Playing the Game: 4 Tips for Building a Career in Sports PR

PRSay

During my 35 years in sports public relations, I’ve met many people, from college students to mid-career executives, who aspire to build a career like mine because of their passion for the game. However, a love of sports alone is only the price of entry.

The Sport Of Spelling

HMA Public Relations

Who considers spelling a sport? The post The Sport Of Spelling appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Featured PR and Sports espn spelling pr an sports pr and spelling scripps spelling bee

“Athletes Are Brands Too” Book Review: A must have for classes and sports programs

Karen Freberg

I felt this is going to be not just a must have book for sports programs and athletes, but for other related disciplines as well like marketing, public relations, etc. I think this needs to be a must have reading for every student entering a sports program as an athlete.

5 Things You Should Know About Twitter Live Sports

Cision

This past week during Wimbledon, Twitter demonstrated the delivery mechanism for live events: Twitter Live Sports. There are a few features of Live Sports that are different from usual Twitter functionality: Non-Twitter users can watch a live stream without creating a Twitter account.

Sports PR Gone Good – PR for Andy Murray

HMA Public Relations

Rachel typically writes about PR "gone bad" in the sports world; however, her blog post today focuses on the exact opposite, thanks to tennis pro, Andy Murray! The post Sports PR Gone Good – PR for Andy Murray appeared first on HMA Public Relations.

San Diego’s Sports Brand - Better Than Ever

The Stalwart Blog

Let me be the first to say that San Diego’s sports brand is not just ok, but FRIGGIN’ awesome! The sport still reigns supreme in this country. In its place is a sport that’s rising exponentially in popularity. As important is the sport's growth prospects.

How 4 sports organizations handled PR issues

PR Daily

Three sports, four public relations snags. Here’s how the National Football League and teams from Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association are handling criticism and potential reputational crises: Alex Rodriguez's 660th home run.

How Being a Sports FANATIC ‘Assists’ in Elevating Your PR Career

Shift Communications

Whether it is analyzing the statistics of players, going through those “in the trenches” moments where it just wasn’t your year but picking back up with positivity for the next year, or that healthy rivalry you have with friends of the opposing team – sports is a place of learning.

Famous writers and the sports they played

PR Daily

Inspired by the Olympics and the daily displays of athleticism and achievement, I began wondering what sports (if any) some of my favorite authors played. Swinging, playing hoops, seesawing, archery and bowls and nine pins were the “acceptable” sports and were the ones she most likely would have played. It was occasionally painful as you took a nosedive down into the sand, but on the whole it was an easy sport and great fun,” she said.

Top 10 Sports Radio Stations in Texas

Cision

Now that the Houston Astros have won the World Series for the first time in franchise history, let’s take a look at all the sports radio stations that have been chatting about their historic win. Here are the top 10 sports radio stations in Texas rated by Nielsen Audio ratings.

The most hated sports clichés in comms and PR

PR Daily

We're also entering high season for sports clichés in business and communications. Gail Sideman of Publiside , who works in sports PR, cites two hated sports clichés that have also crept into business use: "We're going to give it 110 percent," and, "We just take it one game at a time.".

Oh No…tre Dame

HMA Public Relations

Featured Media Relations PR and Sports Alison Bailin Beat Reporters College Football Notre Dame Notre Dame Football Notre Dame Football Media CoverageLast week, Notre Dame announced new rules for media covering their football practices, and lifelong fan, Alison Bailin, was less than impressed.

Cubs victory lap could be beginning of something even better

Ron Torossian

And, when it comes to pro sports , is there a better rags to riches story than those “Lovable Cubbies.”. Brand PR Business Ronn Torossian Sports PR

DraftKings, FanDuel respond to reports of fantasy-sports scandal

PR Daily

An alleged insider-trading scandal is drawing attention to fantasy sports—and the industry’s lack of regulations. A DraftKings employee won $350,000 on competitor fantasy-sports website FanDuel.

When Tragedy Strikes in Sports – Making the Right Call with Your PR Plan

PRSay

In sports, on the playing field, and in sports PR, we aim to always be prepared for anything that comes our way and to “expect the unexpected,” but can we really ever expect to lose a young athlete with one of the brightest careers and futures ahead of him like we did with Fernandez?

Can Bill Murray breathe life back into golf gear?

Ron Torossian

Public Relations Ronn Torossian Celebrity PR MARKETING Sports PRIt’s no secret that golf clothing brands have been suffering in recent years. Without a notable “face” to promote its brand, Nike golf hung up its clubs months ago.

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Nordstrom to lay off 400; Sports Chalet parent files for bankruptcy

PR Daily

Vestis Retail Group, the operator of brand Eastern Mountain Sports, Bob’s Stores, and Sport Chalet, officially filed bankruptcy papers today, outlining a restructuring plan that focuses on closing 56 stores.

Don’t Get Mad, Get the PR Team Involved

HMA Public Relations

Featured PR and Sports Alison Bailin Alison Bailin Batz golden state warriors HMA Public Relations pr wins steph curry there's nothing to do in salt lake utah jazz"There's nothing to do in Salt Lake," complained out-of-town basketball players. Oh, but isn't there? Click below for more].

NBC Sports to stream live video, setting sights on Olympics

PR Daily

NBC Sports is looking to set the new standard for Internet video streaming services—just in time for this year's Olympic Games. NBC has technically been streaming live sports since 2006 with its broadcast of the Olympic men’s hockey final. Advertisers, get your wallets ready.

DirecTV comes under fire for ads in Sports Illustrated

PR Daily

A set of DirecTV ads in the swimsuit edition of Sports Illustrated ads has some consumers seeing red. Sports Illustrated.

More Direct Connections Expected During NFL Season

HMA Public Relations

Featured HMA Public Relations PR and Sports PR Observations and Preferences Public Relations media social media Sports sports fans sports publishers

Adapting Strategies for Effective Storytelling in the Social Media Era

PRSay

Currently, I’m the Public Relations Director for adidas America, working across all brand categories in both Sport and Style. Sports’ The Vertical, The Ringer and Bleacher Report are using this platform for interactive broadcasts with their readers.

#MediaMonday — Jody Jackson

HMA Public Relations

Media Monday Arizona Sports History Diamondbacks Fox Sports Arizona Jody JacksonI had the chance to meet Jody Jackson a few times before and during the recent Diamondbacks Fantasy Camp. I also had the opportunity to locker […]. The post #MediaMonday — Jody Jackson appeared first on HMA Public Relations.

March Madness - The Greatest PR Asset In Sports

The Stalwart Blog

I'm a big fan of NCAA March Madness , and not just because of my love of college sports. For me, it has much to do with the PR value it generates for schools that we never hear of otherwise. That wasn't always the case.

Hospital branding finds fertile ground with sports teams and arenas

PR Daily

Professional sports franchises across the U.S. For example, officials from the New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center announced Barnabas Health as the “Official Health Care Partner” of the hockey team and the sports and entertainment arena in Newark.

Greek to Me

HMA Public Relations

Featured PR and Sports PR Observations and Preferences jimmy snyder jimmy the greek snyder PR Pros sports gambling the greekJust because you call yourself a PR professional doesn't mean you are one.just look at Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder! Click below for more].

Volunteering – No Pain, No Gain

HMA Public Relations

HMA Public Relations Alison Bailin Arizona Baseball Officials Association breanne krager National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos Phoenix Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America PR Daily PRSA Rachel Brockway Scott Hanson Subway Kids & Sports of Arizona United States Tennis Association (USTA) Central Arizona USTAVolunteering and giving back to my community are very important to me.

A PRo is Always in Game Shape

PRSay

Accreditation in Public Relations APR Examination knowledge sports test

Account Director, Sports Sponsorship Experience - Chicago, IL

Flack Me

Company: FCB Chicago Location: Chicago, Illinois Industry: Advertising - Account Management Career Level: Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience) Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

PR at a Half Marathon Pace

HMA Public Relations

Featured PR and Sports chicago half marathon chicago spring half marathon half marathon and pr running and pr sports and prBre ran in the Chicago Spring Half Marathon this past weekend and found a true relation to PR. What was it? You'll have to read to find out! Click below for more].

Want To Become An Automatic Expert?

HMA Public Relations

With two books under his belt, Scott has become an Arizona sports history expert. tells the stories behind the retired high school sports numbers in Arizona. His newest book, What's Your Number?, Click below for more]. The post Want To Become An Automatic Expert?

Best Moments Of The Week

HMA Public Relations

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Q&A with Bryan Harris, COO, of Taylor

PRSay

For the first 15 years, I managed a wide variety of accounts for leading consumer brands and organizations in the sports and lifestyle space. I was on the ground supporting sponsorship activations at marquee sporting events around the world, including the FIFA World Cup, UEFA European Championships, Olympic Games, U.S. How has the growth of social media changed the way in which those in sports break news? PR Specialization media public relations Social Media sports

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Making the connection between your forty-winks and sporting success

Prohibition

Here at Prohibition, we’ve been working with the world’s number one bed brand, Sealy UK, to highlight how sporting success and sleep are intrinsically linked. Here is just some information on our World of Sport stars: To find out more about the Sealy World of Sport, visit the website here.

#MediaMonday – Bill Huffman

HMA Public Relations

Featured Media Monday Arizona Golf Arizona Golf Writer Arizona's Greatest Golf Courses AZ Golf Insider Backspin the Golf Show Bill Huffman Golf Writer HMA Media Monday Media Monday Bill Huffman MediaMonday Sports Editor Waste Management Phoenix Open

Public Relations for The Greatest Athlete of All Time

HMA Public Relations

Featured PR and Sports john mcenroe Serena Williams tennis prAs an avid tennis player (and spectator), Rachel has some PR advice for the world of tennis.especially when it comes to the greatest athlete. Click below for more].

Talk Sport Radio Interview

Mark My Words

[link]. Click 15:30-16:00, from there its 6:10 – 13:05. Mark Comments talksport 1486386000 listen radio click http

#MediaMonday – Keith Morris

HMA Public Relations

Featured Media Monday Arizona Media keith morris Payson Roundup sports reportingToday’s #MediaMonday comes to us from the cool pines of Payson. The Payson Roundup is a weekly paper that is “the Rim Country’s news and information […].

My Bet Is On Fantasy Sports

Flatiron Communications

Get used to them, because there appears to be no end in sight for the fantasy sports onslaught.” ” This was followed shortly by a class-action lawsuit filed by some disgruntled fantasy sports customer out of Kentucky. The online fantasy sports site has asked former U.S.

Social Media and Sports Trends and Teams to watch for College Football Season

Karen Freberg

Some of the hardest and most dedicated professionals who are working in social media are the college sports teams in digital and social media. If there was an award for the social media and sports community for college sports, Clemson would get this award.