Introducing PR Life!, the TV show!

I’ve recently found out about a brand new Canadian reality show premiering Saturday, January 5, 2013 – that hilariously enough is called PR Life!

The show documents the lives of 2 of Canada’s youngest PR professionals, Mo and Mariam, who just happen to be brother and sister. The duo own a private PR firm called Can Public Relations and for the first time ever they allowed cameras into their lives for this reality series.

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Who knew when the producers were scooping out it’s online presence would stumble across my own personal brand: The PR Life?

They recently contacted me asking if I’d be interested in doing an interview with one of the cast members to feature on my blog. Being the PR professional I am, I knew it would be great to feature something fun on my blog – so here I have for you, a little snapshot about the upcoming reality show PR Life! with one of the show’s stars: Mo.

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Amanda: Why is the show called PR Life! and who came up with the idea for the TV show?
Mo: We couldn’t really think of a better name that would best describe our show and our lives then PR Life! and the exclamation mark is there for a reason! The decision to allow cameras into our personal lives was really a mutual decision between my business partner Mariam and I. It’s crazy to say we’ve been doing PR for close to 8 years, and throughout our career we have collaborated with and come across numerous influential television producers, who have always been intrigued with our work as a brother and sister duo operating a private celebrity PR firm. When we signed our latest talent WICKER band for development, we considered an opportunity that came knocking.

Amanda: So I heard you and your sister are business partners, what’s that like?
Mo: Our personalities are completely different and often times it works in our favor because we do balance each other out. But It’s not always easy.. especially because sometimes we do live together when we’re working on special projects. I think working together with someone full time and then living/traveling with them can be somewhat challenging.

Amanda: The season premiere is tomorrow (Saturday Jan 5 2013), what can we expect?
Mo: We are all super excited for the premiere because its a small preview to who we are and the beginning of our journey on PR Life!

Amanda: How did Miss Universe Canada [Samantha Tajik] join the cast?
Mo: Samantha has been a friend for sometime, and she’s done a lot of television and promotional work as Miss Universe Canada. So it was certainly an asset to have her as the bands (WICKER) Artistic Director.

Amanda: Is there something you are not looking forward to with this series?
Mo: Frankly speaking there were a lot of personal moment/conversations that took place during production, I’m still unsure about how I feel about sharing that with millions of Canadians. As for specific scenes, I have only seen bits and pieces so I will be glued to my television every Saturday with my fingers crossed..

Amanda: The name is awfully close to my blog… have you visited my blog before?
Mo: No. But when our production associate told me about this interview, I certainly checked it out and was really intrigued by your posts. I really enjoyed the lifestyle theme!

Amanda: Tell us something about you we’d never find out on the show!
Mo: My favorite snack is frozen gummy bears. try it.

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Check out PR Life! Saturday mornings at 9am on TvTropolis.
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4 responses to “Introducing PR Life!, the TV show!

  1. Sarah Messer

    Hi! I’m a current (but just starting out) PR major and I think your blog is really interesting! I’d love to hear more about what you do day-to-day on the job, and I think this new reality show sounds like a great window in to the life of professionals in the public relations field. Thanks for sharing this! Great interview. (:

    • Hi Sarah – thanks for the comment! That is exciting – where are you going to school?
      I would be happy to share more about my day-to-day happenings (no two days are the same haha) – and provide a different perspective than say what this show provides.

      Feel free to send me an email with any questions and I’ll get back to you. :)

  2. Hi Amanda, I am a first year student studying Public relations.. Came across your blog today and found your content really interesting. This TV show looks great and will definitely give it a go. Would love to get an opinion from someone in the industry on different type of tasks you tackle working in this field ?

    Thanks,
    Rita :)

    • Hi Rita,

      Thanks for the comment – and congrats on starting down an exciting career path.

      Why don’t you send me an email and I can answer some of those questions you have :)

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