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Julia Sahin

Hoboken/NYC
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 mine

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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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?

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 ...
Dec 08, 2015

RT @muckrack: We asked journos to share their most pressing questions for PR pros-one of our faves? "Um..what do you actually do?" ow.ly/VC4uu

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 ...
Nov 09, 2015

RT @muckrack: 5 ways journalists can adapt to shrinking newsrooms: ow.ly/UkdkW via @Julia_Sahin

Nov 13, 2015

RT @muckrack: Journalists- @Julia_Sahin has some tips for how you can adapt to the shrinking newsroom: ow.ly/UyCoH

Nov 16, 2015

RT @muckrack: Continue to write the stories, not just the headlines & other tips for adapting to shrinking newsrooms: https://t.co/TtSO1Uoh…

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, ...
Oct 07, 2015

How PR professionals can adapt to shrinking newsrooms - Muck Rack buff.ly/1hrkjCW

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 ...
Sep 03, 2015

RT @muckrack: The holy grail of email responses from journalists: “How did you know I was working on a similar story?” ow.ly/RJvV5

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

Aug 21, 2015

RT @MorganR_DC: What is it that public relations professionals actually do? muckrack.com/daily/2015/08/… - on @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 ...
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