MELAKA – On 13th of March 2018, a program called PR Talk 2.0: The Spinning Doctor was handled by semester 4 students of Bachelor in Mass Communication (Hons.) Public Relations in collaboration with Institute of Public Relations Malaysia Students Association (IPRMSA) Melaka Chapter held at Dewan Kuliah 7 of KPP3, UiTM Kampus Alor Gajah, Melaka. The audience of this talk was all students in the Bachelor in Mass Communication (Hons.) Public Relations and a few classes from Diploma in Mass Communication. The talk was officiated by Madam Aini Faezah binti Ramlan, who is the Head of the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies.
The Invited panels were from fashion based Public Relations agency named Bridge & Broadly. One of the panels was Nur Baizura Ahmad who worked with various artists like Yuna, Vivy Yusof, Mizz Nina, Shila Amzah, Ziana Zain, Siti Nurhaliza, Neelofa and Ameera Zaini. The second panel was Fauziah Abu Bakar who started her career as journalist and fashion coordinator but later found her passion toward public relations later while working in a leading public relations powerhouse.
PR Talk 1.0’s theme was To See the Unseen but for PR Talk 2.0, the organizer chose The Spinning Doctor to uncover the truths of being a PR practitioner. The panels shared quite a lot of experiences and suggested some tips to survive in the PR world. Some of the memorable tips was to always give a firm handshake and always smile to gain the trust of the clients.