Internal communications is a specialty of corporate comms. If you have an agency background, you might not have a lot of exposure here. Maybe, you never want to pick up a phone and call a reporter again. So you’re thinking, hey, maybe internal comms is right for me. Well, let’s find out. On today’s PR Wars podcast, we talk with Senior Director of Communications at Syneos Health, Khaner Walker.
In the world of PR and marketing, this virus has impacted one specialty exceptionally hard: events, trade shows, and conferences. It’s been brutal. PR Wars scoured the landscape looking for someone who’s made the pivot, who has changed the paradigm. And, we found it. On today’s PR Wars podcast, we learn how Norm Aamodt, President of the Event Strategy Group is finding success.
If you work in public relations, you will encounter disasters. But for a government communications pro, a state of emergency turns the pressure up. On today’s PR Wars, we talk with Mike Steele, the Communications Director for the State of Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. In this role, a disaster is another day on the job.
Through the eyes of a TV photog. They’ve seen it all in television news and they are the unheralded backbone of news gathering. As a PR pro, the right connection with a tv videographer can make your story soar. On today’s PR Wars podcast, will talk with 30-year television pro Stewart Pittman. A little respect can go a long way to helping you capture the best news hit of your career.
Have you ever dreamed of running your own PR agency? If you were the boss, how would you run your agency differently? On today’s PR Wars podcast, we talk to one of the industry’s success stories… Rick French, CEO of French|West|Vaughan. FWV is the agency of record for some of the world’s top corporate and consumer brands. Learn what you need to know to start your own public relations agency.
Get out of the press release rut. On today’s PR Wars podcast, we will look at six ways that you can engage the media without writing a press release. We will explain specific tactics to add to your PR toolbox.
Have you ever made a difficult choice to take on a client that has done something bad? In many cases, media villains are not as bad as they seem and the heroes are not as great as they appear. On today’s PR Wars podcast, we’ll show you how to be the conscience of a company.
Have you ever noticed that when you’re pitching a good story, you can’t get a reporter on the phone? And when there’s a bad story, you can’t get a reporter off of your phone. On today’s PR Wars podcast, find out why message discipline is so important when dealing with a hostile reporter.
Today on PR Wars, we’re gonna talk about some epic PR fails from the viewpoint of journalist Ellen Chang, a freelance writer for USA Today, US News & World Report, and others. But, PR people get picked on all the time. So, we’re not gonna take this public lashing lying down. I’m going to build a defense for the comms heroes in the story. Maybe as the gavel falls, journalists and PR pros will have a little more patience and understanding for each other.