CJC Doctoral Student Mila Khalitova Wins Prestigious Research Fellowship
University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student Mila Khalitova has been awarded the Grunig PRIME Research Fellowship from the Institute for Public Relations (IPR). The PRIME Fellowship is one of the most prestigious awards for public relations doctoral students.
The Fellowship, which is awarded annually, is named for James E. Grunig and Larissa A. Grunig, professors emeriti at the University of Maryland.
Khalitova will work at PRIME Research’s Ann Arbor offices for six weeks in the summer and receive a $5,000 stipend “to learn more about public relations research including data collection, data analysis, interpretation of research results and consultation.”
As part of the fellowship, Khalitova will produce a research paper for public relations practitioners. She will receive a $2,500 stipend upon IPR’s acceptance of her research paper for publication.
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PRIME Research equips the world’s most admired companies and its most valuable brands with the tools, talent and technology they need to maximize the return on their public relations and communications investment. From eight international offices and in 64 languages, PRIME Research marries talent with technology to help communicators demonstrate and generate PR value and return-on-investment. The firm integrates, examines and evaluates media performance across all channels – social, digital, print and broadcast – to deliver actionable insights and strategic guidance for better communications and business results.