About Us

PR Depiction is managed by Cheryl Ann Lambert (Ph.D., University of Tennessee) an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University. Lambert’s research is informed by seven years in corporate public relations (Sears, Roebuck and Co.) and five years in trade publishing (Chilton Publishing). Her primary research focus is representations of public relations in contemporary and historical contexts. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Media Ethics, Public Relations Inquiry, and Health Marketing Quarterly.

Her most recent publication is a book chapter written with Jessalynn Strauss, Ph.D., and Natalie T.J. Tindall, Ph.D., entitled “Public relations representations in popular culture: A ‘Scandal’ on primetime television” in A. F. Herrmann and A. Herbig (Eds.), Communication Perspectives on Popular Culture.

Founder: Tom Watson, Ph.D. (Bournemouth University, Ret.)