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IPR is featuring research and some of the many women pioneers in the communications industry in celebration of Women’s History Month Katharine Graham was born in New York City in 1917. After graduating from the University of Chicago in 1938, Graham worked as a reporter for the San Francisco News. She then joined the editorial staff at … Continue reading Pioneer Katharine Graham (1917-2001)

Barbara Harris was born in Philadelphia, PA, in 1930. She attended the Charles Morris Price School of Journalism and began working for Joseph V. Baker Associates, the first African American Public Relations firm in the U.S. During her time at Joseph V. Baker and Associates she founded the Division of Women’s Information and became the … Continue reading Barbara Harris (1930-2020)

Patricia Tobin was born in White Plains, N.Y. in 1943. In 1977, she moved to Los Angeles after graduating from the Charles Morris Price School of Journalism. Tobin began working at KCBS-TV and organized weekly networking events for communications professionals. In 1983, she founded her own firm, Tobin & Associates, with an interest in creating PR … Continue reading Patricia Tobin (1943-2008)