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

Stuart Bruce

Earlier this week Anne Gregory, president of the Global Alliance of international PR associations, tweeted about her abhorrence of the term corporate journalism. Stuart Bruce speaking at the IATA Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age conference. (c) c) Donald Steel. This morning I gave a keynote at the global ‘Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age’ conference in Istanbul.

How Miami International Airport reaches—and teaches—harried travelers

PR Daily

Just the thought of navigating ground transportation, parking, rental cars and the ticket desk is enough to cause an icy sweat. Amid this nonstop cauldron of activity, the high-flying communications and digital marketing team at Miami International Airport saw an opportunity. s busiest airport for international freight and one that served 45 million travelers last year would be an ideal setting for a content campaign, but that’s a lot of eyeballs—and a lot of messaging potential.

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Internal communications dream team seeks leaders

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We’re looking for the wisest and most experienced leaders for our next Internal Communications Leadership Forum. The attendance price includes two nights’ lodging, transportation to and from the airport, a welcome reception on the first night, breakfast, lunch and snacks during the Forum, and dinner on the first night of the Forum. Dream team, super group, champions league…call it what you will.

Uber’s international troubles cut deep

PR Daily

Both were convicted this month, found guilty of deceptive commercial practices and operating an illegal transportation service. A Paris court smacked Uber with a $1.1 million fine for illegally operating UberPOP from February 2014 to July 2015. Two executives were compelled to testify and will also face fines. The hefty fine is another step in Uber’s battle with cities over its “right to operate” without specially licensed drivers.

The Plane Truth: Why Pittsburgh International Airport Is Breaking Its Own News With ‘Blue Sky’


The media landscape is continuing to change,” says Bob Kerlik, vice president of media relations at Pittsburgh International Airport. In response, Kerlik, a former transportation reporter for the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, and the Pittsburgh International Airport have started Blue Sky — an in-house news service where the Airport can break its own stories and not have to rely on the media reach of other publications. “It’s

Intern 101: How one SHIFTer landed the job (and how you can, too!)

Shift Communications

Where exactly in Boston they were located (I don’t have a car, so I needed something that was easily accessible by public transportation). Intern. cta] The post Intern 101: How one SHIFTer landed the job (and how you can, too!) College is that time of your life where you are supposed to learn about the field you wish to make a career in. You attend lectures, study, take tests, complete projects, and hopefully learn all you can.

A Revolution in the Newsroom: Long Forms Are Back

Business Wire

It was a rainy December morning in Paris and transportations were on strike. Thirty speakers from prestigious journalism schools and international media outlets — including London School of Journalism, Columbia Journalism School, The Wall Street Journal, BBC, France TV, Pew Research Center and more — were invited to share their views on the new trends emerging in every newsroom around the globe, including long format news content, immersive news podcasts and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Crucial workplace wellness trends

PR Daily

Of course, increasing financial literacy and flexibility is nice, but helping employees cover childcare costs, transportation expenses, medical bills, student loans or groceries never goes out of style.). COVID-19 Crisis Communications Employee Engagement Internal Communications Leadership Communications PR Industry The Workplace

Study: Work email opened more frequently than personal email

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For example, someone who commutes via public transportation might choose to check their email while on the train, while someone who is driving to work would wait until they get into the office. Email Employee Engagement Internal CommunicationsA multi-generational survey by Adobe offers insights into where and when people wade into their inboxes—and what particular peeves make them likely to trash your marketing message. Giving up on email marketing? Not so fast.

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Sending Deskless Workers Relevant Communications That Make Work Better


Wabash National, the premier North American manufacturer of semi-trailers, truck bodies and liquid transportation systems, knew they needed a solution capable of reaching workers with important attendance tracking and benefits information, but they also wanted to provide a platform to connect and inspire their employees. Sponsored Posts employee communications internal communication workforce

What Uber can teach us about good public relations


The multibillion-dollar transportation network Uber has definitely tapped into this fact. Director of marketing at ITN International Benjamin Wilson is a loyal Uber customer. CEO of Microsoft, Bill Gates, once said, “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” With his job taking him to Dubai one week and Chicago the next, he [.]. Public Relations Social Media Customer Service customer success Uber

For clearer writing, ditch ‘etc.,’ ‘i.e.’ and ‘e.g.’

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have similar needs for affordable, safe, and convenient transportation. For example: Older people who have to give up driving because of problems including aging and ailments have similar needs for affordable, safe, and convenient transportation. Here are some examples: The other most commonly cited business impacts [of mobility] included improvements in collaboration and communication, both internally (i.e., These Latin abbreviations don’t impress, they confuse.

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

Bianchi Biz Blog

The goal is to combine coverage of vehicle autonomy, connectivity, electrification, and mobility service technology with supporting infrastructure concepts that make transportation ecosystems that are safer, cleaner, and more socially equitable.

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. The Council of Accountable Physician Practices (CAPP) , a coalition of multi-specialty medical groups and health systems across the United States, is a firm advocate of using telehealth to improve the healthcare delivery process.

How podcasts offer new audiences during the pandemic

PR Daily

Brands and organizations that create content-rich podcasts can transport their audiences out of COVID-land, earning their deep trust and loyalty in the process.

3 messaging lessons from funny highway safety signs

PR Daily

More departments of transportation are resorting to humor to get their public safety message across, but not everyone is laughing. According to Lisa Miller , traveler information manager for the Utah Department of Transportation: Ninety-nine percent of our feedback has been positive. According to Linda Wilson Horn, communications coordinator for the Missouri Department of Transportation: One criticism we have had of our boards is that the message itself is distracting.

9 lessons from HIMSS’ COVID-19 strategy

PR Daily

Leverage your internal team, as well as trusted supporters who can help give you perspective. While there are many stakeholders and groups to manage internally, there can often be just as many—or more—outside your organization.

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

Flack's Revenge

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. They started in Italy (the website for now is almost entirely in Italian) and have an international focus. 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.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

A new study suggests shortening commutes and mitigating transportation hassles is a top way to improve recruitment and retention. Director, Internal Communications and PR—Plexus Worldwide (Arizona). Internal Communications Manager—Bass Pro Shops (Missouri). Is your commute driving you to consider a career move? What matters most to an employee when it comes to an office or workplace? Do talented workers flock to organizations with the best catered snacks and beverages?

80 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

of Transportation, Phoenix, AZ – apply by Oct. Producer/Editor , Amnesty International, Washington, DC; New York, NY; Atlanta, GA or Oakland, CA. Email Specialist , Amnesty International, Washington, DC; New York, NY; Atlanta, GA or Oakland, CA. Email Engagement Manager , Amnesty International, Washington, DC; New York, NY; Atlanta, GA or Oakland, CA. Social Movements Advisor , Care International, Washington, DC. Looking for a new career opportunity?

3 marketing strategies learned at Disney World

PR Daily

With charming streets straight out of a fairy tale, rides that transport you from the deep blue sea to the tallest mountain on earth, and that iconic Cinderella’s Castle, Walt Disney World is truly the most magical place on Earth. Especially when most of those runners don’t have their own means of transportation. From the detailed pre-event instructions to the morning marathon transportation buses, the Disney Marathon was chaos free.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

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. UK and Ireland PR executive—Marriott Hotels International (United Kingdom). Spring intern, account coordinator—Jackson Spaulding (Georgia). Senior communications manager, internal digital content—Honeywell (Arizona). Before you jump at an offer to work in a major U.S.

Despite a drivers strike, Uber seeks to woo investors ahead of IPO

PR Daily

Organizers called for drivers and riders to turn off their apps and find alternative modes of transportation on May 8. Transportation officials have braced for the outage, with airport authorities issuing warnings to travelers and arranging for extra taxis. The Washington Post reported : In preparation for possible service disruptions, some airport authorities said Monday they were urging passengers to plan ahead to use public transportation where available.

Health care communications leaders, assemble

PR Daily

Maybe you’re a PR superstar or an internal comms icon within your health care organization. The attendance price includes two nights’ lodging, transportation to and from the airport, a welcome reception on the first night; breakfast, lunch and snacks during the forum; and dinner on the second night. Ragan is now accepting applications for the Health Care Communicators Leadership Forum on Cape Cod.

38 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Public Communications Specialist , Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, San Jose, CA – apply by Mar. Director, Communications , International Foodservice Distributors Association, Tysons Corner, VA. Senior Internal Communications Specialist , BAE Systems, Arlington, VA. Director, BMSC Strategic Communications & Design , Marriott International, Bethesda, MD. Looking for a new career opportunity?

We’ve been busy in our Detroit office…


We’ll be managing their social media, internal communications, media relations and content development programming as they scale their dually-headquartered team in both Seattle and Detroit. Hosting the PlanetM Awards at AutoMobili-D at the North American International Auto Show. With the mobility industry playing a large role in Detroit’s resurgence, NAIAS set out to create a show within a show, to keep up with the pace of innovation across the transportation sector.

Report: Airbag recalls ding auto brands

PR Daily

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx lambasted Takata, calling it a “bad actor.” To measure the negative impact on the affected brands, Infegy and Phoenix Marketing International recently published a report titled, “The Impact of Automotive Recalls on Consumer Opinion.”. Takata, a global auto parts manufacturer, is at the center of one of the largest auto recalls in recent history because of defective airbags. Consumer Reports.

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TSA Shows Its Visual Storytelling Chops

Ishmael's Corner

Naturally, the organization behind airport security, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), finds itself image-challenged. This loaded firearm was discovered in a carry-on handbag at the Milwaukee General Mitchell International Airport (MKE). This inert hand grenade was discovered last Thursday in a carry-on bag at #NewOrleans ( #MSY ) International Airport. Nobody likes airports.

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). Addressing the JVP meetup with Pnina Ben Ami. I traveled throughout Israel over the past 10 days and visited many parts of the beautiful country. Each place was more awe-inspiring than the last.

Accidental email or pointed pitch?

PR Daily

pointedly put the word “accidentally” in quotation marks in its write-up about the mayor’s missive, and it added context about de Blasio’s push for increased transportation funding. Either way, could copying a reporter on something meant to look like an internal email be a clever way to get her or him interested An email from New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to aides turned into a New York Times story Tuesday because the mayor copied a reporter on the message.

Announcing PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards finalists

PR Daily

Susan Davis International. 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. The State of Gender Equality Survey, Plan International USA. Congratulations to this year’s honorees. Earning coverage for your clients or organization is no simple feat. It takes innovation, talent, resilience and strategy.

55 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Communications Officer (Internal Communications), International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC – apply by Oct. Associate Director of Media Relations & Advocacy , NAFSA: Association of International Educators, Washington, DC. Vice President, Environment/International , Pew Charitable Trusts, Washington, DC. Technology & Transportation Reporter (scroll to find), Jalopnik, New York, NY. Looking for a new career opportunity?

Airport’s brand journalism news service takes flight

PR Daily

From a reputational viewpoint, it might seem risky for Pittsburgh International Airport’s Blue Sky brand journalism news service to newsjack other organizations’ crises. Air Transport World magazine named Pittsburgh International its Airport of the Year in 2017, making it the first U.S. Hong Kong International, London Heathrow and Singapore Changi have also won the designation. A once-struggling airport has seen a rebirth.

The current crisis demands more external communication

PR Daily

That could mean scaling down if you’re in the transport sector, but scaling up if you’re in the health care sector. Jamie Knightley is head of client services for IBA International. Here is why the current business environment calls for scaling, not slashing marketing and PR efforts.

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Is it too late now to say sorry?

PR in High Definition

According to the British stereotype, ‘sorry’ is our favourite word, but it seems that when it comes to British transport we really do have a lot to apologise for. Omid Kashan from Manchester has created “ Sorry for the inconvenience ,” a website which records every time a transport provider apologises on Twitter.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Candidates for this week’s featured listing should be fluent in the basketball sports industry, including International League Pass, International NBA Game Time App and other digital elements of the league. The position requires working with external vendors and with internal stakeholders, so candidates should also have three years’ experience with digital media and marketing, as well as expertise in data analytics.

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Lockdown letter: brainstorming second order COVID-19 effects

Stephen Waddington

We need local, decentralised responses to arts, culture, education and transport. Celebration of Britain - with international travel limited there’s likely to be a rapid resurgence in British art, culture and tourism. The college and university campus - the market for international students won’t recover until we learn to live with COVID-19. As lockdown is released it will create a wave of second order effects. We’ve an opportunity to create a better future.

United chief: Our customers should be the focus of all we do

PR Daily

Establish a customer solutions team to provide agents with creative solutions such as using nearby airports, other airlines or ground transportations to get customers to their final destination. that a 10-month-old, 3-foot-long rabbit was found dead in a United plane’s cargo hold after an international flight. airline: US Department of Transportation figures. incidents for every 10,000 animals transported during the period.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

PR and marketing manager—Transport for London (United Kingdom). Internal communications writer—Zachry Group (Texas). Social media manager—Brother International (New Jersey). Marketing intern—Women for Women International (Washington, D.C.). Packed schedules and long to-do lists are mainstays in PR professionals’ lives.

50 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Transportation Legislative Aide , Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Reston, VA. Public Affairs Specialist , US Agency for International Development, Washington, DC – apply by Jan. 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? Just email mediabullseye@customscoop.com. Academia/Government. Editor , Congressional Budget Office, Washington, DC.