Ranger Scott Gediman on the Ferguson Fire and 22 Years as Yosemite Park’s Public Affairs Officer


Over his 22 years as public affairs officer at Yosemite National Park , Scott Gediman has experienced a myriad of crises on the job, from floods and rock falls to hantavirus outbreaks. “It They help reinforce our messages with the public.

Public affairs vs. public relations: What is the difference?

PR Daily

People often struggle with the difference between public affairs and public relations, yet distinguishing the two can be crucial to an organization’s efficiency. Public affairs relates to matters that concern the public directly.

Royal Mail’s innovative digital public affairs response to attack by Jeremy Corbyn

Stuart Bruce

Corbyn, the leader of the UK’s opposition party who has shifted it far to the left, said: “… hundreds of millions has been paid out into private hands” It’s Royal Mail’s digital public affairs response that was great as instead of just ignoring it or issuing a formal media statement, it sent out a series of tweets ‘trolling’ the Labour leader. Case Study Public Affairs public relations

EpiPen Reaction: How Digital Communications Impacts Advocacy and Public Affairs

Media Bullseye

This campaign illustrates the revolutionized relationship between technology and advocacy/public affairs. Public Reaction. Additionally, there is a petition on Change.org with 197,145 signatures as of publication time urging Mylan to decrease the price of the EpiPen.

Royal Mail’s innovative digital public affairs response to attack by Jeremy Corbyn

Stuart Bruce

Corbyn, the leader of the UK’s opposition party who has… Continue Reading → The post Royal Mail’s innovative digital public affairs response to attack by Jeremy Corbyn appeared first on STUART BRUCE. Case Study Public Affairs public relationsWhen Royal Mail announced a profit of £68m UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was quick to attack it with a specially made video and tweet with the provocative hashtag #riseup.

Brexit – 12 immediate actions for PR, corporate communications and public affairs professionals

Stuart Bruce

Public relations, corporate communications, public affairs and corporate affairs professionals will have an essential role in helping employers and clients to navigate this period of momentous change. The UK has voted to leave the European Union.

Media and Social Intelligence Best Practices for Government and Public Affairs Teams

Zignal Labs

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Public Affairs Manager of Airbnb Hong Kong and Taiwan Shares Perspectives with Hoffman APAC Team

The Hoffman Agency

You can consider us the largest hotel chain the world,” said Marvin Ma, public affairs manager of Airbnb Hong Kong and Taiwan, who hosted a sharing session with the Hoffman APAC team. By Lauren Lee, Account Manager, Hoffman Hong Kong.

Director of Public Affairs/Issues Management - Chicago, IL

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Company: Bader Rutter Location: Chicago, Illinois Industry: Marketing - Public Relations Career Level: Executive (SVP, EVP, VP) Minimum Education: Bachelor''s Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Facebook And The Perils Of Opposition PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

But one detail that interested communicators was that it brought on PR agency Definers Public Affairs to run political-style oppo against competitors like Google and Apple. Crenshaw Communications imPRessions public relations Definers Public Affairs Facebook PR

So what do you do for a job Stuart?

Stuart Bruce

A couple of recent blog posts by people who I admire and respect have made me think about my own career.

Game On, Mr President

Doctor Spin

PR Public Affairs peak populism public affairsIn times of peak populism and gameshow host politics, I find myself returning to old episodes of the West Wing for some much needed escapism.

Corporate storytelling is an essential future PR skill

Stuart Bruce

So if you’re a public relations, corporate communications or public affairs professional how will you change your way of operating to become a better corporate storyteller? Content corporate communications Public Affairs public relations

PR professionals’ skills and competencies not fit for modern future proof public relations

Stuart Bruce

The State of the Profession 2017 survey by the UK’s Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) reveals that the PR profession still has a very long way to go before the skills and competencies of its practitioners meet the needs of modern future proof public relations best practice.

Brexit and Trump are result of the failure of professional politics and communications

Stuart Bruce

But the public has moved on and politics hasn’t. The public quite rightly detest Hilary’s carefully crafted, religiously rehearsed, marvelous messages. Public Affairs public relations Democrats Labour Party Trump

What will you post on Facebook or Twitter in 14 days’ time?

Stuart Bruce

The UK government’s new bill restricting trade unions has an alarming proposal in it that has potentially devastating negative consequences for people working in public relations, digital communications and social media including members of the CIPR and PRCA.

Win any client in a proposal presentation


Business Public Affairs Public RelationsIt is 4 p.m. on a Friday afternoon, and you have one last meeting that separates you from your weekend. You are going into a proposal presentation given by a recent college graduate who is seeking clients for his up-and-coming business. After a few minutes, you do your best to listen intently, but it is [.].

How PR and corporate communications can use animated gifs

Stuart Bruce

As public relations and corporate communications needs to become increasingly more visual gifs are one of the easiest and most effective ways to do it. How to create and find gifs for public relations and corporate communications.

Senior PR practitioners lack digital and social media management skills

Stuart Bruce

The problem is that as social and digital becomes more important senior practitioners lack the expertise or experience to actually do their jobs and integrate it properly into public relations strategy. StateOfPR – Research report from Chartered Institute of Public Relations.

PR and social media set for continued growth

Stuart Bruce

Lots of new research around at the moment that point to a positive future for the public relations business. The consumer social media market is saturated with agencies, advisers and social media ‘gurus’, but the corporate and public affairs space still has lots of opportunity.

The Digital Politician

Doctor Spin

In public relations , political communication is ‘public affairs.’ ’ Most politicians are looking for ways to engage the public by speaking to issues defined by the mass media.

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PR round-up for the silly season

Stuart Bruce

My public relations blogging has been light during July and August as I’ve had a couple of short holidays and been busier with consultancy and training projects than I would be normally during the summer. Complete Guide to Public Relations Tools.

PR rising in Africa rising

Stuart Bruce

After a week in Nairobi meeting African PR professionals I believe that Africa can be the next big growth area for public relations. profession that positions public relations as a real management discipline that contributes significantly to actual organisational and business objectives.

The Changing Face of Public Relations in Government; Off Script #30: Merritt Allen of Vox Optima

Sword and the Script

Incidentally, her arrival at her first duty station in the Philippines coincided with a volcanic eruption and, in need of communications help, her commanding officer reassigned her to public affairs. Social media is an incredible tool for reaching all of an agency’s publics.

Professional Spotlight: Cody Craynor


Cody Craynor is not just the Senior Manager of Strategic Analysis for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) in their Public Affairs department, he is an excellent communicator and he is a world renown bead maker!

How to Change a Law

Ronn Torossian

Back in February, the public affairs team at the Police Federation of England and Wales launched its “Protect the Protectors” campaign, designed to raise awareness of rising assault rates targeting emergency service workers and force a government response.

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Earning My APR. Worth It? Yes. And Yes, Again.


As a recently retired Army public affairs officer, I explored additional educational opportunities to accompany my mass communications undergraduate and graduate degrees. Accreditation in Public Relations APR Examination knowledge Skill testI love PR.

Austria’s proposed lobbying register

PR Conversations

The affair caused huge outrage and sparked a general debate on lobbying and transparency in Austria. In response to Strasser’s spectacular fall and rising pressure from the public the Secretary of Justice put out a draft of a lobbying-transparency act that would introduce a mandatory register for all lobbyists and advocacy groups. Although this part of the register is not intended to be accessible to the public, the proposed rules on access to this information seem very lax.

How to get your PR solution in front of the right people

PR Daily

You’ll meet decision makers in PR, marketing, public affairs and digital communications. Leave our PR & Media Relations Conference with a pocket full of new leads. Do your sales goals look something like this? Meet more prospects. Get new leads. Sell more product. Easy, right?

5W Spotlight: Nicholas Koulermos


His dedication and passion for public service inspired me to get into Public Affairs, which eventually led to my work in PR. I worked for the Mayor’s Office in Chicago in Public Affairs & Events, which had a PR component. Nicholas Koulermos.

50 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Public Affairs Specialist , DC Dept. of Public Works, Washington, DC – apply by Jan. Public Affairs Specialist , FEMA, Washington, DC – apply by Jan. Public Relations Jobs

The APR Is a Mountain You Can Climb


When I first learned about Accreditation in Public Relations (APR), the requirements involved seemed like a mountain of work that I did not have the energy to attempt. Jennifer Bocanegra, APR+M , is an Army public affairs officer with seven years of experience with military communication.

The Journey From Certificate in Principles of Public Relations to APR


The Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) is one of the highest distinctions a PR professional can earn today. My path to becoming an APR started when I was a senior studying public relations at Florida State University. Accreditation in Public Relations Accreditation APR

Press lists, news releases and spamming reporters: A new ethical paradigm for media relations

Praxis Makes Perfect

In my 22 years of corporate, agency & nonprofit PR/public affairs, I have yet to encounter a. PR public relations media relations media list news release spamming journalists press lists media database

Behind the Headlines With Connie Partoyan


A lot has changed in that time, especially in how companies, associations and organizations approach public affairs and government affairs. Our history is grounded in public affairs – helping to influence some of the most challenging public policy debates in the country.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2018 Nonprofit PR Awards finalists

PR Daily

Women of Macon-Bibb, Macon-Bibb County Office of Public Affairs. Pro Bono PR Support for Save Purnell Today, Gillian Small Public Relations with Save Purnell Today benefitting the Wylder Nation Foundation. Public Affairs Annual Report, Macon-Bibb County Office of Public Affairs. Print Publication. My Hospice: Rudy's Story, Schmidt Public Affairs with National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

Behind the Headlines With Matt Sutton


Given my background and our legislative successes, I feel like we are in a unique position to expand our public affairs practice. . You’ve worked with a number of public affairs organizations.

56 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Public Affairs Specialist , DC Office of Contracting & Procurement, Washington, DC – apply by Dec. Public Affairs Specialist , Department of State, Washington, DC – apply by Dec.

58 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist , DC Dept. Manager, Operations Communications , DC Public Schools, Washington, DC. Coordinator, Public Affairs , American Wood Council, Washington, DC.

US Navy In Crisis PR Mode: A Textbook Example

The Stalwart Blog

Forgive me if I boast about the US Navy Public Affairs community for a moment. Here’s where the Public Affairs team and senior leadership shined. 7th Fleet’s initial press release launched within hours of the incident, informing the public of the who, what, where and when.