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PR Masters Series Podcast, Episode #54 – Michelle Olson, APR

About the Podcast The Stevens Group has been presenting the PR Masters Series Podcast for almost two years now.  This series is part of the ongoing partnership between The Stevens Group and CommPRO to bring to PR, digital/interactive and marketing communications agencies the wisdom of those who have reached the top of the PR profession.  Today’s special guest is Michelle Olson,…

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Now’s the Time to Make Lemonade

s Cary Broussard, Author, Speaker, Coach, DE&I Advocate We surveyed 200 leaders nationwide at Cinderella to CEO, asking women and men how the global pandemic affected their professional and personal stamina. There are many “aha” findings in their responses, but we had one big takeaway – They told us that never before have mindfulness, truthful…

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Ready, Set, Re-Engage (ON-DEMAND VIDEO)

Free Virtual Event ON-DEMAND VIDEO     Businesses are planning their corporate events for a post-pandemic world. Some business leaders expect corporate events to operate the way it was before. But that is no longer an option for all stakeholders to participate safely and productively. The year 2020 and the first half of 2021 proved…

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Richard Levick Shares the Golden Moment

“Community is a safe place precisely because no one is attempting to heal or convert you, to fix you, to change you. Instead, the members accept you as you are.” – M. Scott Peck You would have liked my father. He seemed to have a lama’s sense of proportion. Never one to be caught in…

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PR Masters Series Podcast, Episode #53 – Lynn Appelbaum

About the Podcast The Stevens Group has been presenting the PR Masters Series Podcast for almost two years now.  This series is part of the ongoing partnership between The Stevens Group and CommPRO to bring to PR, digital/interactive and marketing communications agencies the wisdom of those who have reached the top of the PR profession.  Today’s special guest is Lynn…

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Richard Levick on the Rush to Judgement

“Which office do I go to, to get my reputation back?” – Raymond Donovan, Former Labor Secretary Under President Ronald Reagan   Richard S. Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK Having worked on so many historic crises over the decades – the Catholic Church, AIG, the Gulf oil spill, Guantanamo Bay, the Dubai Ports fallout,…

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Embargoes, Exclusives & Facebook’s Oversight Board

  Peter Himler, Founding Principal, Flatiron Communications LLC Journalists bristle at the notion of being manipulated by PR people as if they’re some cog in a company’s marketing communications program. Some of their biggest gripes include the PR person’s request to see a reporter’s questions in advance or review his/her story copy prior to publication. More…

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Happy 10th Anniversary to CommPRO’s Family 

  We’re incredibly honored and proud of our global community with hundreds of gifted writers, insightful speakers, engaging event hosts and partners. Thank you for your newsworthy, educational, thought-provoking, in-depth and original content that helps our subscribers stay ahead of emerging trends. Our goal has always been to provide our readers with ideas to help…

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Richard Levick – “We Want to Do the Right Thing”

  Recently we ended an article with the question we are so regularly asked by companies in this new Civil Rights era – “Can you help us to do the right thing?” Weighed down by historical actions or inactions or simply overwhelmed by the enormity of the task before us, many companies and institutions are…

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PRSA Hawaii Members Donating Skills to State of Hawaii’s Joint Information Center

CommPRO Editorial Staff PR professionals across the nation are playing a key role in their organization’s communications strategy surrounding the COVID-19 crisis. As they help navigate this rapidly evolving situation, communications leaders are also stepping up to support their own local communities during this challenging time.  Like many organizations and businesses across the country, PRSA…

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COVID-19 Media Guide for PR Pros – Episode 3: Radio Survey Results

In the third edition of COVID-19 Media Guide for PR Pros we share the first results of our radio survey. 25 radio stations responded. According to Nielsen, radio audiences are increasing substantially as more people work from home. 92% of the stations were interested in a coronavirus related story. 88% of the stations were interested…

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Media Lessons Learned From The Trump Senate (Impeachment) Trial

(That Were Probably Not Taught In Communications Classes) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant On January 13, on this web site, I wrote an article regarding media lessons learned from the House impeachment hearings. Many of the examples I listed also applied to none political accounts that most PR practitioners who work at large and small…

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Finding Blame: Similarities of Boeing And PR Agencies

Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant “Boeing on Monday fired its chief executive, Dennis A. Muilenburg, whose handling of the company’s 737 Max jet crisis had angered lawmakers, airlines, regulators and victims’ families,” read the lead graph of a New York Times story on December 23. The responses by Boeing’s chief executive since its two Max…

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Facebook’s “Whistle-Stop” Strategy Has Been Derailed

Richard Levick, Esq., Chairman and CEO, LEVICK Back in the 1930s and 1940s when President Franklin D. Roosevelt went whistle-stopping via train, he could count on one overriding communications reality: little of what he said along the way would crack “national” newspaper, wire service, or radio coverage. In other words, he could pound the podium…

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Truth on Trial: Implications for Communicators (On-Demand Video)

    #TruthOnTrial Event Overview Major Garrett, Chief White House Correspondent, CBS News; Richard S. Levick, Chairman & CEO, LEVICK; Joe Lockhart, Former Press Secretary to President Clinton; Michael Zeldin, CNN Legal Analyst; Anthony Scaramucci, Former White House Communications Director for President Trump;  Sheryl Battles, VP, Communications and Diversity Strategy at Pitney Bowes  and others…

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Does Democracy Die in Darkness?

Peter Himler, Founding Principal, Flatiron Communications LLC Hardly a day passes without my seeing a tweet from or about Civil, a new enterprise that will use blockchain technology and the sale of tokens to revive and sustain the badly battered journalism profession. Today the purveyors of high quality news are not only facing a fiscal crisis, but they also…

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