|Jack Leslie on Morning Live|
Jack Leslie began his career as an aide to Senator Edward Kennedy, serving as his political director and as executive director of the Fund for a Democratic Majority. He joined the Sawyer Miller Group, a prominent political consulting firm, in 1983 and became the president of the company in 1985. He has provided political counsel to dozens of Presidential and state wide campaigns in the United States of America, Latin America, Asia and Africa. Leslie was appointed by President Obama in 2009 to serve as chairman of the Board of Directors of the U.S. African Development Foundation.
Currently Jack Leslie, is the Chairman of a leading global Public Relations agency Weber Shandwick, and was interviewed by Morning Live this morning.
|IABC Africa conference|
The IABC Africa region is hosting its annual conference from 15 to 17 October 2014 at the Vineyard Hotel and Spa in Cape Town.
As a professional courtesy, the IABC is extending a special offer of a 20% discount on standard registration fees for PRISA members.
When making your reservation, please quote your PRISA membership number.
IABC Africa conferences always offer more than just a regular programme of speakers. We work to ensure our delegates are also provided with opportunities to connect with other communication professionals and to walk away with current and compelling information about the profession that they can apply immediately on their return to the workplace.
Book your seat now and be part of the communication conversation that we hope will continue long after the conference closes.
|Taking the ‘What’ and ‘How’ out of South African communication|
By Tom Manner, Managing Director of Clockwork Media
‘What do you do for a living?’
This is a question I’m often asked and yet sometimes find awkward to answer in a simple format.
The public relations and communication industry almost defies definition. It is as though a sleeping beast, comfortably having settled itself in the mid 20th century, has been shaken awake by shifting trends and now seems unable to make sense of the new hyper connected world it finds itself forced to navigate.