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Announcing Ragan’s Crisis Communications Awards finalists

PR Daily

This past year has not lacked in the crisis department. Congratulations to our list of finalists in this year’s Crisis Communications Awards! Headspace: Be Kind To Your Mind – Headspace COVID-19 PR & Communications. Entergy Corporation: Corporate Communications.

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Controlled Chaos: 86 Comms Pros Explain How Communications Work Has Changed

Sword and the Script

90% of comms pros surveyed say their work has changed some, and of those, 50% say communications work has changed significantly. Most communicators say the volume of work has grown, but so too has the variety of work. More crisis work. “A Actual and perceived crisis 24/7. “A

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‘A threat to the whole world’: CEO of Ukrainian PR firm fights on the front lines

PR Daily

From the Battle of Kharkiv to managing communications for the Territorial Defense Forces of Kyiv, Volodymyr Dehtyarov is fighting for his country. This Q&A with Volodymyr Dehtyarov , CEO of Newsfront Communications in Ukraine, has been lightly edited. Crisis Communications

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What inclusive language looks like for modern speechwriters

PR Daily

It’s also what happens when you successfully build community, or as Michael Franklin puts it, “a sense of belonging.” RELATED: Ragan’s Crisis Leadership Network is your go-to source before, during and post-crisis ].

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7 PR trends to follow for 2021

PR Daily

When it comes to content and building community, its essential to emphasize humanity, produce authentic video assets and lean on core values. Brand and communications leaders should be asking themselves: How is your brand relating to people’s actual psyches, emotions, and complexities?

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings: Marketing and communications manager—Palladium (New York). Internal communications manager—NetApp (California). Corporate communications director—Entercomm, parent company of Radio.com (New York). Public affairs director—WeWork (Texas). Corporate communications associate—General Mills (Minnesota). Public relations coordinator—Baptist Memorial Health Care (Tennessee).

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The value of the communications role: ‘We can either stoke a fire—or put it out’

PR Daily

As senior director of public affairs and brand communications for Kaiser Permanente, John Stratman is accustomed to constant change. Stratman manages six communicators and is responsible for Kaiser’s corporate communications serving the 3.3

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The 3 biggest mistakes in most crisis comms plans

PR Daily

I’ve seen a lot of crisis communications plans. Ninety percent of them get a couple of things right: They have a list of their comms team contacts, often with a phone tree so everyone gets called promptly when a crisis hits. They also lay out at least a few specific roles for the first comms team members who start working on the crisis. In a real crisis, time gets compressed. A crisis is a tough climate in which to operate. Crisis Communications

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How PR pros see 2021 as a year of opportunity for DE&I

PR Daily

For communicators looking to push for change on inclusion and equity, here’s why the experts argue that attention must be turned inward. And how are you doing things internally, not just externally?”. The internal work is harder.

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Marriott, Norwegian Air and more announce layoffs; Target, other chains offer special hours for at-risk shoppers, and EU asks Netflix to slow streaming

PR Daily

Also: More than half of all employees are preparing for job cuts, a PR agency offers its wire service for free, the importance of executive communication, and more. Marriott International said it is furloughing tens of thousands of its workers, some who will be laid off.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

It used data from the latest version of the 2018 Cost of Living Index from The Council for Community and Economic Research to compare the cost of goods and services in different cities across the U.S. which is headquartered there, seeks a marketing communications specialist. It summarizes the position: The Marketing Communications Specialist interfaces with key leaders and the sales force to ensure assigned projects and deliverables are executed seamlessly and on time.

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An inside look at AARP’s rapid response team

PR Daily

It’s a great unknown that we’re all dealing with,” said Reshma Mehta, director of grassroots advocacy at AARP, at Ragan’s Speechwriting and Public Affairs Virtual Conference on March 25. “It’s Focus on your people and community first before anything else.”.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us for our Leadership and Executive Communications Conference ]. Cisco is seeking a communications manager for Japan in Tokyo. See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings: Corporate communications director—Entercom, parent company of Radio.com (New York). Public relations manager—Amazon (California). Communications director—City of Austin (Texas). Public relations and marketing director—Volunteers of America, Colorado (Colorado).

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Facebook bets on video with new tools, Twitter to shut down Periscope, and Ally Bank offers New Year’s babies $250

PR Daily

Hello, communicators: The Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers and Milwaukee Bucks have joined forces with Microsoft to create the Equity League, which the organizations call “a new impact investment division of venture capital fund TitletownTech”: . CRISIS LEADERSHIP NETWORK.

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The risks and rewards of pursuing ESG priorities

PR Daily

Jessie Sitnick , VP of corporate and public affairs at Toronto-based Argyle , shared a wealth of tremendous guidance with Ragan’s Crisis Leadership Network members on the perils and benefits of pursuing an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) plan.

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Pornhub donates 50k masks and offers free subscriptions, digital platforms and tech partner to share COVID-19 information, and Tony Awards postponed

PR Daily

It’s a good example of appropriate marketing during the crisis: Focus on your audience and their needs, and marry your marketing message with a CSR effort. When a global human crisis happens, it is up to everyone to work together to help support the community.

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Crisis Management Lessons From Boeing’s 737 Max Disasters

PRSay

When two of Boeing’s new 737 MAX passenger jets crashed within five months of each other in late 2018 and early 2019, killing a total of 346 people in Ethiopia and Indonesia, the company faced the worst crisis in its 100-year history. Thought Leadership Crisis Communications crisis managemen

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Brands donate to frontline workers, Yelp pauses GoFundMe effort after backlash, and Ralph Lauren to make 250k masks

PR Daily

Using the #WaffleHouseIndexRed, you can not only see where you can get your breakfast fix, but also, how certain communities are faring during the pandemic. RELATED: Stream our Crisis Communications Virtual Conference on March 31—without leaving your desk ]. Crisis response tips.

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Pepsi’s new catchphrase, TikTok’s transparency report, and the best times to post on social media

PR Daily

for our Speechwriting & Public Affairs Conference ]. Through regular updates, we aim to give our community the opportunity to better understand the actions we take on their behalf and evaluate us based on up-to-date information. …

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Scores of music lovers will flock to Chicago this weekend for Lollapalooza, and you could intern for the organization behind the festival, if you land this week’s featured position. C3 Presents, the Texas-based company behind the festival, is looking for a digital marketing intern in Austin, Texas. See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings: Director of communications, employee experience and community engagement—Transamerica (Colorado).

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Brands can no longer be neutral

PR Daily

Pick almost any public affairs issue out of a hat and Richard Levick will not only share his unvarnished opinion but he will back it up with a passionate accounting of historical truths that make the listener a true believer.

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6 takeaways from the crises of 2020

PR Daily

The usual roundup of crisis stories from the past year—something of a tradition at PR Daily—feels a bit superfluous this year. The COVID-19 crisis, the social justice movement in the wake of the George Floyd murder and the presidential election pretty much sum up the year.

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Ragan celebrates its Top Women in Communications honorees for 2022 in NYC

PR Daily

The honorees for Ragan and PR Daily’s Top Women in Communications Awards for 2022 include young pros making a name for themselves and wise veterans celebrating accomplished careers and everything in between. to the Top Women in Communications Hall of Fame for 2022.

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Announcing PR Daily’s 2020 Nonprofit PR Awards finalists

PR Daily

Children’s Health 2019 Beyond ABC Campaign Builds Critical Dialogue to Addresses Mental Health Crisis, Children’s Health. Community-Nonprofit Partnership. Crisis Communications Campaign. Public Affairs, Washington University in St. Digital Publication.

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Announcing Ragan’s PR Daily Awards finalists

PR Daily

The finalists in Ragan’s PR Daily Awards represent the organizations, communications teams and agencies who created engaging and beneficial campaigns, projects, initiatives and content that led to success for their organizations or clients this past year. Community Relations Campaign.

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Communications Week welcomes comms leaders to advisory board

PR Daily

So much has changed for communicators and business leaders in 2021. It’s an amazing time to be a communicator, but to keep their seat at the table, communicators must become adept agents of change for their organization. Jenny Caven, Director of External Affairs, Slimming World.

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Top Women in Communications honorees for 2022 announced by Ragan, PR Daily

PR Daily

Hundreds of candidates entered Ragan and PR Daily’s 2022 global awards program that celebrates the top women in the communications field. Honorees include PR and communications veterans, rising stars of the profession, mentors and superstars that hold the community together.

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Communications Week welcomes comms leaders to 2022 Advisory Board

PR Daily

As the comms industry continues to chart its path in the wake of the pandemic and so many other changes, Communications Week promises a vital conversation on the future of the profession. Here’s a look at these distinguished industry leaders: Diane Schwartz, CEO, Ragan Communications.

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Dogs drive online engagement for UPS, Girl Scouts offer cookies with a message, and Facebook defends stance on political ads

PR Daily

The accounts’ continued high engagement numbers attest to the power of employee ambassadors and organically grown online communities. for our Speechwriting & Public Affairs Conference ].

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13 Fortunate Truths about PR

PR Matters

To stay relevant over time―as with any communications discipline―PR must evolve and address new challenges and developments [ Tweet Quote ]. The purpose of PR is genuinely unique , because it’s the only profession solely concerned with the protection and growth of an organization’s and/or individual’s reputation through credible communication [ Tweet Quote ]. A crisis is, by default, a reputation issue. Preparing all communications content.

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13 Truths About PR ? How Many Do You Believe In?

PR Matters

To stay relevant over time―as with any communications discipline―PR must evolve and address new challenges and developments [ Tweet Quote ]. The purpose of PR is genuinely unique , because it’s the only profession solely concerned with the protection and growth of an organization’s and/or individual’s reputation through credible communication [ Tweet Quote ]. A crisis is, by default, a reputation issue. Preparing all communications content.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

For recent college grads looking to move where opportunities flourish, here are openings in the top five cities: HCA Healthcare is looking for a communication marketing coordinator in Austin. Girl Scouts of America is in need of a communications specialist in Houston. Port San Antonio is on the lookout for a communications and events specialist. CoverMyMeds is searching for a public relations specialist in Columbus, Ohio. PR intern (Chicago)—The Havas Group (Illinois).

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Why ROI and PR are like Oil and Water

Doctor Spin

Example: An organisation faces a severe crisis, but the PR function manages the situation perfectly and minimises the loss of a) net income and b) brand value. Corporate Comms Public Relations 2022 StakeholdersROI and PR are like oil and water — they don’t mix well.

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Announcing Ragan’s 2020 PR Daily Awards

PR Daily

The finalists in Ragan’s 2020 PR Daily Awards represent the organizations and communications teams behind the best communications campaigns, projects, initiatives and content from the past year. Campaigns, PR Events and Publications. Community Relations Campaign.

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Going Beyond Media Relations: Other Services Solo PR Pros Can Offer

Solo PR Pro

A big misconception about public relations is that the only thing PR pros do is media relations. One of the coolest things about working in public relations is that the industry is constantly evolving, and there are many opportunities to utilize different skill sets when working with clients.

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Singles’ Day poised to break records, WarnerMedia announces layoffs, and Whole Foods partners with Progressive to offer a ‘Turkey Protection Plan’

PR Daily

Hello, communicators: ABC’s “Jeopardy” announced that it would air the final 35 episodes featuring Alex Trebek, who died on Sunday after fighting pancreatic cancer. CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS. CRISIS LEADERSHIP NETWORK. Ortega, public affairs officer for the U.S.

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3 ways to effectively counter bad news

PR Daily

As communicators, we strive to tell positive, empowering stories from our clients. In watching this crisis unfold, communicators and consumers alike asked: What should Tide do? shared their crisis situations and some key learnings. for the Crisis Communications Conference.]. It’s been said many times: The best time to prepare for a crisis is before you have one. There is often an intense push and pull between internal stakeholders.

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Twitter, Google and Walmart address COVID-19, MSNBC anchor resigns on air, and Recording Academy fires chief

PR Daily

We are disappointed that bad actors are attempting to artificially raise prices on basic need products during a global health crisis and, in line with our long-standing policy, have recently blocked or removed tens of thousands of offers. What’s the career path of a social media communicator?

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Maximising resilience of health and well-being assets in crisis situations

PR Conversations

The following is the result of our subsequent shared musings concerning the impact of crisis situations on the health and well-being of public relations practitioners. Heather: Catherine, you mentioned that communicators working to help others during and after natural disasters in recent years in New Zealand may be suffering the same effects as the people they are trying to assist, yet have to suppress their emotions, seemingly indefinitely, in order to get the job done.

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Practical perspective of PR management

PR Conversations

The 2017 European Communications Monitor report has been published recently detailing challenges facing strategic communicators in 50 countries. My friends know that I work in public relations. In my experience, employees from Communications department spend their lives performing the following functions: 1. Public relations professional strives to create a positive reputation for his/her client with the help of information materials.

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