Personal branding and portfolios featured in new CWA podcast episode

In the latest episode of On Track, the podcast from the Communications, Writing and the Arts (CWA) Department, Rose McKinney and Fred Carpenter, community faculty members, discuss personal branding and the role it plays in creating and presenting portfolios.

Listen to a lively discussion on how to introduce a portfolio in an interview, how networking and social media affect your professional life and resources for making your personal brand stand out.

Rose McKinney teaches COMM 381: Public Relations Principles and COMM 481: Advanced Public Relations. She is the founder and CEO of Pineapple RM, a Minneapolis strategic communications firm focused on reputation management. Fred Carpenter is the graduate program coordinator for the Technical Communication program, an academic advisor in the CWA Department and teaches WRIT 572: Document Design.

On Track, created by Anne Aronson, professor, features short conversations that highlight program offerings, upcoming events and trends and topics in the communication field. You can download episodes from iTunes U or listen online at Spreaker.