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.
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.