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.

ICON 2022 Recap: How DE&I Helps Optimize Talent and Build Teams for the U.S. Military


Air Force (retired) and is now director of inclusive communities for Amazon. military approaches diversity, equity and inclusion and about the importance of storytelling to communicate an organization’s messages. Part of the storytelling challenge, Evans said, is that “it’s more about the organization than about individuals themselves. Thought Leadership DE&I ICON 2022 Inclusion military military public affairs


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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.

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. PR Industry Storytelling The Workplace

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.

10 Top Media Trends for 2021

PR Daily

With social distancing in place, it was now necessary for all but rare exceptions, and for public relations professionals, this meant training clients to make skype interviews interesting. RELATED: Join us for our Speechwriters & Public Affairs Virtual Conference ].

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Comms pros’ predictions for 2023: Purpose, people and the future of PR

PR Daily

In 2023, PR pros can expect growing expectation from communities and consumers that every sector (for-profit, government, nonprofit) and industry actively participate in communities where they conduct business. We asked PR pros what they see for the year ahead. This is what they said.

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.

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. RELATED: Join us for our Speechwriters & Public Affairs Virtual Conference ].

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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.

Cisco, Maxwell PR, Alibaba Group lead the way among Digital Marketing Awards winners

PR Daily

Its 12-week digital marketing campaign also included editorials, earned media coverage, community outreach events and sponsorships. Also, Schmidt Public Affairs won in two categories, Marketing Campaign and Public Affairs Campaign.

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

PR Daily

Rachel Noerdlinger, managing director at Mercury Public Affairs , offers “equity” as an example of a word that must be clearly defined to ensure progress in the workplace. RELATED: Join us for Ragan's Storytelling in Disruptive Times Webinar ].

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.

Crucial messaging advice to consider ahead of an unprecedented holiday season

PR Daily

We’re working with several clients on pre-holiday messages for employees that remind them of the risks of attending large, extended family gatherings,” says Rick Lyke, executive vice president and managing director of public relations and public affairs for Mower.

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.

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.”.

How small nudges can change the world

PR Daily

Many communicators are hoping to make a difference in their community, whether through education or persuasion. For communicators—especially those working in issue advocacy and public affairs—this has meaningful implications. Branding External Communications Media Relations PR Industry Social Media Storytelling Visual & Video Communications Writing & Editing

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

Beginning March 16, 2020, 3BL Media will waive fees to use CSRwire for public service, non-commercial press releases that are contributing to the COVID-19 response. Consider how your organization can pitch in, and focus your messages on how you’re helping your communities.

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

PR Daily

When a global human crisis happens, it is up to everyone to work together to help support the community. We have always been a global community, hosting over 130,000 models from every corner of the earth. It’s donating both to its local community as well as organizations globally.

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

PR Daily

The effort highlights the power of partnerships to create meaningful change within communities and drive purpose-led communications. But each video that’s created is also posted to a public “Collab” feed, where people can view and play along with it if they choose.

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.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2020 Nonprofit PR Awards finalists

PR Daily

Community-Nonprofit Partnership. Public Affairs, Washington University in St. Public Affairs, Washington University in St. Western Golf Association Evans Scholars Foundation, Dittoe Public Relations. Community Corner, The Lundquist Institute.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us for our Brand Storytelling & Content Marketing Conference at Disneyland. ]. Public affairs director—WeWork (Texas). Public relations coordinator—Baptist Memorial Health Care (Tennessee). Public relations manager—Lands’ End (Wisconsin). Communications and public relations associate—Eataly (Canada). Public relations graduate internship—Golin (Illinois). Public affairs specialist—U.S.

Beam Suntory’s Clarkson Hine highlights the value of writing for comms pros

PR Daily

As senior vice president of corporate communications and public affairs, Clarkson Hine has established himself as an indispensable piece of the Beam Suntory puzzle. Storytelling. Being an exceptional storyteller is a significant advantage in communications.

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.

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

PR Daily

My job is all about storytelling,” Thomas said. “Your job is all about storytelling. Ria Carlson brings more than 20 years of experience as a top communications officer at publicly traded corporations to her work in higher education. Community Givers.

Make sure your media pitch serves a diverse audience

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us March 31 for our 35th annual Speechwriting & Public Affairs Virtual Conference ]. When looking to improve diverse storytelling, Kho recommended that communicators always try to source as many voices as possible.

Communications Week welcomes comms leaders to advisory board

PR Daily

She is a former national president of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and is a social media co-chair for the PRSA Technology Section. Andrew Bowins, SVP of Communications & Public Affairs, Entertainment Software Association.

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. …

3 tips for finding your executive’s voice as a ghostwriter

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us March 31 for our 35th annual Speechwriting & Public Affairs Virtual Conference ]. Their edits—especially embellishing with personal anecdotes and storytelling—make the writing come alive, tapping into what makes your source unique.

Announcing Ragan’s 2021 Video, Visual & Virtual Awards finalists

PR Daily

TD Bank: TD Bank Corporate and Public Affairs. TD Bank: TD Bank Corporate and Public Affairs. YMCA of the USA: Transforming Spaces, Helping Communities. TD Bank: TD Bank Corporate and Public Affairs. TD Bank: TD Bank Corporate and Public Affairs.

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

PR Daily

Honorees include PR and communications veterans, rising stars of the profession, mentors and superstars that hold the community together. Ria Carlson brings more than 20 years of experience as a top communications officer at publicly traded corporations to her work in higher education.

PR Daily honors the 2022 Social Media & Digital Awards winners. See the full list.

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Herbalife Nutrition: I Am Herbalife Nutrition Blog: Powerful Storytelling That Defines Our Company. Community Engagement. Winner: Vital Strategies: Reimagine Public Health. Digital Community Engagement. Klick Health: Community Unity. Public Affairs Campaign.

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

PR Daily

Several publications, including The Verge , published instructions for making your own sanitizer (though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends regularly washing your hands and avoiding touching your face).

Communications Week welcomes comms leaders to 2022 Advisory Board

PR Daily

A former journalist, Schwartz is a frequent guest lecturer at universities nationwide and a board member of the Institute for Public Relations. Andrew Bowins, SVP of Communications & Public Affairs, Entertainment Software Association.

Announcing Ragan’s 2021 Media Relations Awards finalists

PR Daily

Community Relations Campaign. Makovsky: Hunt Military Communities. MUCINEX: MUCINEX Goes Beyond Words with Three-Phased COVID-19 Public Health Information Campaign. StockX: Data-Driven Storytelling Program. Governmental or Public Affairs Media Relations Campaign.

Partisan Politics Complicates PR and Comms for Business, Survey Finds

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That’s according to the 2020 JOTW Communications Survey which polled 300 communicators – public relations, public affairs, marketing communications and related roles – across more than a dozen different industries.

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Why and how companies are turning to brand journalism

PR Daily

As newsrooms shrink and media relations opportunities evaporate, more organizations are creating their own storytelling outlets. TAP , the digital publication produced by a team at Denver Water, did. “I As a public utility, Denver Water did not need more customers.

13 Fortunate Truths about PR

PR Matters

Because reputation impacts―and is influenced by―many different factors, PR’s relationship-building must be multiple, inclusive and comprehensive [ Tweet Quote ] These include―but are not limited to―the media, employees, communities (on and offline), customers, investors, potential clients, government bodies, and institutions.

Ragan honors the 2022 PR Daily Awards in New York City: list of winners

PR Daily

Community Engagement Campaign. Winner: Mars Petcare: How Mars Petcare Inspired its Community to Save 285 Pets during its Annual Adoption Weekend. Department of Veterans Affairs/Accenture Federal Services: 2022 GI Bill Summit. . Community Relations Campaign. Publication.