President & CEO Karen Addis, APR, hosts a virtual fireside chat with GW’s Larry Parnell


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With Conference Season Looming, Prepare to Pivot

Virtual Meeting

by Karen Addis, APR, and Lisa Fels Davitt It’s only May, but fall conference season is in full swing….at least it usually is this time of year. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a conundrum for businesses that hold in-person events. While it was clear that spring conferences needed to be rescheduled, canceled or go virtual, […]

Addis Elected to Board of Directors of Nation’s Largest PRSA Chapter

Metropolitan Washington, DC — Addis Communications President & CEO Karen Addis, APR, was elected to the 2020 Public Relations Society of America-National Capital Chapter (PRSA-NCC) Board of Directors, the largest and most active PRSA chapter in the country. Addis will serve a two-year term, beginning in January 2020 and ending in December 2021. “I’m looking […]

Addis Communications Welcomes Summer Intern

Kiara McMahon

Metropolitan Washington, DC — Addis Communications welcomes University of Maryland rising junior Kiara McMahon as its summer 2019 intern. McMahon is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication on the Public Relations track with a minor in Spanish. She will be responsible for producing social media content, writing several weekly news digests, and conducting […]

Addis Communications Honored with Three Industry Awards

Hermes Gold Award

Metropolitan Washington, DC — Addis Communications, a full-service strategic communications agency, has won three awards for its work on behalf of national science clients. The agency was honored with two gold awards from Hermes, one for its white paper, “Promote or Perish: Sharing Your Research to Advance Your Science and Your Career” on behalf of […]

11 PR Hacks from the Pros

Quick Tips

Whether you work for a corporation, association, nonprofit, or government agency, PR professionals are busy! Addis Communications recently interviewed senior-level health and science communications professionals and asked them about their favorite PR hack — an app, a resource, or something they do that makes their work life a bit easier. Here’s what they said. John […]

Addis Communications Seeks Summer 2019 Intern

Addis Communications, an award-winning, woman-owned, boutique PR agency, is seeking a 2019 spring intern to work between 10-15 hours per week for course credit. The virtual internship will include bi-monthly in-person meetings and the opportunity to attend events at the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), National Capital Chapter — the largest PRSA chapter in the country […]

Would You Risk Your Life to Do Your Job?

Mass layoffs in the news media continue. Buzzfeed, Gannett, HuffPost, and VICE are just a few of the latest outlets in 2019 to lay off reporters. Despite this, every day journalists around the world put their lives on the line doing their jobs — telling the stories that need to be told. One of those […]

Spring Intern Joins Addis Communications

Addis Communications welcomes University of Maryland senior Shadee Nowrouzi as its Spring 2019 intern. “I’m delighted to have Shadee join Addis Communications,” says Karen Addis, APR, president and CEO of Addis Communications. “What stood out most about Shadee was her solid writing skills, which are so essential to PR, along with her strong initiative and […]