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Spokesperson Secrets to Build Your Brand: Donna LaVoie, Suzanne Robotti and Roy Taylor.

Spokesperson Secrets to Build Your Brand celebrates the inaugural SPOKEies® Award winners. You’ll learn how these honorees simplified complex data for a general audience, how they established credentials as thought leaders in their field, and how they made their pitches conversational. Featuring: Donna LaVoie, President and CEO of LaVoie Health Science and SPOKEies® Award Winner in the…

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Spokesperson Secrets to Build Your Brand: Atlantic Health System Communications Team

Spokesperson Secrets to Build Your Brand, celebrates the inaugural SPOKEies® Award winners. You’ll learn how to work with your internal team effectively to generate business building results. This panel features the Atlantic Health System Team. Featuring: Luke Margolis, Corporate Communications Manager at Atlantic Health Systems, SPOKEies® Award Winner in the Non-profit Health Category, Jim Furgeson, Director of…

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Content Marketing for PR Pros Is Not That Scary

Let’s play a game: I’ll list two job descriptions, and you try to guess what I’m referring to: Identify a target audience, build trust, increase brand awareness and help grow business. If you guessed public relations—you’re correct!  Now, let’s try another one. Identify a target audience, build trust, increase brand awareness and help grow business. …

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Ronn Torossian Commentary On Hobby Lobby Loses Artifacts

Hobby Lobby is once again at the center of a national PR dustup. This time, though, the company is not embroiled in a political battle as avatar for companies that don’t want to provide certain health care options to their employees. Instead, the company is catching heat for allegedly “smuggling” huge numbers of ancient historical…

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Free Webcast On-Demand: Spokesperson Secrets to Build Your Brand

D S Simon Media SPOKEies® Award honorees are proud to participate in the inaugural SPOKEies® Awards. For the first time in Communications history, SPOKEies® are honoring the best in-house spokespeople representing brands, non-profits and corporations. We are extremely proud of every contestant as each of the applications were high caliber entries and each of the participants contributed to their…

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FinTech’s Challenges, Opportunities, and Entry Points in the Global Market

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency  If you want to learn about the latest trends in FinTech, block chain, cryptocurrency, crowd funding, lending, ICO’s, digital advising, insurance, big data, and more, Empire Startups is the largest community of FinTech entrepreneurs, banking innovators and investors in the world. As a B2B and FinTech enthusiast, I…

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Baron Davis On Racism Related to Donald Sterling

David Diaz, Senior Executive, Davenport Laroche Former NBA player Baron Davis has successfully reinvented himself as a champion not on the court, but in the court of public opinion, pushing for the rights of “people of color” as well as women in the media. Since he made the shift from player to advocate, Davis has consistently…

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Sinclair Producer Resigns

David Diaz, Senior Manager, Davenport Laroche It’s been a rough week or two for Sinclair Media. After a video mocking the media company for “forcing” its news anchors to read a prepared script went viral, the company found its brand at the center of an ongoing debate about media freedom and “what was wrong” with the…

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What are the Top Goals for PR People in 2018?

D S Simon Media CEO authored an article on Forbes.com. Check out the article, video and full post for the answers as well as additional insights from top communicators. Check out the article here D S Simon Media recently completed an e-mail survey to senior communicators at brands, non-profits and agencies to determine their communications via…

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2017 Bronze Anvil Award of Commendation Winner: Cronkite PR Lab Amplifies Awareness for “Hooked Rx: From Prescription to Addiction”  

Reminder: The Bronze Anvil Entry Deadline is March 23rd! PRSA  Prescription opioid abuse is an increasingly critical health issue in the U.S., and specifically in Arizona, which ranks 12th in the nation for drug overdoses. As a result, Arizona is fighting this crisis with full force.  Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and the…

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Where Will Hope Hicks Go Now?

Edward Ed Schinik, CFO, Yorkville Advisors Just weeks after multiple media outlets declared her one of the most intriguing and stalwart members of the Trump White House, Hope Hicks is leaving. Of all the departures from this somewhat turbulent administrative team, this one might be the most surprising.  Since long before the election, Hicks was close to…

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Affect Launches Dedicated Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Communications Practice

CommPRO Editorial Team Public relations and social media firm Affect announced the launch of a new practice for companies in the cryptocurrency and blockchain arenas. Affect is working with organizations conducting Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and token sales while also providing support to technology companies serving the digital currency market. Affect has been working with…

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Storyhunters Discuss Being Filmmakers of Color in America

Jad-Evangelo Nasser, Storyhunter  In honor of Black History Month, we interviewed three inspirational filmmakers of color about their experiences as creatives in America. Storyhunters Serginho Roosblad, Gregory Dukes, and Maria Simone told us about their journeys, challenges, achievements, and what has shaped them into the filmmakers they are today. Storyhunter: How did you get started in documentary filmmaking? Gregory Dukes:…

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Tarantino Hit with Dual Controversies

Mark Angelo, CEO, Yorkville Advisors Famed Director Quentin Tarantino has taken a lot of heat over his career. People complaining about the content of his films, about his attitude and his demeanor. For the most part, Tarantino has ignored these slights. He has his way, and that’s good enough for him. Recently, though, a situation came…

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Your Communication Style & Tips to Making 2018 A Kinder Year

Edith Paul Say what you want to say. If they don’t get it, repeat it louder. Then be sure to say it again. For a lot of people, this is their communication pattern, and what they believe will create what they desire in the world. Unfortunately, it tends to create just the opposite. People feel…

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