- Learn the AP Stylebook backwards and forwards. Having a working knowledge of the rules of the AP Stylebook will set you apart from other writers.
- Research doesn't end after college, so become the best you can be at it. She said that she does research constantly at her job, so learn to love it!
- Be a great communicator. Have the ability to speak to everyone, from cold calling to reporters you've developed a relationship with.
Another great piece of advice she gave us was to not worry about knowing everything about the industry you get a job in by your first day. Have the basics of public relations down, and learn new information as you go!