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Joy Knowles

Joy Knowles
Joy Knowles is the Marketing Content Strategist at Agility PR Solutions. Joy has worked in an agency and been part of several internal communications teams during her career, helping to grow the companies’ client and customer bases through strategic communications, content planning and creation, social media management, and project and client management. Her education is in public relations.
PR Profiles: A Conversation with 2022 PRSA Chair-Elect Michelle Egan  

PR Profiles: A Conversation with 2022 PRSA Chair-Elect Michelle Egan  

 “When I was a kid, I would go to the library and get stuck in there,” says Michelle Egan from her office in Anchorage, Alaska. “Not because I would sit down and read a book, but because I would go from section to section, learn a little something about each and...

PR Profiles: A Conversation with Annie Scranton 

PR Profiles: A Conversation with Annie Scranton 

 “It’s been ingrained in me to watch the news early in the morning,” says Annie Scranton, founder and president of Pace Public Relations and host of the PR Pace podcast. “Without reading and consuming the news voraciously I wouldn’t be able to do my job.” Before she...

PR Profiles: A Conversation with Melissa Agnes 

PR Profiles: A Conversation with Melissa Agnes 

“My story is a story,” says Melissa Agnes with a laugh, recalling how she, an entrepreneur since she was 21, got into crisis communications. Thirteen years ago, Melissa had no idea she would one day be an expert in crisis comms—or that it was even a field she could...

Pitching the media: How do you measure up to global standards?   

Pitching the media: How do you measure up to global standards?   

Since March 2020, the pandemic has consumed headlines. Most stories pitched and placed by PR pros have had a COVID-19 angle or tie-in (with exceptions, of course). But even as PR professionals have been forced to adapt to business unusual, some things remain the same....

PR Profiles: A Conversation with Karen Swim, Founder of Words for Hire and President of Solo PR Pro 

PR Profiles: A Conversation with David Landis 

Before he was the president of a successful PR agency celebrating 30 years in San Francisco, David Landis was a classical pianist. It seems only right then that some of Landis Communications Inc. (LCI)’s first clients were in the entertainment industry. While the...

Who’s got the answers? Three PR industry obstacles in 2021  

Who’s got the answers? Three PR industry obstacles in 2021  

PR practitioners have always faced challenges. It’s part of what makes working in the industry so rewarding. But according to the responses we received to a survey back in June, there are a few challenges PR pros would really like the solutions to, especially as parts...

PR Profiles: A Conversation with Gini Dietrich

PR Profiles: A Conversation with Gini Dietrich

Gini Dietrich’s been part of a lot of PR projects, but she may be best known for the PESO model and Spin Sucks, a blog, podcast and book. Spin Sucks was launched as an experimental agency blog for Arment Dietrich back in 2006, but quickly progressed from agency blog...

How to Prepare For, Respond to and Resolve a Crisis in 2021

How to Prepare For, Respond to and Resolve a Crisis in 2021

After the year we all had, it should come as no surprise that crisis communications has become more important to PR. In fact, 73 percent of respondents to a survey Agility PR Solutions ran in December said so. There’s a lot that can be said, and has been said, about...