#PPRA Member Monday: Dan Cirucci

#PPRAMember Monday_Cirucci

Dan Cirucci is the founder and editor of The Dan Cirucci Blog. He has been a member of PPRA for over 30 years, having served as president and in 2003 was inducted into the PPRA Hall of Fame.

Twitter: @dancirucci

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dan-cirucci-22550a13/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dancirucci

Dan Cirucci was born and raised in Camden, NJ, A Villanova (BA) and Rowan (MA) grad, Dan is a lifelong PR practitioner who directed PR for the Philadelphia Bar Association for nearly 30 years, and was inducted into the Philadelphia Public Relations Hall of Fame in 2003. He is a PR advisor to numerous individuals and organizations; a college instructor and lecturer; blogger, TV host and radio guest; citizen, neighbor, husband, father and grandfather.  

PPRA: Who are your clients and what projects are you working on right now?

DC: Right now I’m spending most of my time on my blog and my weekly TV show, The Advocates at rvntv.tv.  

PPRA: What is your favorite part of your job?

DC: The people that I meet and interview on my TV show, The Advocates — the stories they tell, their life experiences, views, observations, hopes and dreams.  

PPRA: What was your latest and greatest accomplishment at your job?

DC: Touching the lives of hundreds of communication students while teaching at Rowan, Temple and Penn State. Absolutely, the happiest and most meaningful part of my career! 

PPRA: What one piece of advice would you give to your fellow PR pros?

DC: Be passionate about your work. Take the time to enjoy it. Savor the satisfaction that it gives you and share it with others. Live in the moment!  

PPRA: What book or movie could you read or watch again and again?

DC: Almost any musical by Stephen  Sondheim. 

PPRA: What’s your favorite spot in Philly?

DC: Rittenhouse Square. I love people-watching.

PPRA: If you weren’t in PR, what profession do you see yourself in and why?

DC: I’d enjoy being in show business and seeing my name in lights all over Broadway. 

PPRA: Favorite Philly Food?

DC: Jim’s cheesesteak.

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