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

Stuart Bruce

I will be talking about mobile, data and wearable technology as the drivers and ethics, real time and content as the issues. Mobile, data and wearable technology. We can understand how Facebook and Twitter conversations can represent different parts of the community. Their sensor technology and ability to communicate will accelerate and magnify the changes we are already seeing.

Unicorns, Upscaling and the State of Massachusetts Technology

Shift Communications

There are a few interrelated themes that have gotten a lot of play in technology press over the past few months. Although we see a heavy number of Silicon Valley representatives on the unicorn list (as expected), there are many technology unicorns here on the east coast (MongoDB, AppNexus, Actifio, MediaMath) along with rumored candidates like Rapid7, Dataminr and DataGravity. Massachusetts has the second highest average technology salary nation-wide. (2).


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Building Bridges to Media and the World in Jerusalem

Flack's Revenge

Our friends at Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), an internationally renowned venture capital fund based in Israel, hosted a meetup, where I led a session about the art of PR for the Jerusalem tech community and its startups. in areas such as transportation and infrastructure). Agency news Current Affairs PR PR Tech Public Relations Tech PR Technology Jerusalem Venture Partners JVP launch public relations startup tech technology VC

New Group Aims to Study Impact of AI and Algorithms on Society

Flack's Revenge

I’ve had many great conversations with my friend and PR authority Toni Muzi Falcone about the impact of technology on the field and society at large. But there are implications well beyond PR – technology increasingly determines not only the news we read, but has a role in everything from banking to education, transportation, healthcare and beyond. ” Increasingly the technology platforms (the social networks and search engines) are the computers.

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CAPP Publishes Recommendations for Telehealth

Scott Public Relations

The ability to immediately link a patient with their doctor and specialists for follow up as well as remove the barrier of transportation and time to visit the doctor’s office are both simple ways that telehealth tools improve care delivery. Providers need access to evidence-based research on the best practices for telehealth technology. Sign up to receive our monthly advice on healthcare, insurance and technology PR: Scott Public Relations.

Tips for Getting your Tech News Covered in China

Flack's Revenge

Technology is a desirable field among reporters because it is safe, less stressful, ever-changing, and better paid. Traditional Chinese characters are used in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and most overseas Chinese communities, while the simplified Chinese characters are used in mainland China, Malaysia and Singapore. PR Public Relations Technology As I said in PR in Asia: Myths and Misconceptions , Fusion PR often hears from companies that want to get media coverage in China.

Meet the Media: Kevin Jost, Editorial Director & Founder of Futurride

Bianchi Biz Blog

It focuses on new technologies and concepts aimed at making mobility more sustainable. So I’d say I’m most proud of the big roundup pieces like the annual end-of-year blockbuster articles for what we called the “ACES Awards” we put together at Autonomous Vehicle Technology.

55 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Corporate & Community Partnerships Manager , Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Manhattan Beach, CA. Regional Community Engagement Manager , Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Manhattan Beach, CA. Communications Manager (Internet/technology & science), Pew Research Center, Washington, DC. Social Media Community Manager , United Way, Alexandria, VA – apply by Oct. Technology & Transportation Reporter (scroll to find), Jalopnik, New York, NY.

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. Coffee isn’t the only thing that will cost you an arm and a leg, if you live in Honolulu: It is also the most expensive when it comes to groceries, produce and transportation. Before you jump at an offer to work in a major U.S. city, make sure you can afford the cost of living.

Announcing PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards finalists

PR Daily

CPMC Van Ness Campus Hospital Shakes Up the News Cycle with its Seismic Technology, Landis Communications Inc. NFL Playoffs, Watts Water Technologies. DCTA Secures Community Impact Feature Article for “Case for Transit” Study, Denton County Transportation Authority. Revved Up: Women in Transportation Design Gain Momentum, ArtCenter College of Design. Congratulations to this year’s honorees. Earning coverage for your clients or organization is no simple feat.

The journey from lockdown

Stephen Waddington

The PESTLE framework (political, economic, social, technology, legal and environmental) is useful to help define a micro or macro environment Map the uncertainties related to the crisis and how these impact your organisation Explore likely outcomes and discuss the implication and pathway for each scenario. Protect The lockdown has had a dramatic impact on entertainment, events, retail, travel and transport. There’s been a huge wave of innovation in health and technology.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2018 Media Relations Awards finalists

PR Daily

Oregon and its Visitors Shine in Preparing for the 2017 Solar Eclipse, Oregon Department of Transportation. Total Transparency: How a Campaign to Promote a 24/7 Visitation Program in a Chemical Plant in Southeast Brazil Became an Effective and Engaging PR Tool for the Local Community and Government, Unipar Carbocloro and Medialogue Digital. Getting There: Transportation and Parking Campaign for SunTrust Park/The Battery Atlanta, Jackson Spalding and the Atlanta Braves.

Lockdown letter: Zoom fatigue, checking in with Maslow and future plans

Stephen Waddington

There’s the technology issue. Pleasure in simple things and new routines A lockdown book or new language may be a tall order but there is pleasure in art, cooking, craft and community. It’s a wonderful community act of craft. I’m also enjoying the conversations about the future of marketing, media and public relations in this community of practice that I started on Facebook. Day 46 in lockdown. This is my sixth letter. It’s become a form of weekly therapy.

‘The Simpsons’ earns kudos for hiring Black voice actor, Fry’s Electronics shuts all stores, and 61% of marketers say video is crucial

PR Daily

The NGDV program expands our capacity for handling more package volume and supports our carriers with cleaner and more efficient technologies, more amenities, and greater comfort and security as they deliver every day on behalf of the American people.

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An update on what’s happening in our Detroit office


With live-tracking, in-app messaging and family profiles, GoKid provides a way for communities to connect over child transportation. Our team will be managing Tome Software’s exhibition at Technology In Motion , the largest Mobility conference in North America, this September. Every day, something promising is announced in Detroit.

5 Paul Allen quotations to inspire communicators

PR Daily

Along with Microsoft, Allen founded Vulcan and space transportation company Stratolaunch, and he owned both the Portland Trailblazers and the Seattle Seahawks. He channeled his intellect and compassion into a second act focused on improving people’s lives and strengthening communities in Seattle and around the world. He deserved much more time, but his contributions to the world of technology and philanthropy will live on for generations to come.

An update on what’s happening in our Detroit office


With live-tracking, in-app messaging and family profiles, GoKid provides a way for communities to connect over child transportation. Our team will be managing Tome Software’s exhibition at Technology In Motion , the largest Mobility conference in North America, this September. Every day, something promising is announced in Detroit.

SEC to investigate Tesla

PR Daily

The NHTSA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating whether the autopilot feature poses a larger problem. He was a friend to Tesla and the broader EV community, a person who spent his life focused on innovation and the promise of technology and who believed strongly in Tesla’s mission. Sometimes, it’s the most “innovative” companies that fall victim to botched communications.

17 people who should have been on MN AdFed’s 32 Under 32 List

Communications Conversations

We all know we have a strong agency community here in Minneapolis/St. She’s also been a champion for her community – getting involved in multiple Digi-Key Cares community outreach initiatives. “Jake Wallace is a remarkable force behind a great deal of change at Trimble Transportation over the past few years as their senior marketing communications specialist. In case you missed it, AdFed officially posted its 32 Under 32 list a few weeks ago.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Web content writer— Waltham Technologies (Florida). Community development specialist— Microsoft (Indiana). Transportation reporter—. The workweeks of many PR and marketing pros are becoming increasingly longer. Data suggest the average “traditional workweek”—as many once knew it—is now pushing 60 hours. A recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics says telecommuting or working from home is partially to blame.

IBM stops facial recognition work, employees seek fewer open workplaces, cosmetics brands drop talc, and more

PR Daily

The tech company’s CEO, Arvind Krishna, wrote a letter to Congress stating that the organization would no longer help in developing facial recognition technology. To that end, IBM would like to work with Congress in pursuit of justice and racial equity, focused initially in three key policy areas: police reform, responsible use of technology, and broadening skills and educational opportunities. For contrast, consider IBM’s move to cease developing facial recognition technology.

Behind the Headlines With Ashley Simmons


New tools and technology are always accessible, but if you don’t have a plan for how you will use them, you won’t benefit from them. The tools and technology will come after. If I was stuck on a desert island, I’d…be forced to “unplug” from technology and actually relax. Ashley Simmons, director of communications at the Telecommunications Industry Association, says you must first develop a plan for how you will achieve your goals.

59 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Community Coordinator (social media focus), Humane Society of the US, Gaithersburg, MD. Policy Director/Senior Policy Director, Commerce & Technology , National Conference of State Legislatures, Washington, DC – apply by Mar. Senior Manager, Public Policy (transportation focus), Amazon, Washington, DC. Looking for a new career opportunity? Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Have one you’d like to see listed?

Sick and Healthy "Viral Marketing"

Mindful Marketing

The second is to do the best we can to serve the millions of Americans who are looking to us for increasingly vital technology tools to stay connected, as well as household necessities.” However, our awesome bakery and transport teams have been working around the clock to make and move truckloads of extra product to our warehouses.

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5 ways to create extraordinary consumer experiences on LinkedIn

PR Daily

Harland Sanders might have been born in 1890, but that hasn't stopped him from embracing modern technology to create a robust LinkedIn profile. One applicant per week would win round-trip transportation from their city of origin to London to pursue personal or professional goals. In celebration of reaching 300,000 followers on LinkedIn, L'Oréal took a unique approach to activating its community with a new "Are You In?"

What is PR? 141 PR and Comms Pros Explain What They Do for a Living

Sword and the Script

In the B2B technology world, which is the lenses through which I example things, I’ve found PR usually reports to marketing – but supports the whole business – when a company is small or young. 94) “Tell the story about the importance of transportation to the public and the state’s economy. 105) “I help organizations, businesses, communities communicate better.”.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2016 Media Relations Awards Finalists

PR Daily

Doritos Presents Doritos Rainbows – A Partnership with the It Gets Better Project in Celebration of the LGBT Community, Frito-Lay. CES Unveiled New York, Consumer Technology Association. Doritos Presents Doritos Rainbows – A Partnership with the It Gets Better Project in Celebration of the LGBT Community, Frito-Lay and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners. Flywheel dominates taxi-hailing app competition by positioning itself against transportation giants, Uber and Lyft, VSC.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2015 Video Awards finalists

PR Daily

Meet Brand, Demand, and Technology, R2integrated. Our Community,” Tidelands Health. 2015 Report to Communities: Powering Possibilities, AltaLink. End The Streak Texas, Texas Department of Transportation. Everyone is talking about video. Clicks. Views. Uploads. Downloads. An impressive number of entries poured in, and our judges saw why entrants felt they had a good chance of winning. The videos that were submitted resembled a parade of hit after hit!

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Hurricane comms use mobile, social media to warn, 'Get out!'

PR Daily

There was a real push on mobile, but the technology wasn't there in '05," he says. "By Before Superstorm Sandy hit in 2012, NOAA helped FEMA pick the locations of evacuation centers in schools, community centers, city halls and other sites. In addition to its own content, FEMA retweeted information from organizations such as the Georgia Department of Transportation and a national disaster hotline.

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Winding down or winding up a career in public relations

PR Conversations

linking into green transport issues to get people off the roads. These days such programs may be called ‘community engagement’ – and involved developing new concepts to make road safety, if not sexy, at least interesting. Most of the discussion around working in public relations concerns starting out in the occupation. We may sometimes look at mid-career developments and moving into management positions.

3 lessons from Takata’s airbag crisis

PR Daily

We have taken aggressive actions to address past reporting lapses and will continue to work closely with regulators and our automotive customers to address the ongoing recalls and implement new technologies that advance vehicle safety, prevent injuries and save lives.”. This could include firing staff involved in the crisis, implementing a new process to correct deficits or a plan for restitution, including consumer rebates and giving back to the community.

My Segway Ride

Flatiron Communications

The planning was soon underway to launch the technology. It was there we first saw the two-wheeled gyroscopically-balanced upright, personal transportation device. I soon drafted a comprehensive launch strategy that entailed first building third-party ground-up support from the scientific, civil engineering, environmental, and governmental regulatory communities.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2019 Digital PR & Social Media Awards finalists

PR Daily

Social Media customer support, Dell Technologies. Abuela’s Transit Tips, Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works. LinkedIn Community Building, Swisslog Healthcare. WhyIRideDCTA Program Revamp Success, Denton County Transportation Authority. Community Engagement. Marketing On Pointe: Awakening a Community to the Magic of Local Ballet, Benecomms. Check out the work that wowed our judges.

Top Trends, Campaigns and Platforms of SXSW 2015


It’s an exciting time to work at the intersection of marketing, technology and communications. Proximity – while there have been a few failed attempts at leveraging proximity-based mobile applications at past SXSW events (Highlight or Banjo come to mind), practical applications of proximity-based messaging technology – most-notably through the use of iBeacons – have utility. Perhaps with a larger community, the app could have some legs.

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. The media landscape is always changing—and technology has greatly accelerated that change. Uber is making a big bet in Las Vegas on public transportation as it rolls out features that will enable people to buy tickets for the public bus system through the app.

Announcing Ragan’s 2017 PR Daily Awards finalists

PR Daily

Community Relations Campaign. A Lost Boy and a Father’s Search: How Microsoft Technology Helped Solve a Four-Year Mystery, Microsoft. Denton County Transportation Authority Increases Brand Awareness with I-35E vs. A-train Campaign, Denton County Transportation Authority. DXC Blogs, DXC Technology. Technology Campaign. We found the year’s best PR campaigns, publications and events. We’re excited to name the finalists of Ragan’s 2017 PR Daily Awards.

20 Insightful PR and Marketing Predictions for 2018

Sword and the Script

As an aside, it’s why I ended up working with Gatsby as they are a marketing technology startup that’s focusing on that issue. Rich Young | Student Transportation Inc. This prediction was first shared with Business 2 Community: The Future of Content Marketing: 40 Experts Share Their 2018 Predictions via Erica Abbott. Business 2 Community: The Future of Social Media: 32 Experts Share Their 2018 Predictions.