Diagnosis: Healthcare PR

Diagnosis: Healthcare PR

We're in PR because we thrive on identifying communications challenges and finding ways to solve them. Part of the fun of our work is navigating complex industries to deliver success - and few are as complex as healthcare. Thankfully, healthcare PR isn't quite as...

6 Tips to Landing a New Job in the New Year

6 Tips to Landing a New Job in the New Year

The start of a new year is about new beginnings. For many, this means re-evaluating your job, working towards a promotion, or looking for a fresh start in your career. Plotting your career path is not always a straight line. Between the ages of 21 and 25, I probably...

The Role of Virtual Reality in Public Relations

The Role of Virtual Reality in Public Relations

As public relations (PR) professionals, our goal is to connect brands with their audiences in a favorable way – in short, we’re storytellers. Virtual reality (VR) can help PR professionals tell a brand’s story by bringing the audience into the brand’s world. VR is...

Ever Evolving, Local News is Here to Stay

Ever Evolving, Local News is Here to Stay

As public relations professionals, it’s imperative we know what’s going on with the business of news just as much as we keep up with what’s covered by the media. I recently sat down with University of Oregon journalism professor and Tow Center for Digital Journalism,...

4 Tips To Turn Your Internship Into a Job

4 Tips To Turn Your Internship Into a Job

It’s that time of year again — graduation time. A year ago, I was quickly approaching my graduation from the University of Oregon and as much as I didn’t want to leave my friends and the fun life I had created in Eugene, I was calmed knowing that I had secured a job...

What QT Loves About Oregon

What QT Loves About Oregon

Here at Quinn Thomas, we love being Oregonians, and we don’t think that it’s any coincidence that Oregon’s birthday happens to fall on Valentine’s Day. There’s so much to love about this state, so we thought we would share with you some of the things that we love most...

REPORT: Social Media and Public Opinion

REPORT: Social Media and Public Opinion

The debate over the impact of social media seems to center around two arguments: One camp argues social media opens new doorways for engaging the electorate and is creating pathways for greater civic engagement, corporate and political accountability, and journalistic...

Oregon’s Next Revolution

Oregon’s Next Revolution

There is nothing more interesting to us than innovative technologies. We are big fans of visionary ideas and bold leadership that have the potential to disrupt entire sectors. It’s why we dislike cookie cutters and love white boards. It’s rare that these disruptive...

The Stories We Share

The Stories We Share

Why do we volunteer? This was the genesis of our recent collaboration with The Standard on a multi-media campaign aimed at trying to answer that question. For nearly a decade, The Standard has hosted the largest and longest-running volunteer event in Oregon. This expo...

The Value Of Water

The Value Of Water

We often don’t think about where our water comes from. We get up in the morning and go about our daily routines. Showering. Making coffee. Brushing our teeth. Doing laundry. Gardening. Getting in a workout. The singular connection in each of these rituals is that they...

Uber Meets Portlandia

Uber Meets Portlandia

Everyone knows that Portland has its own unique rhythm. While we didn’t coin the famous bumper sticker about weirdness, we seem to have adopted it better. Somehow, we own it. Portlandia is no stranger to innovation. We love technology. We challenge the world around us...