What Does it Take to Succeed as a Freelancer? Monica Maldonado Williams Knows Firsthand

Written by Dawn Weathersbee Monica Maldonado Williams didn’t earn a weekly column in the Austin American-Statesman and a bi-weekly segment on KTBC’s Good Day Austin by accident. That her website GivingCity Austin is a top referring website for many local nonprofits is also not a fluke.   Monica has more than 20 years of communications, […]

WCA Student Career Services Is Back In Session

Attention communications students! WCA is reorganizing our student services so that we continue investing in your future by helping our communications students grow and succeed well into their professional years.   Our mission is to provide unparalleled opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in the communications field by helping each student evolve their knowledge base, […]

Go to the Next Networking Event, You Might Just Meet a Best Friend

by Jennifer Prestigiacomo Networking happy hours are not my favorite place to be. In fact, I’d rather go to the dentist than go to a networking event. I feel like I have to put on this alternate business professional version of myself complete with plastered-on smile, muster up all my small talk and power through […]

Ask a Mentor: How To Make the Switch to Freelance

Got your own career conundrum you’d like advice on? Then sign up for the WCA peer mentoring program. It’s free to members! It’s all about peers who care helping their fellow WCA members.   How To Make the Switch to Freelance Compiled and edited by Julie Tereshchuk   Dear Mentors, What’s the best way to […]

Sponsor Spotlight: Monarch Media

Who is Monarch Media? We are a boutique custom publishing company specializing in producing membership magazines and generating advertising revenue for associations in Texas. Why did you form Monarch Media? As our family dynamics changed, we wanted more flexibility in our work schedules and to chart our own career paths for the future. Fortunately, we […]

2018 Banner Brunch Speaker: Laura Donnelly of Latinitas

Since Banner Brunch 2018 is around the corner, we met with Laura Donnelly of Latinitas to discuss what Latinitas is doing and how it’s helping to grow and create community and change makers. Donnelly digs into what makes Latinitas so special and how they are determined to combine media with motivation. Donnelly is one of […]

Interview with Denise Bradley, Winner of 2018 Outstanding Austin Communicator Award

  The winner of the Women Communicators of Austin Outstanding Austin Communicator Award is Denise Bradley,VP of Communication & Community Affairsat St. David’s HealthCare. Named a Central Texas Woman of Influence by the Austin Business Journal, Denise Bradley oversees the strategic direction and coordination of internal and external communication; media and public relations; community relations; and […]

Any Advice On Publishing My Writing?

Got your own career conundrum you’d like advice on? Then sign up for the WCA peer mentoring program. It’s free to members! It’s all about peers who care helping their fellow WCA members. Any Advice On Publishing My Writing? Compiled and edited by Julie Tereshchuk   Dear Mentors, For 2018 I’m pushing myself to get […]

Tips on Working With an Intern/Employees For First-Time Supervisor?

Got your own career conundrum you’d like advice on? Then sign up for the WCA peer mentoring program. It’s free to members! It’s all about peers who care helping their fellow WCA members.   Tips on Working With an Intern/Employees For First-Time Supervisor? Compiled and edited by Julie Tereshchuk   Dear Mentors, I just got […]

Best Practices For Following Up With Prospects

January 2018 Got your own career conundrum you’d like advice on? Then sign up for the WCA peer mentoring program. It’s free to members! It’s all about peers who care helping their fellow WCA members.   Best Practices For Following Up With Prospects Compiled and edited by Julie Tereshchuk Dear Mentors, I’m a freelancer, with […]