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Elissa Freeman
Works at @elissapr communications
Attended York University
Lived in Toronto, Canada
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Among the dwindling stars at the beleaguered CBC, it seemed the public broadcaster could bank on at least one: Evan Solomon
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Not with those socks! :-)
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Women and beauty - wanting a pretty face is just not skin deep...
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Want to increase the chance of press release pick-up - provide visuals! Here's my latest for +PRDaily...do you have any other tips to add?
Including elements such as photos and videos in your releases can increase the chances a publication will pick up your story. Here's how to boost your chances.
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What would YOU change about your PR career? PR pros spill the beans in my latest for +PRDaily - what would you add?
If these PR veterans knew what they know now in their youth, they maybe would have avoided these mistakes.
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I would change my peers who think that this has any relevance to anything when the majority don't understand the fundamentals of what it is they do.

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Fifty Shades of...promo? This week on The Flip Side we tell you why the promos may be better than the actual movie. Tune in!
Somewhere between the breathy sighs and utter lack of chemistry, you may have caught on to the fact that Fifty Shades of Grey is being released in theatres on Feb. 13
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Will bad press affect The Beer Store in Ontario? Find out what we have to say on The Flip Side at +canada.com!
The Beer Store has, undoubtedly, had a rough go of it in the media lately.
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CBC's public trust is now at stake with the firing of Evan Solomon - can PR save them? Check out my latest for the National Post http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/the-rise-and-fall-of-evan-solomon-how-the-career-of-cbcs-golden-boy-came-undone-in-less-than-24-hours
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Don't Hate Me Because I Want to Look Beautiful  - my latest post for +BrazenWoman. Can't a woman be concerned about her brains and her beauty - without being taken to task for it? Read on...
It seems like when it comes to women and aging we have to choose between success and smarts or beauty. But why does it have to be so? Why can't we have both?
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Is it worth spending the money on visuals to accompany your press release? Here's 7 reasons why...in my latest for +PRDaily.
Including elements such as photos and videos in your releases can increase the chances a publication will pick up your story. Here's how to boost your chances.
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Regrets? They have a few...PR pros spill on the how they would have managed their careers differently. Great insight from +Jayme Soulati +Karen Swim +Matt LaCasse and other PR pros. What would you add?
If these PR veterans knew what they know now in their youth, they maybe would have avoided these mistakes.
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Chardonnay anyone? What do you think of Starbucks new move??
According to a report, some Canadian Starbucks locations will soon be slinging beer and wine and whether you find that news exciting or worthy of an eye-roll may depend on your lifestyle.
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When you have a product monopoly do you really care about bad press? Probably not - especially when your product is BEER! Tune into this week's The Flip Side on +canada.com with +Lauren Strapagiel and I.
The Beer Store has, undoubtedly, had a rough go of it in the media lately.
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Occupation
PR & pop culture expert; strategic communications consultant
Skills
Communications strategist; popular media expert and panelist
Employment
  • @elissapr communications
    Principal, present
  • Columnist
    2013
    Guest columnist: www.canada.com, www.prdaily.com, www.the-broad-side.com, www.spinsucks.com
  • Co-Host
    Co-host of The Flip Side, a weekly news show on canada.com..
  • Guest Panelist
    "The Media and the Message" - AM640 John Oakley Show "The Jerry Agar Show - 1010 CFRB News Talk Radio
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Previously
Toronto, Canada
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PR and pop culture expert; Strategic Communications Consultant
Introduction
Toronto-based Elissa Freeman is a strategic communications consultant and PR/pop culture expert. 

Columnist for (canada.com, PR Daily/PR Daily Europe) and Huffington Post Canada. 


Guest Panelist: "The Media and The Message"- AM640 John Oakley Show; The Jerry Agar Show, 1010 CFRB

Follow her @elissapr on twitter.
Bragging rights
Named: Top 52 PR pros on Twitter; Top 75 Badass Females on Twitter; Top 150 Toronto Influencers
Education
  • York University
    Mass Communications/French Studies
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Gender
Female
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@elissapr