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Tips on Creating A Remote Podcast

Don’t let COVID-19 restrictions prevent you from keeping employees engaged, informed and entertained. Follow this guidance to get your program up and running with minimal tools.     Neil Garrett, VP of Marketing, uStudio.  During the current COVID-19 crisis, corporate podcasters might not have access to well-equipped sound studios. Luckily, it’s pretty easy for distributed teams…

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Impeach, Indict, Heal? A Discussion of Post-Trump Washington

  Joe Lockhart, White House Press Secretary under President Bill Clinton, and Former Congressman Charlie Dent, Pennsylvania’s 15th Congressional District. join Michael Zeldin for this timely conversation about the second impeachment of Donald J. Trump. Guests Joe Lockhart, White House Press Secretary under President Bill Clinton Joe Lockhart is perhaps best known for his service…

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Mark Weiner Launches New Research Practice within Cognito

CommPRO Editorial Staff Cognito, the international specialist communication and marketing agency, today announced the appointment of Mark Weiner as Chief Insights Officer to develop the firm’s newly launched research-based consulting practice Cognito Insights. Weiner is responsible for establishing and growing the firm’s research organization by serving clients and accelerating the organization’s growth through the provision of data-informed…

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What Happens Next?

The Capitol Is Stormed and American Companies Are Going to Be Front and Center: The “138” Are About to Become Untouchables  Richard S. Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK January 6th, 2021, a day that will live in infamy.  History moves in waves. The unthinkable becomes commonplace and we are no longer shocked. Not even surprised.…

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Finding Reasons to Be Cheerful

Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO of CommunicationsMatch™ At this time, we need to find, as the 1979 Ian Dury and the Blockheads song goes, “Reasons to Be Cheerful.” (If you’ve never come across the song – I encourage you to take a listen. It’s an earworm.)      Dury provided many reasons for cheer…  In homage…

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How Would You Summarize 2020 in a Single Word?

Linda Descano, CFA®, Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Communications & Executive Visibility, Red Havas Ellen Mallernee Barnes, Vice President of Content, Red Havas 2020 will go down in history as many things. Among them, it’s been The Year of Opposites—when homebodies are the cool kids, hugs can be lethal, being positive is a negative,…

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PR Masters Series Podcast, Episode #40 – Michael Kempner

Overview 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 on this Thanksgiving eve…

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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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The Reputation Doctor® Predicts Many Changes In Global Business Before 2021 By Corporate Boards & Private Equity Investors

COVID-19: Implications for Business Observations from Mike Paul, @reputationdr  – Major changes currently being discussed by global #corporate #boards and private equity #investors in the midst of the #coronavirus crisis include: Searching for younger C-suite #leaders with many years of experience managing large teams of virtual and remote workers with excellent financial results in all…

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Mentoring in the Age of Covid-19

Mickey Mandelbaum, Partner, Prosek Partners  Of all the havoc the pandemic has brought to the workplace, the one that worries me the most are the lessons and knowledge our younger colleagues are missing in the current work-from-home environment.  To be clear, I’m not talking about formal teach-ins or other company-wide meetings that can no longer…

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What’s Still Ahead for PR Professionals in 2020?

Valerie Christopherson, CEO and Founder of Global Results Communications While 2020 started with blurred vision as to what was to come, agency PR professionals focused on a new decade, new ways of communicating and providing strategies to meet their clients’ needs in an ever-changing digitally transforming world. Within the first quarter, the world was hit…

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Richard Levick – The Miracle on Pennsylvania Avenue

“When I look at history, literary and social, I find that I side pretty steadily with history’s eccentrics. I don’t mean all the mad astrologists and mystics […] but simply the mundane eccentrics who have stood on the sidelines with the game in progress, and made frosty remarks instead of cheering.” –Reed Whittemore, former U.S.…

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3 Tips to Retool Your Influencer Marketing During COVID-19

Adam Rossow, Co-Founder, Group RFZ With lockdowns driving up social media engagement, and influencers still creating content from home, influencer marketing remains a resilient strategy. However, it’s not business as usual. These tips can guide you through the reformulated world of influencer marketing during the pandemic.  Social media use among U.S. adults has risen significantly…

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