PR Profile: Rena Kendall-Craden

Name: Rena Kendall-Craden Job title: Director, Corporate Communications, City of Vancouver Over the last twenty years, you've worked for a variety of different clients in a variety of different industries. What's the common thread of your impressive career trajectory? What trajectory? I am an accidental PR person. I started out as a social worker, and quickly realized that telling stories was w...more

PR Profile: Darren Barefoot of Capulet Communications

Name: Darren BarefootJob title: Founder, Capulet CommunicationsTypical day in your job: This year we’re living and working in the south of France, so my day is a little unorthodox. I take the morning off, and work in the afternoon. When I have calls, they’re in the evening, as most of our clients are in North America.Books you’ve authored: My business partner and I co-authored an e-book, “Getting ...more

PR Profile: Nevasha Naidoo of Platinum Public Relations

Name: Nevasha Naidoo Job title: Director, Platinum Public Relations What’s your background? What made you decided to get into PR? I have been in PR for 17 years. It began as a passion that I pursued by connecting with people through public speaking and coordinating events. My leadership skills and modeling background provided a springboard for my career development. I was also fortunate to have...more

PR Profile: Corry Anderson-Fennell of KPU

CPRS Digital writer Tanya Colledge caught up with Corry Anderson-Fennell, Manager, media and communications at Kwantlen Polytechnic University to chat about PR and her experience in the industry. Here's what she has to share.. What made you decide to choose this career path? It was serendipitous. I had been a reporter and editor at various newspapers for 18 years when I happened on a job posting...more

Agency profile: dvinewrites communications

CPRS digital writer Lorna Allen sat down with Danica Jeffery, Principal/Owner of dvinewrites communications to find out more about her agency. Here's what she had to say: Tell us a bit about your career background: I have an eclectic mix of marketing, sales, advertising and event planning that eventually led me to pursue a career in PR/communications. What are your career aspirations: To contin...more