4 essential reasons for giving media training to your employees

PR Daily

Don’t put all your media relations eggs in one basket. Savvy communicators all know the benefits of a well-placed story in the media. Earned media can be wildly successful at raising awareness about your brand and enhancing your credibility. Media Relations PR

PR Pro Tips: Media Training Refresher for the New Year

RH Strategic

Media interviews present a golden opportunity for a CEO or spokesperson to get their company’s positive message out there. This is the primary reason people talk to the media, other than to control a crisis. If done correctly, a well-trained spokesperson can navigate even the most challenging questions. The post PR Pro Tips: Media Training Refresher for the New Year appeared first on RH Strategic. PR Best Practices interview media media training

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PR Pro Tips: Media Training Refresher for the New Year

RH Strategic

Media interviews present a golden opportunity for a CEO or spokesperson to get their company’s positive message out there. This is the primary reason people talk to the media, other than to control a crisis. If done correctly, a well-trained spokesperson can navigate even the most challenging questions. The post PR Pro Tips: Media Training Refresher for the New Year appeared first on RH Strategic. PR Best Practices interview media media training

Why it’s important to prepare for a PR crisis

Prohibition

In the midst of a crisis, reputations that have been so hard to build can be easily destroyed and the effects can be hard to undo. It doesn’t take much to provoke a crisis, sometimes just a simple mistake on social media can be enough.

Media Training Class: Top 9 Mistakes Even Trained Spokespersons Make When Talking To Reporters

Doctor Spin

Over the years, I’ve must’ve done between 50-60 media training sessions with corporate- or political spokespersons. Standing in front of a camera or a microphone can be stressful for anyone, especially if you’re facing a crisis.

How Talking TOO Much Can Create a Crisis Where There is None

Garrett Public Relations

Lately, there seems to be no shortage of folks who seem hell-bent on creating a crisis for themselves, simply because they seem not to know when to be quiet. The post How Talking TOO Much Can Create a Crisis Where There is None appeared first on PR Consultant Garrett Public Relations Columbus/Worthington OH. communications crisis communications crisis PR media interviews media relations PR PR crisis public relations consulting crisis media training tips PR consultant

Expert guidance to prep your spokesperson—before a crisis hits

PR Daily

In the world of media training and media interviews, there are some serious flaws you should avoid at all costs—especially when you must do a media interview during a crisis. Crisis communications and media training expert Gerard Braud is based in New Orleans.

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A PR View Of CEO Apologies

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Media training can be a useful communications tool, whether it be for national TV interviews or phone chats with small trade press. The advantage is that there’s no aggressive journalist to challenge him, which can be very important for a nervous or media-shy executive.

How to Maintain Relationships With Journalists During the Pandemic

PRSay

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating unprecedented challenges for the news media. Social distancing has forced journalists to change nearly every aspect of how they do their jobs as they navigate a new way of reporting amid the biggest health crisis in a century.

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Follow these 8 steps to prepare for a crisis

PR Daily

Crisis preparedness is important, but is it essential? Unfortunately, the experience of managing a real-life crisis prompts many organizations to finally begin preparing for the next potential disaster. Next, develop the right team to lead the crisis preparedness change-making process.

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How to prepare for an extreme weather crisis

PR Daily

Do you have a communication plan in place if a crisis situation should roll in? Make your job easier by anticipating the crisis before it arrives and preparing a system of communication. How will you handle calls from the news media? Do you have a media-trained spokesperson?

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Being Smart and Strategic When Navigating the Current News Cycle

PRSay

At MediaSource, we’ve been speaking with our key media contacts to keep a pulse on what’s happening in newsrooms, and speaking regularly with our partners in journalism. Monitor the media environment. Media interest in this story will continue until the public health crisis abates.

How to Mitigate the Transference of Stress During a Crisis

Melissa Agnes

” This is important for leaders to realize prior to experiencing a crisis. Because successful crisis management often requires an appearance, in some capacity, by the organization’s leadership. So what does this mean for your crisis preparedness?

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Pitching Reporters Amid COVID-19 Informs 2020 ‘State of the Media’ Report

PRSay

When pitching story ideas to journalists during the COVID-19 crisis, PR pros should use email, find local news angles and make experts available for video interviews, according to Cision’s “ 2020 State of the Media Report ,” released on April 21.

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Crisis & Reputation Management on Boards’ Radar

The Proactive Report

KPMG’s 2017 On the Board’s Agend a report also has crisis and reputation management listed as a priority and notes that crisis prevention and readiness have taken on an increased importance and urgency for boards and management teams. Crisis Readiness Tips.

Crisis Management 101: Shark Week Case Study, Pt. 1

Shift Communications

Anyone Could Need Crisis Management (…and at Anytime). is suffering a crisis. As our VP of Marketing Tech previously summarized : In a crisis management situation, something has gone wrong and your brand is on fire. Media training. Owned media/messaging.

Convincing Clients to Prepare for Crisis

Solo PR Pro

Communications professionals know having a PR crisis plan in place is invaluable. There are clients who understand a PR crisis plan is essential, and either expect or welcome its creation. percent stock hit after the PR crisis, but lost an estimated $700 million.”.

The Sexy Allure Of Crisis Management Is Presenting Risk To Organizations

Melissa Agnes

Thanks to high-profile crises, viral issues, and fun television series like Scandal , crisis management is being seen more and more as a “sexy” and thrilling profession or service offering. Crisis management advisors and consultants are not supposed to be the risk.

The Epic List of PR’s Daily Challenges (And How to Overcome Them)

PR News

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A Mad Bum Who Knows Crisis PR

PR News

Why does a 27-year-old athlete without a college education know that the best way to head off a potential PR crisis is to be honest, while highly experienced CEOs and heads of multinational corporations, who’ve had the benefit of media training, fail to learn this lesson? The post A Mad Bum Who Knows Crisis PR appeared first on PR News Blog. Crisis Management

A 2-Minute Public Speaking Hack Using Body Language

Polaris

Yet public speaking and media interview skills are essential for most executives and business owners. And a poorly handled print or broadcast interview could turn a relatively benign issue into a full-blown crisis. Media Training

Your Half-Year PR Leadership Checklist: 7 Important Reminders for Communicators

PR News

Corporate Responsibility Crisis Management Digital PR General Internal Communication Measurement Media Relations Media Training Research Social Media Staffing and Management branding crisis diversity measurement media relations social mediaYou’re halfway through what’s been a rather interesting year in business, politics, brand successes and blunders and Game of Throne developments.

How Humour Makes Your Message More Palatable. and More Powerful

Polaris

Yet public speaking and media interview skills are essential for most executives and business owners. And a poorly handled print or broadcast interview could turn a relatively benign issue into a full-blown crisis. Media Training

3 crisis communications lessons from Southwest’s intrepid pilot

PR Daily

Navy fighter pilot who safely landed a Boeing 737 in Philadelphia after a mid-air explosion took out one of its engines—also gave a master class in crisis communications at 190 mph. A good plan will identify a crisis team for making decisions and responding in an emergency situation.

TCIP #021 – 30 Lessons In 30 Years of Crisis Management With Jonathan Bernstein (Part 1)

Melissa Agnes

Welcome to episode #021 of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast, with Melissa Agnes and Jonathan Bernstein. Jonathan Bernstein is a veteran crisis management professional with 30 years of experience and first-hand lessons behind him. The internet’s impact on risk and crisis management.

Eight Ideas to Unlearn this Summer: A Communicator’s Checklist

PR News

Crisis Management Digital PR General Internal Communication Media Relations Media Training Social Media Staffing and Management agencies clients customer service Internal Communications media relations Millennials professional development social mediaSand between your tanned toes and the relaxing sound of waves hitting the shore. Happy hour that begins at 4pm (it’s 5’oclock somewhere). Visiting new places.

PR and social media set for continued growth

Stuart Bruce

Yesterday, the Financial Times published the fifth FTSE350 Boardroom Bellwether survey which revealed that almost half the boards of the UK’s largest public companies have not discussed their social media strategies in the past 12 months.

Credit Union Times: CU Crisis Planning Essential

Reputation Us

From cyber attacks, to hurricanes, to mergers gone wrong; the negative headlines seem to rule the front pages in media outlets across the CU world. The Credit Union Times interviewed CU crisis experts, including LT Public Relations ‘s Casey Boggs, for the August 31st cover story (below), “Credit Union Crisis Planning Essential.” Credit Union Crisis Planning Essential. You developed a crisis communications plan?’

Digital PR spend increases significantly, but still not enough investment in training

Stuart Bruce

The PRCA Digital PR and Communications Report 2016 reveals a sharp rise in digital PR budgets, but continuing concern over the lack of investment in training. Depressingly the need for more investment in training was also one of the main findings of last year’s report.

The Plane Truth About Following Up on Pitches

PRSay

You know the feeling when a sudden crisis hits. Many PR practitioners let uncertainty they are feeling in their gut creep into their language in the emails they write to media. Michael Smart teaches PR professionals how to dramatically increase their positive media placements.

Media Interview Skills: Why Silence Is Not Always Golden

Polaris

Yet public speaking and media interview skills are essential for most executives and business owners. And a poorly handled print or broadcast interview could turn a relatively benign issue into a full-blown crisis. A video of the comic’s performance went viral, the media piled on.

These Smart Social Media Tactics Will Help You Prevent A Crisis

Melissa Agnes

Editor’s Note: This is a great blog post that gives you an overview of what you can do, right now, to prevent a crisis. A company with two plane crashes in the last year asks people to post their bucket list destinations on social media. But, are they a crisis?

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Crisis Communications & Social Media When “It” Hits the Fan

PRSay

To be an expert in crisis communications you have to move your organization at the speed of Twitter when “it” hits the fan. In short order, it was followed a barrage of requests from media asking to use the footage. Social media is your competition. How long does it take your organization to send out your first official public statement or news release when a crisis happens? With greater frequency, they are also broadcasting your crisis live on Facebook or Periscope.

Corp Comm Frets Leadership in Crisis Comms, says Study

Sword and the Script

What potential crisis could have a substantial impact on your business? That’s the essence of crisis communications planning – preparing for the worst before it happens. As if convincing management of the need for, and value of, crisis planning wasn’t already a challenge!

Speed Matters in a Crisis Situation: Shark Week Case Study, Part 3

Shift Communications

Check out part 1 and part 2 before diving into the following post on the importance of speed during a crisis situation. . While they may be faster than Michael Phelps in the water , they are way too slow in controlling their narrative in the media. Just tuning into this series?

What should Brian Williams do to manage his crisis?

PR Daily

What should Williams do now in terms of crisis management? Then mea culpas with media other than NBC. RELATED: Now is the time to visit your crisis plan--if you have one. Become prepared at our crisis communications conference. ].

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7 response modes for a crisis

PR Daily

For any organization, a crisis can quickly become a social media firestorm. Here are seven responses (the first five are inspired by Roger Ailes' book " You Are The Message ") that you might consider when a crisis befalls your organization: 1.

Writing your crisis comms playbook: Free guide reveals key techniques

PR Daily

Your crisis could start with a data breach. That means that long before the crisis breaks, you must write a communications playbook that lays out how your organization will respond. The guide, " How to Build a World-Class Crisis Communications Playbook ," details how to build a crisis response team, anticipate incidents you may face and rehearse for crises. How prepared statements written long before a crisis strikes can help you respond faster and more thoughtfully.

Follow these 8 steps to prepare for a crisis

PR Daily

Crisis preparedness is important, but is it essential? Unfortunately, the experience of managing a real-life crisis prompts many organizations to finally begin preparing for the next potential disaster. FREE GUIDE: Keep your cool in a crisis with these 13 tips.].

Snapchat bounces back, Forever 21 apologizes for diet-bar campaign, and R. Kelly’s crisis pro resigns

PR Daily

Also: PR tactics that ruin media relationships, a look into PR history, and how LinkedIn helps pros attract clients. Why it matters: Don’t count the platform out of your social media efforts, especially if your target audience skews younger.

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