10 PR Pros Define Leadership in Public Relations


Leadership in any field seems crucial to success and the future of that field. But “leadership” is a broad term with many dimensions and connotations. Over the past 10 years, the Plank Center has interviewed top public relations professionals and educators to participate in a video series discussing leadership in public relations, traits that are required of today’s public relations professionals, career advice and much more. Below are 10 public relations professionals who define leadership in public relations.


Our Mission

The Plank Center’s mission is to help develop and recognize outstanding diverse public relations leaders, role models and mentors to advance ethical public relations in an evolving, global society. The Center works to achieve its mission by:

Advancing knowledge of leadership values and skills in the profession;

Supporting research, teaching, service, and professional educational efforts that help develop diverse, responsible and trustworthy leaders;

Bridging the interests and vision of the practice and education; and

Collaborating with other groups and associations to nurture the ethical and effective practice of public relations.