10 Reasons for PR Students to Embrace Numeracy


Debra Johnson has more than 10 years of public relations experience, including agency, corporate and government positions with an emphasis in integrated communication and social marketing programs. She is currently an educator at California State University Chico and her teaching expertise covers public relations writing, public relations publications and public relations strategy.

In 2012, Debra was granted an Educator Fellowship with Arizona Public Service. Based off her experience, Debra provides 10 Reasons for PR Students to Embrace Numeracy.

Debra Johnson

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Leaders exert significant influence on the success, future and image of their profession. Yet, only a few PR studies have explored this important topic.

One goal of the Plank Center is to build a research-based foundation of knowledge regarding the values, qualities and dimensions of excellent leadership, mentorship and diversity and inclusion in PR.