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Julia Sahin

Hoboken/NYC
As seen in:  Freelance
Covers:  corporate communications, investor relations, media, pr, reputation, public relations, crisis, social media

Calculated risk-taker, positive thinker, dream-chaser | M.S. @nyuniversity, B.A. @tcnj | Passionate about reputation management for finance | Opinions are mineCalculated risk-taker, positive thinker, dream-chaser | M.S. @nyuniversity, B.A. @tcnj | Passion

I'm passionate about managing reputations and advising on the best ways to do it. I work at one of the largest PR firms in the NYC office in Corporate Communications, specializing in financial services. I'm lucky to do work that I'm passionate about, with clients I care about.

Recently finished my Master's at NYU in PR/Corporate Communications. I focused in financial communications and was the ...

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A communications checklist for 2016

A communications checklist for 2016

8 types of responses that PR pros will hear from journalists

8 types of responses that PR pros will hear from journalists

7 tips for creating a personal PR brand

7 tips for creating a personal PR brand

6 reasons why PR is a stressful job

6 reasons why PR is a stressful job

Lessons learned: How I won (and didn't win) over my reporters

Lessons learned: How I won (and didn't win) over my reporters

A hand from the House of Cards: highlights from the first two seasons all communicators can relat...

A hand from the House of Cards: highlights from the first two seasons all communicators can relat...

How is social media changing news?

It's affecting speed and accuracy, how PR pros and companies interact with stakeholders, and (done right) it's a valuable communication tool.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To enrich people's lives

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

Why journalists should hire PR pros in the newsroom

muckrack.com — When it comes to our two industries, what we hear fairly often is how journalists are moving into PR roles. The connection--and benefits to companies--is obvious: reporters are great writers, they understand the media landscape, and know how to tell a great story. But we rarely hear of a PR ...

8 networking mistakes PR professionals make

muckrack.com — Networking. UGH. It's a cliche, necessary evil that we all have to do in order to be successful. I think that networking gets harder once you become more seasoned--it's definitely easier when you're first starting out in a career. Most professionals are eager to help the next generation! As a ...

A communications checklist for 2016

muckrack.com — The new year is often associated with new beginnings, predictions, and resolutions. As most PR teams are in planning stages, it's a good time to combine all three and develop a communications program that is more efficient, effective, and exciting (!) than last year's. Here is a communications checklist for ...

A PR pro answers 10 questions reporters were dying to ask

muckrack.com — It's the last month of the year, where everyone tends to be in a merrier, reflective, giving mood. I decided to embrace this mood in a Mailbag-type post for my last post of the year. We asked our media readers and subscribers to submit questions they had about the PR ...

5 ways journalists can adapt to shrinking newsrooms

muckrack.com — Last month, I wrote about how PR professionals can rethink their strategies amidst shrinking newsrooms. Though there are ways that we as PR professionals can adjust to this shift, journalists are whom the change affects the most. Though still rewarding, it's a challenging industry to be part of--now more ...

7 ways journalists respond to PR pitches | Articles | Home

prdaily.com — Working with journalists takes skill, patience, speed and creativity, and it takes years to master. Pitching is one of the most difficult things to do, because it takes a careful combination of those four attributes-along with a bit of luck. After you've worked at media relations awhile, you understand the process and the nuances.

How PR professionals can adapt to shrinking newsrooms

muckrack.com — If you've been keeping up with media news, there have been a lot of changes at publications and online outlets. The shrinking newsroom is not a new trend, but it does seem like it's been accelerated this year across national publications, like the Wall Street Journal, and even local outlets, ...

8 types of responses that PR pros will hear from journalists

muckrack.com — Working with the media takes skill, patience, speed, and creativity and it takes years to master. Pitching is one of the most difficult things to do, because it takes a careful combination of those four attributes--in addition to a little bit of luck. But once you've worked in media relations ...

7 tips for creating a personal PR brand

muckrack.com — Journalists are incredibly good at creating their own brands. If PR pros do their research correctly, they can tell you what a reporter likes to write about, their writing style, who their journo friends are, what school (s) they went to and so on. Most commonly, their personal brands are on ...

What is it that public relations professionals actually do?

muckrack.com — If you're like me, you have family and friends who have no idea what you do. "PR for financial services" isn't necessarily descriptive. Other alternatives to smiles and nods I've heard: "OH! So you 'SPIN' stuff." "So you're the one they call in when companies mess up big time. Hahaha!"
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