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

PR Daily

The video is one of many tweets that the social media platform has shared, reminding people about the variety of ideas, instructions and information they can find on Pinterest: In which house will you #StayINspired ? AT&T gives frontline nurses and physicians free wireless.

Announcing the finalists for the 2015 Media Relations Awards

PR Daily

We asked to see your plans, pitches and earned media coverage. You displayed your hard work and imagination again and again in the categories of integrated marketing communications, issue and cause advocacy campaigns, press events/media tours, use of video and many more. Next, they will study the finalists’ entries again and name the winners of the 2015 Media Relations Awards. Best Global Media Relations: Eastwick, Zuora Takes the Subscription Economy Mainstream.

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Ford to cut 1,000 jobs, Verizon to hire nearly 1,000 WFH employees, and Twitter rolls out ‘Quote Tweet’ feature

PR Daily

Ford to cut 1,000 jobs as Verizon hires nearly 1,000 employees. As Ford is seeking to cut its overhead further, Verizon Wireless announced that it’s hiring 950 customer service positions that are permanent work-from-home jobs.

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

PR Daily

Public transit use is a key concern for many organizations’ leaders as they try to chart a way back to the office for their employees. Google Maps could be an essential resource for helping your employees find safe ways to return to work in the coming months.

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

PR Daily

As the streaming wars continue, another battle in the digital media landscape has surfaced—this time, over videoconferencing platforms. VIRTUAL EVENT: Keep employees informed, engaged and inspired ].

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

PR Daily

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. The tweet also highlights an opportunity for brand managers to create content and share messages that tap into consumers’ and employees’ collective exhaustion after the unprecedented crises over the past year.

2016 – A Year in Traditional Media

Shift Communications

As SHIFT and the entire industry continues to evolve there is always the question… Is traditional media relations dead? A long time McDonald’s employee who has Down Syndrome was celebrating her retirement, and we wanted to share the good news with her local community – both to show everything people with disabilities can take on, and that McDonald’s supports them. After an aggressive media relations push, we began to pick up traction in the local market.

How and why PR pros should take the lead on CSR

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us in NYC for the PR & Media Relations Conference.]. Most businesses don’t have millions of dollars to donate, but they can embed social responsibility into their foundation by convincing employees to volunteer to help nonprofits, Jeremy Roche, president of FinancialForce.com, says in Entrepreneur. Employees feel pride in accomplishing charitable tasks together. Employ media monitoring and measurement. Consider employees’ views.

Announcing PR Daily’s Corporate Social Responsibility Awards finalists

PR Daily

They are leading the charge on diversity, organizational transparency, service learning, public health education, employee volunteering and so much more. Employee Volunteering DRIVE Week 2018, Tata Communications. Employee Community Service Fair, Maritz. Media Relations or PR Campaign. Social Media Campaign. Stakeholder/Employee Engagement. Cricket Cares Capital Grant Contest, Cricket Wireless. Employee Volunteer Program.

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

PR Daily

Crandall’s statement illustrates how your brand or organization can come across as relatable in its nontraditional campaigns with personal quotes and anecdotes. Also: The largest marijuana brownie grabs headlines, AT&T and Verizon respond to 5G restrictions from the FAA, and more.

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FDA authorizes vaccine booster for immunocompromised, 2020 Census data highlights American diversity, and McDonald’s responds to diaper mask lawsuit

PR Daily

Taco Bell Defy will also use two-way audio and video tech to allow for direct contact between customers and employees. ” [RELATED: Showcase your engaging videos, visuals or virtual events ].

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

PR Daily

The online marketplace and social media platform have both announced they’re removing content from “QAnon,” an unsubstantiated far-right conspiracy theory that President Donald Trump is secretly fighting pedophiles that exist in the government, media and other organizations. For Etsy, that includes all QAnon-related merchandise, while Facebook has been taking down groups, pages and accounts on its platform as well as on Instagram.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us in Washington, D.C. Here are a few choice openings from organizations on display at Wimbledon: Nike seeks a media relations manager for North America. Senior manager of PR and social media—Staples Inc. Director of communications – media relations—American Heart Association and American Stroke Association (Texas). Social media consultant—Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota (Minnesota).

Verizon strike—and high-profile supporters—put CEO on the spot

PR Daily

Verizon Wireless experienced one of the largest corporate walkouts this century as 36,000 workers joined the picket lines on the East Coast on Wednesday. The company and two of the unions that represent many of its employees failed to reach an agreement on new contracts after negotiating for nearly 10 months. RELATED: Utilities communicators: Inspire trust in your community with quick and effective crisis management plans.

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

PR Daily

The impressive finalists for our Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards checked all the boxes. DIGITAL & SOCIAL MEDIA ACTIVITY. Launching the Wireless ATH-M50xBT Headphones, lotus823 and Audio-Technica. The Flack Pack PR podcast, Washington Media Group. Inside the Media Minds Podcast, W2 Communications. Social Media customer support, Dell Technologies. USE OF DIGITAL & SOCIAL MEDIA FOR. Employee Engagement and Recruitment.

Your audience with the public

Stephen Waddington

A n essay about the impact of the internet on corporate communication, marketing and public relations over the past 20 years. billion use social media. This is when telecom operators such as BT started to offer broadband to consumer users, and wireless networks appeared in public spaces. As traditional media has fragmented, individuals have created their own media on almost every form of social network.

How PR pros should put data and tech to work

PR Daily

Technology, data, and the desire for validated insights are changing our roles as public relations professionals and the organizations for which we work. We begin with a review of public relations technology, data, and insights and a discussion of the forces driving these trends.

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

PR Daily

Also: Reese’s gets salty with product launch, Microsoft introduces features for employee wellbeing, 78% of consumers buy from organizations that put employees first, and more. Add the response to the list of social media best practices, particularly when faced with an unforeseen crisis.

Anaheim Mayor Pitches American Idol?

Bad Pitch Blog

Cingular Wireless subscribers may text the word VOTE to the Text Messaging 4 digit number provided for Tucker. As the oldest city in Orange County, Anaheim covers 50 square miles, with more than 345,000 residents and 2,077 employees. tags | public relations | PR | media relations | media | good pitch | bad pitch | bad pitch blog | American Idol