Iger returns in Disney’s hour of need, AT&T’s wireless offer for frontline health care workers, and Pinterest’s heartwarming video

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Also: DoubleTree and Disney Parks share signature recipes, ideas for content during COVID-19, crisis leadership tips from Aflac’s senior VP, the secret to outstanding tweets, and more. Why it’s important: Effective leadership is essential during this time of crisis and uncertainty.

TCIP #032 – The National Weather Service’s Crisis Communication Strategy with Daniel Noah

Melissa Agnes

Welcome to episode #032 of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast, with Melissa Agnes and Daniel Noah. Often, within my speaking engagements, I use the National Weather Service as a great example of innovative communications in times of emergency. Within this episode of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast, Dan and I dive into the specific strategies that the NWS uses to communicate with their community in times of emergency.

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Stronger PR reporting is hidden in keyword data

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Let’s say someone is searching for “Best Wireless Headphones.” They likely have a high intention to purchase, solve a problem, or make a decision related to wireless headphones. Crisis Communications Executive Communication Measurement Media Relations PR Industry Social Media

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Pfizer says third dose protects against Omicron, business travel meets hesitancy, and an alliance forms to combat AI hiring bias

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Hello, communicators: To mark National Brownie Day on Dec. Bourla demonstrates how the company’s communication strategy translates insight into action. Both internal and external communicators are encouraged to participate.

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AT&T, Verizon delay 5G over FAA concerns, top places to promote a podcast, and IBM’s IT services becomes Kyndryl

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Hello, communicators: Dove Chocolates’ new program will award $10,000 grants to three female small business owners that submit a 30-second business pitch video on Instagram. Can you spare a few minutes to help us chart the future of the communications role?

Motorola’s comms leader shares virtual events tips

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The company had important products to promote, including the Motorola razr 5g, its latest phone primed for the growing consumer demand for devices that can handle 5G wireless connections. RELATED: Join us for our virtual Business Fluency Boot Camp for Communicators ].

Sony fires Mike Richards from ‘Jeopardy!’, how moms left the workforce during COVID-19, and New Orleans comms tech fails during Ida

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Hello, communicators: Pop-Tarts is releasing limited edition breakfast pastries to celebrate Mexican holiday Día de Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead. Both internal and external communicators are encouraged to participate. CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS.

Why COVID-19 should prompt questions about cybersecurity

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Here’s what communicators should be sharing with their networks. During this crisis, it’s essential that organizations do not overlook the importance of cybersecurity when establishing business continuity measures.

Viral snark over a Peloton ad, McDonald’s enters ‘chicken sandwich wars,’ and Twitter launches data-privacy hub

PR Daily

Storytelling is a hot trend as communicators look to break through the noise of a cluttered digital landscape. Also: An eye on leery marketers as YouTube allows more violent content, PR pros struggle to connect strategies to revenue, thrifty video tactics, and more.

Brand managers celebrate Groundhog Day, Verizon commits $10M to helping small businesses, and JetBlue highlights Black florists

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Hello, communicators: . If your reaction is aligned with this tweet from Verizon’s wireless customer service team, you’re not alone: After the way 2020 went, that furry little bugger better give us an early spring. — Verizon Wireless CS (@VZWSupport) February 2, 2021. Whether adjusting pitching efforts or working on holistic DE&I initiatives, 78% of communicators prioritize issues with race and ethnicity, with 69% focusing on gender-related issues.

Penman PR’s Talicia Bosso shares hope for 2021

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Bosso: My wireless headphones! Innovators are continuing to innovate, and executives still need to find ways to connect and communicate with their customers and key audiences. A Day in the Life COVID-19 Crisis Communications Leadership Communications Media Relations Storytelling The WorkplaceThis Washington, D.C. pro says it’s time to acknowledge we are at our best when facing a challenge.

Google, Microsoft and Verizon challenge Zoom, retail sales decline to new low, and PlayStation launches ‘Play at Home’ campaign

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Hello, communicators: Ahead of its 100 th birtrhday, Land O’Lakes removed the “butter maiden” from its packaging—an image that Eater described as “a non-specific American Indian woman with a feather in her hair, kneeling and presenting the consumer with a container of butter.”.

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

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Good morning, communicators: Google is offering notices on its Maps app to help users avoid crowding and maintain social distance. CRISIS LEADERSHIP BOARD. Looking for more insight on how to address the current global crisis and lead your organization into a strong recovery?

LVMH buys Tiffany as Charles Schwab snaps up TD Ameritrade, Tesla’s smashing PR stunt mishap, and T-Mobile data breach hits 1M

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Communicators must stay on top of trends and scout the horizon for impending changes so they can inform business decisions as well as create and execute the necessary campaigns for their organizations to thrive.

J&J recalls sunscreens over carcinogen concerns, content marketing strategies that work, and Amazon’s response to CPSC lawsuit

PR Daily

Hello, communicators: Ahead of National Ice Cream Day July 18, several of the most popular purveyors of the frozen confection have launched promotional campaigns intended to capitalize on the holiday—and the summer heat—doing some good along the way.

Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint rip AT&T for fake 5G

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It read, in part: The potential for 5G is awesome, but the potential to over-hype and under-deliver on the 5G promise is a temptation that the wireless industry must resist. That’s why we’re calling on the broad wireless industry to commit to labeling something 5G only if new device hardware is connecting to the network using new radio technology to deliver new capabilities. Crisis Communications Marketing AT&T Sprint T-Mobile Verizon

11 Shrewd PR and Marketing Predictions You Can Bank On

Sword and the Script

The ability to touch and feel is a novelty to a generation weaned on wireless.”. A comedy out of crisis communications. Louise Harris Salazar , Ruder Finn | O’Dwyer’s: Crisis Management Predictions for 2016. Content is not a channel, and it can’t be siloed in the way social media, communications, media search or email can exist in relative isolation.”. Marijane Funess , Crenshaw Communications: Three 2016 PR Predictions that Might be Surprising. * * *.

Spotlight on a Solo PR Pro: Meet Ebony Vaz

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A key focus for Ebony’s business, which consists of six team members, is crisis communications for cybersecurity clients. Ebony believes what makes her excel in crisis communications is her innate ability to pivot and move a situation through crisis mode.

Spotify announces platform policies to combat misinformation, a record number of scams hit social media in 2021 and Meta’s civil rights chief shares company progress

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Hello, communicators: Captain Morgan announced it will be the first spiced rum sponsor of the Super Bowl by introducing a sweepstakes to give away a branded punch bowl equipped with Bluetooth speakers, subwoofers, “stadium-inspired” lights and a digital display keeping score of the big game.

How to benchmark storytelling, expertise and the latest digital media strategies

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You’re a senior communications pro. You see conferences tailored towards pros just getting their feet wet or communicators with only a few years of experience under their belt. It’s time to attend a summit designed specifically for communication and PR leaders. Leaders from Fortune 500 companies and other prominent organizations will gather to hear case studies from organizations including McDonald’s and Verizon Wireless. External communications.

Etsy and Facebook remove ‘QAnon’ content, Ruby Tuesday files for bankruptcy, and Hotels.com offers the chance to ‘live under a rock’

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Hello, communicators: . CRISIS LEADERSHIP NETWORK. Looking for more insight on how to address the current global crisis and lead your organization into a strong recovery? Join Ragan’s Crisis Leadership Network to network and brainstorm with peers, get the latest intelligence and research and start to strategize for the future of your organization.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

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Looking to make some dough by developing successful communications strategies for the doughnut provider? Krispy Kreme seeks a PR and corporate communications manager at its Winston-Salem headquarters. Interested candidates will also develop companywide communications plans that support the company’s goals and work with the marketing department to increase brand awareness. Senior manager, sports public relations—Univision Communications (Florida).

Wells Fargo criticized for diversity comments, Ralph Lauren to cut 15% of its workforce, and Bumble Bee Seafoods responds to Trump

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Hello, communicators: The Hershey Company recently embraced the pervading pessimism of 2020 with a new candy: Reese’s Big Cups with pretzels. Add the response to the list of social media best practices, particularly when faced with an unforeseen crisis. CRISIS LEADERSHIP NETWORK.

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

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Launching the Wireless ATH-M50xBT Headphones, lotus823 and Audio-Technica. Stony Brook News Website, Stony Brook University Office of Communications and Marketing. Inside the Media Minds Podcast, W2 Communications. CommunityPowered, Vanguard Communications and American Public Power Association. PAN Communications’ CMO Predictions: 19 Predictions for ’19, PAN Communications. Crisis Communications or Reputation Management.