By: Sierra Worden
There is a serious problem with representation in the public relations industry. The lack of diversity in higher level positions such as CCOs, agency CEOs and executives is astonishing. If the world around us is constantly changing and becoming more accepting, then why does it seem as though the public relations industry is so far behind? The public relations industry should be at the forefront of this change. What steps need to be taken in order for this to occur? Brandon Thomas, Vice President and Head of DE&I at PAN Communications, decided to shed light on what he feels is preventing the public relations industry from being more diverse.