20

15:40 15 August in Uncategorized
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Register now:  http://www.cvent.com/d/trqcmh/4W Learn more: http://kciabc.com/events/ Listen to the podccast:  http://kciabc.podomatic.com/entry/2015-08-14T13_42_06-07_00 We have an all-star cast of KC communications pros to answer your targeted questions in an extended session following our 8 a.m. breakfast on Thursday, Aug. 20. In this podcast, Roy Harryman interviews Eric Morgenstern, CEO of Morningstar Communications, about the upcoming event. Masters forum panelists are: Eric Morgenstern, APR Fellow PRSA, CEO Morningstar Communications Matt Tidwell, APR, Consultant and Professor at...

Do you have tough communications questions? Ask the experts at the August 20 KC/IABC breakfast and panel.

09:11 14 August in Uncategorized
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Do you ever feel like you’re alone in your job and don’t have anyone to turn to with tough communications questions? Or, maybe you have a rock star team, but have an issue you just can’t crack? As communicators, we’re often called when crisis hits, or when numbers or morale are low. It’s great when leadership comes to us to fix something. But who do you...

Tom Mentzer, Mentzer PR Group

21:18 06 April in Uncategorized
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                    Name: Tom Mentzer Company: Mentzer PR Group Position/Title: Public Relations Counsel/Principal What was your childhood ambition? To be a judge. That, or the king of a small country. Hey, I had lofty aspirations! What is your greatest indulgence? Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey Who is the celebrity or historical figure (dead or alive) you most admire? Teddy Roosevelt What do you regard as the smartest purchase you've made in the last year? Does a new sewer line count?...

Susan Rhode, HNTB Corporation

21:14 06 April in Uncategorized
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            Name: Susan Rhode Company: HNTB Corporation Position/Title: Senior Communications Manager What was your childhood ambition? To be a magazine editor. What is your greatest indulgence? Taking the day off to go shopping by myself. Who is the celebrity or historical figure (dead or alive) you most admire? The astronauts that first walked on the moon. What do you regard as the smartest purchase you've made in the last year? An iPad for my nine-year-old, so he would...