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Announcing PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards finalists

PR Daily

The work from PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards finalists checked all the boxes. We called on communications pros, organizations and agencies from across the globe to share their innovative campaigns, events, pitches and strategies—and they did not disappoint. Today, we’re excited to announce PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards finalists. Crisis or Reputation Management Campaign. Santa Fe Crisis, University of Texas Medical Branch.

How a PR agency can contribute to your communications strategy, and how to select the right agency for your business

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A strong PR agency that aligns with and understands your business can be an invaluable strategic adviser and resource for your brand in this endeavor. However, not all brand and PR agency relationships are created equal. Why work with a PR agency, and is it right for your organization?

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PR agencies must look inward amid race to counsel brands on climate

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So an agency simply can’t market itself as a ‘green’ agency while taking money from clients actively working counter to that ethos.”. An agency should never mislead their own clients about who they are; it serves no one in the long run,” says Yaverbaum. “In

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Announcing PR Daily’s 2018 Media Relations Awards finalists

PR Daily

In today’s rapidly changing media industry landscape, communicators have to adjust and adapt on the run. We’re excited to announce PR Daily’s 2018 Media Relations Awards finalists. Motivating the Modern Millennial Homebuyer with Relatable Insights, Bank of America, Bank of America in partnership with Burson-Marsteller. Beyond Ad Trade: Elevating The Trade Desk as a Key Player in the Media and Tech Ecosystem, 5W Public Relations and The Trade Desk.

10 crisis communications steps when you don’t have a plan

PR Daily

In the midst of COVID-19, every organization has become a crisis communicator. Restaurants are turning to social media to encourage customers to dine local. Sure, some organizations have crisis communication plans or PR agencies they can turn to when the unexpected happens.

How short-term and long-term crisis responses require different mindsets

PR Daily

The immediate need to play defense, provide robust media relations and careful holding statements can differ from the strategic approach required for long-term management. Modern crisis management and mitigation have become exceedingly complex. The crisis strategist?

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Why it’s important to prepare for a PR crisis

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In the midst of a crisis, reputations that have been so hard to build can be easily destroyed and the effects can be hard to undo. It doesn’t take much to provoke a crisis, sometimes just a simple mistake on social media can be enough.

Facebook launches ‘Privacy Checkup,’ most agencies offer social media services, and Starbucks closes 2,000 stores in China

PR Daily

The social media platform is prompting almost 2 billion members worldwide to review their privacy and data-sharing settings in a feature called “ Privacy Checkup ” and its “ Off-Facebook Activity ” tool. Many organizations work with PR and marketing agencies to secure social media success.

Why These PR Campaigns Received International Accolades at Cannes

5W PR

The entries tend to run the gamut in public relations, from fun interactions to creative engagement, to artful apologies, and recently recognized campaigns included all of the above. McDonald’s debuted a new look in celebration of International Women’s Day when the company “flipped” its iconic Golden Arches logo, turning the internationally-known “M” into a stylized “W” in honor of women.

Hong Kong seeks to hire PR crisis firm—but finds no takers

PR Daily

The city discovered that no global agency was ready to mop up its reputational mess as pro-democracy protestors have revealed cracks in public perception of the Asian business hub. Hong Kong learned the hard way how hard it can be to hire a crisis management team in the middle of an emergency. The Holmes Report revealed that not a single global agency could be persuaded to take the beleaguered city’s case.

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Future of PR and social media for International Air Transport Association crisis communications conference

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Stuart Bruce speaking at the IATA Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age conference. (c) This morning I gave a keynote at the global ‘Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age’ conference in Istanbul. And thank you Aaron for that fascinating insight into how social media has changed journalism. My name is Stuart Bruce and I’ve been tasked with speaking to you about the future of social media and its impact on public relations.

Deloitte closes UK offices in remote work shift, AMC Theaters highlight safety, and 31% of PR agencies see social media as top revenue driver

PR Daily

Spotify’s social media team started out the week by sharing the top songs streamed around the world from Oct. The social media team for Domino’s Pizza in India shared a video by Dr. Shriram Nene, in which the physician discussed whether food delivery was safe during COVID-19.

Chief empathy officers; Managing media requests; Employee burnout; and more

PR Daily

Here’s a roundup of the week’s crisis communication news for communicators. Here are the top 10 tips and takeaways from the week ending April 10 taken from our Crisis Communications Daily newsletter. How should you prioritize media requests in the current crisis?

Brands celebrate International Women’s Day, Hollywood Foreign Press issues DE&I commitments, and 60% of Google searches are on a mobile device

PR Daily

Here are today’s top stories: Brands celebrate International Women’s Day. Many social media and brand managers are tweeting messages of empowerment and inspiration for International Women’s Day. CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS. CRISIS LEADERSHIP NETWORK.

How and why the ‘mixternal’ comms trend is accelerating

PR Daily

With COVID-19 and remote work putting the spotlight on employee experience, close collaboration between internal and external communications has become paramount. Internal communications has never been more important for brand reputation and external positioning.

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Eight Ideas to Unlearn this Summer: A Communicator’s Checklist

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Crisis Management Digital PR General Internal Communication Media Relations Media Training Social Media Staffing and Management agencies clients customer service Internal Communications media relations Millennials professional development social mediaSand between your tanned toes and the relaxing sound of waves hitting the shore. Happy hour that begins at 4pm (it’s 5’oclock somewhere). Visiting new places.

Is Integrated Communications the Holy Grail or Just Cheap Talk?

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Communications Crisis Management Digital PR Internal Communication Measurement Media Relations PR Insiders PR News Blogger Network Research Social Media Staffing and Management Water Cooler agencies budgeting crisis management future of PR integrated communications marketing omnichannel platinum pr PRGrowing up, most of us were encouraged by our parents and teachers to play well in the sandbox, to share our toys and pay attention in class.

A roadmap to impactful collaboration with your PR agency

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Working with a PR agency can help you better understand your market, expand your network of valuable connections, bring in fresh ideas and extra resources, and, as a result, run a more successful communications operation. media relations, crisis management, social media, etc.)

Zoom chief focuses on winning back trust, Hobby Lobby closes and furloughs most employees, and Apple makes COVID-19 face shields

PR Daily

Good morning, communicators: Agency Berlin Cameron launched an effort to help small business owners struggling to stay afloat during the current crisis. How can you share your skills and expertise to help those struggling with their crisis responses? CRISIS LEADERSHIP BOARD.

How—and why—truth is at the center of purpose-driven communication

PR Daily

O’Brien, managing partner, EMEA for Omnicom’s One Hundred Agency, has co-written a book with David Gallagher, president of international growth and development for Omnicom, examining the role of purpose in today’s communications.

Promoting tourism PR amid a global pandemic

PR Daily

have scrambled since restrictions were implemented in the spring to balance maintaining brand position and reputation with the ethics of promoting travel amid a global health crisis. RELATED: Join us for our virtual Business Fluency Boot Camp for Communicators ].

International Conference Preview: Frank X. Shaw Talks Diversity, Disruption and 10 Years at Microsoft

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In anticipation of his keynote address at PRSA’s 2019 International Conference in San Diego on Oct. How did your time in the Marine Corps prepare you for agency and corporate life? There’s the leadership and management standpoint; at a relatively young age you are responsible for leading a group of people. Then there’s the specific technical skills of media relations and internal communications. And all those things come into play at an agency.

22 ways to earn recognition for your CSR efforts

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Social Media Campaign. Grand Prize: Agency of the Year. Crisis Communications Employee Engagement Internal Communications Marketing Media Relations PR PR Daily Awards corporate social responsibility awards CSR awardsPR Daily’s 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards will showcase top organizations doing their best to make a positive impact on the world. Is the world a better place thanks to your efforts?

The importance of civility for brand reputation in 2020

PR Daily

With snark and vitriol reaching historic levels in online discourse, brands and PR agencies should consider level-setting for basic civility and decorum in their messages. Gen Z is happy to share that clip or piece of information and use social media as a news aggregator.

Eight Ideas to Unlearn this Summer: A Communicator’s Checklist

PR News

Crisis Management Digital PR General Internal Communication Media Relations Media Training Social Media Staffing and Management agencies clients customer service Internal Communications media relations Millennials professional development social mediaSand between your tanned toes and the relaxing sound of waves hitting the shore. Happy hour that begins at 4pm (it’s 5’oclock somewhere). Visiting new places.

For PR pros in a crowded news environment, focus on the ‘why’

PR Daily

Experts at our recent Media Relations and Measurement virtual conference share tips on how to get audiences to stop doomscrolling—and spend more time with their stories and offerings. Explore media angles outside of the obvious,” Daher adds.

Crisis Management 101: Shark Week Case Study, Pt. 1

Shift Communications

Thanks to Google Trends , we know interest in the term “shark attack” is set to increase drastically as searches for “shark week” do: According to The Florida Museum of Natural History’s International Shark Attack File, 2016 saw 84 unprovoked shark attacks, which is on par with the average 82 incidents a year. Anyone Could Need Crisis Management (…and at Anytime). is suffering a crisis. Media training. Owned media/messaging. Media relations.

As masks come off, what are the implications for PR?

PR Daily

Mark: Well, Tina, now that most of the United States is free to go unmasked, what are the implications for public relations? Tina: It will be interesting to see how companies handle the ever-changing guidelines from federal, state, and local agencies.

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Amazon’s leaked memo, Engagement tips from the YMCA, Bird’s HR disaster, and more

PR Daily

Here’s a roundup of the week’s crisis communication news for communicators. Here are the top 10 tips and takeaways from the week ending April 3 taken from our Crisis Communications Daily newsletter. HR must take a leadership role during this crisis.

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9 lessons from HIMSS’ COVID-19 strategy

PR Daily

There were record numbers of broadcast, national and top-tier industry media scheduled to attend, as well as a rich attendee news lineup with several hundred new products being introduced. RELATED: Showcase your crisis comms work ].

Why you must prepare for crises beyond COVID-19

PR Daily

Never in my almost 40 years of crisis management experience have I ever I have seen an America more prone to erupt in new crises than right now. FREE DOWNLOAD: Keep your cool in a crisis with these 13 tips ]. due to disaster, internal infrastructure failure).

CDC stresses caution with new relaxed travel guidelines, Facebook deals with resurfaced data leak, and Florida issues state of emergency over waste water leak

PR Daily

” Communicators should work with internal stakeholders to anticipate what regulators in your industry will demand from your business. Conduct your own oversight and craft messaging that addresses your internal resources for oversight before regulators are even encouraged to step in.

Why good comms practices are more important than ever

PR Daily

How can communicators help their stakeholders and audiences through the current crisis around COVID-19? Pitching relevant information to reporters, making sure your information is timely and accurate, and other time-honored traditions of the PR trade are even more important in a crisis.

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How future pros see the emergence of virtual conferences

PR Daily

For example, in October, PRSA and PRSSA presented ICON 2020, the first all-virtual International Conference for both organizations. RELATED: Join us for our virtual Business Fluency Boot Camp for Communicators ].

Jackson Spalding’s Joanna Singleton: ‘Channel the resilience’

PR Daily

RELATED: Showcase your crisis comms work ]. At Jackson Spalding, our aim is to be the most trusted and respected agency. This year, many agencies have made internal changes and collaborated with our clients on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.

How to build community during the current global pandemic

PR Daily

Communications professionals play a unique role in times of crisis, usually because they are some of the first called into action as their organizations develop a response. However, COVID-19 is testing the boundaries of our typical crisis playbook.

Tokyo Olympics clarifies foreign spectator ban, Miami Beach declares state of emergency over spring break crowds, and Facebook makes first PR announcement on Clubhouse

PR Daily

Also: CDC relaxes physical distancing measures for schools, TikTok ‘aggressively banned’ violent videos in Myanmar, PR pros crave agencies with global reach, and more. CRISIS LEADERSHIP NETWORK. Image courtesy of IBA International. CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS.

Why ‘connections’ are important now more than ever

PR Daily

Each year my agency hosts a cross-industry event, known as Communications Week , for the PR, marketing and media industries. More evidently, companies and agencies have made a distinct shift from brand-driven communications to purpose-driven communications.

Sponsors offer support for Naomi Osaka, how internet access poses questions for PR messaging, and the FDA defends untested Alzheimer’s drug

PR Daily

2 ranked women’s tennis player in the world Naomi Osaka dropped out of the French Open last week citing bouts of depression and anxiety over media interviews, several sponsors have released statements of support for Osaka’s decision and applauded her for prioritizing her mental health.

5 keys to navigate vexing workplace discourse

PR Daily

FREE DOWNLOAD: The Future of Media Relations Special Report ]. Marketers, agencies and employees don’t all share the same political views. Christy Hiler is president of Cornett , a Kentucky-based creative agency.