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Life in PR

A blog written by Von Kennedy, and his life as a summer intern for the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce. Follow Kennedy as he gets hands-on experience working with professionals and learning the rules of the game.

Life in PR: Working under high stress

The past few weeks in the Chamber for me have been kind of up and down. After three weeks of fun, the tone for one day turned a little darker. Wrapping up the day on May 31, with Varian Brown, Director of Economic Development, I was here when he received a phone call that his grandmother had passed away. Personally, ... Read More »

Life in PR: The first week as an intern

When I first received the Media Intern position at the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce, I was excited to be constantly surrounded by business professionals and an environment that only breeds success. Until I started… As a classically trained journalist, I found out the media interns do a substantial amount of public relations work. No two letters in the English ... Read More »