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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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Former AP Chief for Europe, Africa and Middle East Named Managing Partner at Top NYC Communications Firm

Dan Perry Joins Thunder11 to Expand Firm’s Public Affairs, Technology, and Health Care Expertise, and to Tap Israel’s Pipeline of Pathbreaking Companies  CommPRO Editorial Staff Thunder11 has named Dan Perry, a longtime foreign correspondent for The Associated Press, as Managing Partner.  Perry will focus on expanding the C-level strategic communications firm’s expertise in public affairs, tech…

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The Poignant Side of the Stimulus Stalemate

  Thomas J. Madden, Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group I had just distributed my latest MaddenMischief blog “Three Howls for Wily Wolf Versus Smiling Pelosi.” In it, I commended WOLF BLITZER for bravely holding the dug-in feet of mechanically-smiling speaker Pelosi to the fire on CNN for turning her back on President Trump’s $1.8 trillion stimulus offer…

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Ford Foundation Announces $180 Million in New Funding for U.S. Racial Justice Efforts

CommPRO Editorial Staff The Ford Foundation announced it has doubled its funding support for U.S.-based racial justice and civil rights groups with at least $180 million in new funding from the proceeds of the unprecedented sale of $1 billion in social bonds. The new funding significantly boosts Ford’s ongoing commitment to advancing racial equity at a critical time when…

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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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OP Ed: Distrust noun, the feeling that someone or something cannot be relied upon.

verb, doubt the honesty or reliability of; regard with suspicion. Current Definition: medical reports on President Trump condition. (Author’s Note: This is the sixth in a series of political articles for CommPRO.biz that I’ll be writing leading up to Election Day. FYI – My first public relations job was with a political firm, where I worked on local, statewide…

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Are We Living in a Fairy Tale? Time to Close the Book.

Leslie Grossman, Faculty Director, Executive Women’s Leadership, The George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership It’s been said by countless experts, that contrary to what many may believe, fairy tales are not good for kids.  Nor are they good for adults.  Fairy tales are stories that originally were not based on truth. Or were…

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Is It Safe Here?

Deanna Brown What inhibits the learning and evolution of a team? Safety. Throughout 2020, our collective safety has been upended in myriad ways, and it’s extremely evident in how teams are functioning with each other and overall in an organization. The events of this year have caused a new human to emerge; often vulnerable, uncertain,…

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Your Competitive Advantage is You

  Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency In 2016, I decided to launch a full-service agency. Many of my business colleagues and friends in the marketing communications industry warned of too much competition, the need to focus on a niche because they said, you can’t help everyone.  But competition was and is not my…

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Saying Good-Bye to A Woman of Courage

  Leslie Grossman, Faculty Director, Executive Women’s Leadership, The George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership I thought Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) would live forever…. or so I hoped and prayed. She heroically fought off cancer since 2009. She was a significant person and lived a significant life.  Even her passing was…

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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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Public Relations Student Society of America Announces National Competition to Promote Civility in Public Discourse 

CommPRO Editorial Staff The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), the foremost organization for students interested in the public relations and communications fields, today announced that its 2021 Bateman Case Study Competition will focus on reversing the corrosion of civility in American life and fostering more constructive and inclusive public discourse in all corners of…

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Affect Appoints Seasoned PR Executive, Jen Dobrzelecki, as Senior Vice President

CommPRO Editorial Staff Affect, a public relations agency specializing in technology, healthcare and professional services, today announced the appointment of Jen Dobrzelecki as Senior Vice President. Reporting to Sandra Fathi, president and founder of Affect, Dobrzelecki brings over 20 years of experience managing relevant, engaging and successful integrated communications programs for leading global brands to…

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Tuesday’s Children To Hold Virtual Rise Up for Resilience Gala

CommPRO Editorial Staff Tuesday’s Children is excited to announce our annual Rise Up for Resilience Gala, to be held on Thursday, September 17th. It will be an inspiring virtual evening to raise funds for families whose lives have been forever changed by terrorism, military conflict or mass violence. The event, which begins at 7:00 PM EST, is…

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