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Julia Sahin

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

Driven PR pro who needs a Sarc Mark on her keyboard. Passionate about reputation management for financial services

Julia Sahin's Biography

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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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...

10 ways PR will change in 2015 (and five ways it won't)

10 ways PR will change in 2015 (and five ways it won't)

10 things young PR pros need to STOP doing to get ahead

10 things young PR pros need to STOP doing to get ahead

Five lessons from on-screen PR pros

Five lessons from on-screen PR pros

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?

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!"
Aug 06, 2015

For the uninitiated, @Julia_Sahin gives a great layman's explanation of what PR pros actually do: muckrack.com/daily/2015/08/… via @MuckRack

8 benefits of working at a large PR firm people don’t know about

muckrack.com — Almost a year ago, I started working with one of the largest PR firms in the world. Name a city and we have an office there. Name a practice and we do it. One of my fellow contributors wrote a post on why working for a small agency is good ...

6 essentials for a successful public relations internship program

muckrack.com — It's May, which means summer is finally coming. But this also means that summer interns are coming! While it's nice to have an extra set of hands, eyes and another brain to tackle projects, it's important to help interns develop the skills that will set them up for a successful ...

6 reasons why PR is a stressful job

muckrack.com — Last year, Yahoo! Education listed PR executive as the sixth most stressful job of 2014, alongside airline pilots, event planners, police officers and yes--reporters. Were you surprised to see that position on the list? PR pros were not, because we experience different kinds of stress every day and have learned to thrive ...

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

muckrack.com — Six months ago, I set out on a challenge. With a new career in hand, I decided to take a year of learning from reading and writing for Muck Rack and my professional experience and put it into practice. I put together a 10-step action plan for winning over reporters and ...

A hand from the House of Cards: highlights from the first two seasons all communicators can relate to

muckrack.com — If you're like me, you've been eagerly awaiting season three of "House of Cards." It's one of the best shows because it's witty, entertaining and Frank Underwood is a total badass. But it's also very relevant and has a number of memorable quotes and adages, relative to all of us who ...

10 ways PR will change in 2015 (and five ways it won’t)

muckrack.com — Welcome to 2015! Every year's beginning is a time to refresh, recalculate and get ready for the days and months ahead. While some industries evolve at a moderate pace, the communications industry changes at lightning speed. So much happened in 2014 that caused us to shift directions and strategies.

10 things young PR pros need to STOP doing to get ahead

muckrack.com — As a young professional myself, I read and listen to a lot of advice from successful leaders on self-improvement and career success. But most of it is what we need to start doing or do more of. Very rarely do we hear what we need to stop doing. From the ...

7 ways technology has changed public relations (besides getting rid of the fax machine)

muckrack.com — Last week, I went to a summit on the future of financial services communications. Along with learning where PR and marketing in that industry is headed, I realized just how much technology has changed the public relations industry. While I'm extremely appreciative that I no longer have to fax press ...
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