Young PR Pros Episode 122

ep 122 graphic

If this podcast were to go silent for 30 seconds, what would you do? Would you immediately switch over to another app, say Facebook, Instagram or Twitter to check what is going on until the podcast came back on air?

Continue reading “Young PR Pros Episode 122”

Young PR Pros Episode 115

Originally posted on on December 20, 2016.

Episode #115: The 12 PR Days of Christmas


In honour of the traditional 1900s English Christmas carol, or for those born in the 80s – the Bob and Doug Christmas classic, we thought we would do our own 12 Days of Christmas. Listen to the full episode to catch Young PR Pros’ 12 Days of PR Christmas.

We divided the 12 days into three categories: books, movies and activities.

Continue reading “Young PR Pros Episode 115”

Young PR Pros Episode 114

Originally posted on on November 23, 2016.

Episode #114: How to be Creative


One of the benefits of working in the industry of public relations, communications and marketing is the ability to be creative. We work in a unique world where our job is to find creative ways to tell a story.

Continue reading “Young PR Pros Episode 114”

Young PR Pros Episode 113

Originally posted on on October 20, 2016.

Episode #113: Making career choices


The average person will make a career change approximately five to seven times during their working life. With an ever increasing number of different career choices, about 1/3 of the total workforce will now change jobs every 12 months. By the age of 42 you may have had about ten jobs, says Career Change Statistics.

Continue reading “Young PR Pros Episode 113”

Young PR Pros Episode 112

Originally posted on on September 14, 2016.

Episode #112: The Entrepreneur’s Show


Once upon a time, there lived this driven young man who dreamed about becoming an entrepreneur. One day, he used all his allowance to purchase different coloured do-rags and sell them out of his locker at school, turning his allowance money into pure profit!

Continue reading “Young PR Pros Episode 112”

Young PR Pros Episode 111

Originally published on 

Episode #111: The Definition of PR


Who can relate: you introduce yourself to an acquaintance at a friend’s party. They ask you what you do for a living. You say you work in PR. You get a blank stare and most people respond with: oh so like advertising, or my personal favourite, you must spin the media.

Well Young PR Pros has had enough, so we sat down as a team and put together our own definition.

Continue reading “Young PR Pros Episode 111”

Young Pr Pros Episode 110

Originally published on on July 12, 2016.

Episode #110: Women in PR


There are more female PR professionals than female nurses. That is a pretty staggering number, especially when only 20 percent of upper management PR roles are held by women.

Continue reading “Young Pr Pros Episode 110”

Young PR Pros Episode 109

Episode #109: Lessons for entrepreneurs

Originally from: Posted on June 10, 2016.


It is just Kristine D’Arbelles and Clare Bonnyman this month. Clare is finished her internship in Thunder Bay and is back in Toronto. Anyone hiring? Clare is pretty awesome.

Taking a little break this month, we look back on some evergreen lessons and replay our episode on tips for entrepreneurs. At the end of the show, Kristine and Clare are surprised to learn some new lessons. We share them with the audience.

Continue reading “Young PR Pros Episode 109”

Young Pr Pros Episode 108

My first produced episode of Young PR Pros, a show on the FIR podcast network. Published April 26, 2016. 

Originally published on

Episode #108: Our First Jobs, and a New Member of the Family


The Young PR Pros family is expanding. We welcome Clare Bonnyman as our new assistant producer. Clare has extensive background in radio editing. We hope her skills will make the show sound even better in your ear buds on your commute, in the office, or wherever you listen. OH, and Julia Kent welcomed her new son into the world on April 6.

Continue reading “Young Pr Pros Episode 108”

The Story of Studio 212

An unpublished longer-form mini-drama, about the last radio drama dedicated space in North America, which happened to be CBC’s Studio 212 in Toronto, Ontario.

Written, performed and produced by Clare Bonnyman, 2016.

Sound F/X from
Music from BenSound and Podington Bear