Remote lawmaking changes the game for public affairs pros

PR Daily

Ron Bonjean, a partner at Rokk Solutions, explains it this way: Lawmakers have long relied on local news to identify the needs of constituents and communicate their priorities back to their communities.

Public affairs vs. public relations: What is the difference?

PR Daily

People often struggle with the difference between public affairs and public relations, yet distinguishing the two can be crucial to an organization’s efficiency. Both qualify in building relationships with the public and implementing strategies and campaigns, but their methods and goals differ. Public affairs relates to matters that concern the public directly. Messaging tends to be less commercial and short-term in the world of public affairs.

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Astroturfing has no place in modern public relations or public affairs

Stephen Waddington

Propaganda has no place in modern public affairs or public relations. Community building on Facebook is often used by brands and organisations as a means of building support for a campaign. It corrodes trust and pollutes public discourse. Astroturfing should be called out in the strongest terms. Lobbying firm CTF has allegedly run social media campaigns on behalf of its clients that appeared to originate from grassroot activities.

Ranger Scott Gediman on the Ferguson Fire and 22 Years as Yosemite Park’s Public Affairs Officer

PRSay

Over his 22 years as public affairs officer at Yosemite National Park , Scott Gediman has experienced a myriad of crises on the job, from floods and rock falls to hantavirus outbreaks. “It The closure affected both the park and the surrounding communities during the height of the summer visitor season. Here in the public affairs office there are just two of us — there used to be five, and then there were four, and then three.

Why You Should Consider Hiring Military Service Members and Veterans in Your Organization

PRSay

A Military and Veterans Community where those interested in joining can create an open dialogue for engagement to engage can do so. You can find this community online within the MyPRSA member section through this link.

3 Ways to Expand Your Reach Within the Hispanic Community

Cision

In addition to this, the term “Hispanic” incorporates a very large group of people with varying cultures and lifestyles, and it’s important to understand the individual, unique subgroups within the community as a whole. Even something as simple as geographic location plays an essential role in the importance and relevance of sending press releases to certain areas, especially when considering the Hispanic community.

Winning better relations with the community

PR Conversations

One of the notable developments of scholarship in public relations in recent years has been an increased focus on its role in society. James W Irwin, author of the next chapter being serialised from the 1948 book, Your Public Relations, was a member of one such group, The Wise Men , an invitation-only network of PR counsellors informally founded in 1938 in the New York apartment of John W Hill, another of the book’s authors. publicity and advertising.

The Chief Reputation Officer (CRO): A New Seat At The C-Suite Table

Reputation Us

Managing your reputation crosses over communications, public affairs and public relations. Build and maintain strong partnerships with key stakeholders among the market and communities you serve. Having a favorable reputation has been proven financially valuable and overall critical to an organization. Statistics from our 2019 survey on the Importance of Corporate Reputation quantify this.

Winning better relations with the community

PR Conversations

One of the notable developments of scholarship in public relations in recent years has been an increased focus on its role in society. James W Irwin, author of the next chapter being serialised from the 1948 book, Your Public Relations, was a member of one such group, The Wise Men , an invitation-only network of PR counsellors informally founded in 1938 in the New York apartment of John W Hill, another of the book’s authors. publicity and advertising.

Purdah communication and resource rules

Stephen Waddington

Purdah places restrictions on government and public bodies during elections. In a case last week the Government came under fire for spending public money on Facebook ads targeted at voters in marginal constitutions announced in September. Purdah covers civil servants of Government departments, local government, and the board members and staff of public bodies, and arm’s length organisations. Social media and blogs updating the public with essential information may continue.

Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) nominates Sonia Diaz a ‘Transformational Communicator’

PR Daily

Diaz, senior vice president of Balsera Communication, a national public affairs and strategic communications firm based in Coral Gables, Florida, and president of the Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA), has been nominated a “Transformational Communicator” by the association.

A Navy Leader on the Role of Accreditation in Developing Strategic Communicators

PRSay

Navy Chief of Information, is the first flag officer and senior active duty officer to earn Accreditation in Public Relations and Military Communication (APR+M). What specific areas of public relations in the APR credentialing process directly relate to military public affairs officers?

How NASA uses mixternal communications for moonshots and turkey trouble

PR Daily

But Blessing and her team realized there was an opportunity to use much of the internal executive communications to tell an external story that held NASA accountable, ensuring there was transparency around the turkey turmoil and that the surrounding community understood what was happening.

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

PR Daily

In July, after four months of war, I was assigned to the Public Affairs Unit of the Command of Territorial Defense Forces in Kyiv. We report directly to the chief of staff and chief commanders of the Territorial Defense Forces, who are very involved with the publicity efforts.

Do Companies Bear Responsibility to Address ‘Environmental Justice’?

PRSay

According to a study by Golin , Black Americans are 75 percent more likely to live near commercial facilities that produce noise, odor, traffic or emissions that directly affect their communities.

Transformational CSR: When a pro-bono client metamorphizes into a cultural change agent within an agency

Waxing UnLyrical

For most companies, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) means giving back to the surrounding community. Companies choose to give because it’s the right thing to do, and it directly impacts the communities in which their employees live and work. They then approached SA to create a public awareness campaign to help reduce the stillbirth rate in the state of Iowa. Dawn Buzynski leads the award-winning public relations team at Strategic America.

How governments use social media tools in times of crisis

PR Daily

Speaking at Ragan’s recent Speechwriters and Public Affairs Virtual Conference, City of Kansas City, Missouri’s April Leonard offered essential tips. Handling that responsibly was her topic for Ragan’s Speechwriters and Public Affairs Virtual Conference on March 31.

Meet PRSA Board of Directors Nominee Jacqueline ‘Jackie’ Clark, APR, Fellow PRSA

PRSay

Region, Government Relations & Public Affairs. Alma mater: Undergrad: University of Missouri; Graduate: Hauptmann School of Public Affairs, Park University. It is such a blessing to have the time, treasure and knowledge to be able to invest in organizations focused on education, social welfare and my faith community. John Elsasser is PRSA’s publications director and editor-in-chief of its award-winning publication, Strategies & Tactics.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2020 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards finalists

PR Daily

Community Engagement. HOAresources, Community Associations Institute and Revmade. DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Education, Schmidt Public Affairs. Social Influencer Program, American Public University System. Back To Whole, Rachel Kay Public Relations.

50 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Public Affairs Specialist , DC Dept. of Public Works, Washington, DC – apply by Jan. Public Affairs Specialist , FEMA, Washington, DC – apply by Jan. Public Information Officer 2 , Ohio State Highway Patrol, Franklin County, OH – apply by Jan. Public Affairs Specialist , US Agency for International Development, Washington, DC – apply by Jan.

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How brand journalism is changing, according to TD Bank’s Chad Mitchell

PR Daily

The VP of corporate & public affairs and head of content & digital platforms for the Canada-based bank shares his secrets for brand journalism in 2022.

Teamwork Is a Contact Sport

Waxing UnLyrical

The modern-day work environment doesn’t do a whole lot to help the situation either , especially for those of us who work in public relations and find ourselves communicating more and more via social media platforms. One of my favorite career memories is of a (much-earlier) Army Recruiting Command public affairs office where one of us would float an idea for a promotional campaign and the other four members of the team would chime in with their thoughts.

What PR pros should learn from the courage of whistleblowers

PR Daily

AMEC’s Johna Burke analyzes the comms lessons from the book ‘A Sacred Duty’, a look at one PR pro’s efforts to fight government corruption and a public smear campaign. In the end, she won—and her perseverance earned her the prestigious PRSA Public Relations Professional of the year honors.

Latin American PR Leaders on New Communication Essentials

PRSay

July is Global Affairs Month at PRSA. Gallo, head of communications and public affairs, Latin America, at the Zurich Insurance Group. Thought Leadership global Global Affairs Latin AmericaLearn more about the programming here.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2021 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards finalists

PR Daily

Community Engagement. RIESTER Public Affairs: Cancer Buzz Podcast. RIESTER Public Affairs: Public Health Review Podcast. Public Affairs Campaign. Public Relations Campaign.

Enter to win one of Ragan’s Top Agencies Awards

PR Daily

Community Champion. Public Affairs/Government. Get the plaudits, recognition and hardware your team deserves. Your agency—or agency partner—deserves recognition for such remarkable dedication to its client(s)’ success this past year.

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Mars Wrigley’s Allyson Park shares top skills for rising comms pros

PR Daily

I believe careers are a bit like a chess game,” Allyson Park, global vice president of corporate affairs for Mars Wrigley, shared in an interview with our DePaul University graduate class. The global vice president and mother offers advice for aspiring leaders to build their careers.

5 ways your organization can highlight workforce development on Labor Day

PR Daily

The COVID-19 public health crisis certainly hasn’t made it any easier to upskill workers that employers are looking for. These efforts will help burnish your reputation, earn community goodwill and improve your standing in future public policy debates. As the U.S.

Announcing Ragan’s PR Daily Awards finalists

PR Daily

Community Relations Campaign. Nickerson: Weston Community Relations. Otis Worldwide Corporation: Made to Move Communities. UC Davis Health: Public Affairs & Marketing Response to COVID-19. Yale School of Public Health: 2020 Year in Review.

Ragan honors the 2022 Diversity Awards in NYC: list of winners

PR Daily

Community Relations and Engagement. OCTA & FSB Public Affairs: OCTA Diverse Communities Trust Building Campaign. Santa Cruz Community Credit Union: SCCCU Commitment to DEI. Winners were celebrated at a special awards luncheon in New York City on July 14.

3 ways to add pizazz to your press release’s headline

PR Daily

for our Speechwriting & Public Affairs Conference ]. Community cares. Rather than, Organization X holds annual fundraising event, how about, Organization X raises 20% more money to benefit Houston community. Kristen Quinn is the public relations director at Paige PR.

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. Public affairs is a roller coaster ride. Kaiser Permanente’s senior comms leader offers prescription for success.

Announcing Ragan’s Employee Communications Awards finalists

PR Daily

Community Relations. Talcott Resolution: 2020 Community Involvement Response. UMass Memorial Health Care: Office of Community Health Transformation and Community Benefits/Anchor Mission. Global Communications and Public Affairs Executive/Leadership Communication.

45 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Public Affairs Specialist , Administrative Office of the US Courts, Washington, DC – apply by Sept. Coordinator, Programs & Operations with Center for Community Engagement & Service , American University, Washington, DC. Designer, University Publications , American University, Washington, DC. Public Safety Information Officer , Fairfax County, Fairfax, VA – apply by Sept.

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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.” With Speechwriters of Color, I hope to bring more underrepresented communities into the speechwriting and executive communications field,” Franklin says.

Q&A with Kivvit CIO Zach Silber on distilling data for their clients

NewsWhip

Zach is the Chief Innovation Officer at Kivvit, a national data-driven public affairs & strategic communications agency. Kivvit specializes in data-driven public affairs work, reputation management, and crisis communications.

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Exploring the modern corporate communication function

Stephen Waddington

The Institute for Public Relations and PR NEWS have published a study of corporate communication teams and their contribution to organisations. The corporate communication or public relations function is underserved an area of study, in contrast with other areas of management.

How to measure the impact of communications during COVID-19

PR Daily

It enables an organization to stay in touch with community stakeholders and participate in the conversation around an all-consuming crisis. Tamra Johnson, Assistant Vice President of Public Affairs for American Property Casualty Insurance Association.

58 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist , DC Dept. Manager, Operations Communications , DC Public Schools, Washington, DC. Social Media Specialist , Northern Virginia Community College, Fairfax, VA – apply by May 29. Senior Specialist, Public Relations , American Bar Association, Washington, DC. Coordinator, Public Affairs , American Wood Council, Washington, DC.

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

PR Daily

Ria Carlson brings more than 20 years of experience as a top communications officer at publicly traded corporations to her work in higher education. Judy Clayton Sanchez, Senior Director Corporate Communications & Public Affairs, U.S. Community Givers.