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Cars, Trains, Planes Hacked… A Transportation Risk That Leaves Us All Vulnerable

Melissa Agnes

If you work in the transportation and/or travel industry, this should scare the crap out of you too – otherwise, we’re all screwed. If you want a better idea of what I’m talking about, watch the following short video by NBC New York : Dear transportation industry, WAKE UP!!!

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

Stuart Bruce

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.

Belgium transport minister steps down after document leak

PR Daily

On Friday, Belgium’s transport minister, Jacqueline Galant, resigned after the surfacing of a confidential document detailing the government’s flawed airport security measures. As accusations emerge following the terrorist attack in Brussels, a Belgian official is stepping down.

Gin and Topics: The Apocalypse

Spin Sucks

Department of Transportation Warns No Work After Rapture. department of transportation family radio funny tweets harold camping rapture salon.com steve farnsworth steve kornacki zombie apocalypseWell, tomorrow is the end of the world as we know it. Or at least it is according to U.S.

Airport Manager (Parking and Ground Transportation) - Sacramento, CA

Flack Me

Company: Sacramento County Airport System Location: Sacramento, California Industry: Advertising - Other Career Level: Management (Manager/Director of Staff) Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: $99,055 - $109,202

Fake News And PR

Online PR Thoughts

Once it transports to the larger internet, there is little one can do to block it. This news story shows that anyone can be a victim of fake news circulating the internet. PR practitioners should be concerned. What they need is comprehensive monitoring of both legitimate and fake news sites. Much of this can be done through search engines, but the goal is to stop fake news before it goes viral. Like a weed, it is best to uproot it before it propagates.

Why Are PR Agencies So White?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Like other so-called “glamour” industries, the agency business has relied on a stream of college students or new university graduates who work for no pay (or for a transportation stipend) as a way to gain experience and break into the business.

TCIP #041 – Life After United Breaks Guitars with Dave Carroll

Melissa Agnes

the new US Department of Transportation’s decision that allows musicians to bring guitars onboard all US airplanes) – and a whole bunch more. Welcome to episode #041 of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast, with Melissa Agnes and Dave Carroll. In 2009, Canadian musician Dave Carroll published the first of three videos telling the story of how United Airlines carelessly broke his guitar.

Content Marketing in the Sharing Economy

PR 20/20

Two prime examples: the increasing popularity of shared music, like Spotify , shared spaces, like Airbnb , and shared transportation, like Lyft. At this year’s INBOUND 2014 conference in Boston, one session in particular really got me thinking about brand / consumer relationships.

Content discovery: The new Holy Grail of PR and marketing

Holtz Communication + Technology

Using the Twitter app, you’ll tap a button that will transport you to an events screen where you can peruse the best content Twitter’s curators have collected.

What You’re Really Paying For When Hiring A Photographer

ReimaginePR

Mileage and Transportation: If a photographer is going out of town during any part of your work relationship, they will charge you for their gas or just bill you their mileage. “What? 1500.00 to hire a photographer? It’s just a picture. Anyone with a phone can do this.

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.

Analyzing Uber’s Response to Rape Crisis in New Delhi + 2 Lessons for Every Company to Learn

Melissa Agnes

We will work with the government to establish clear background checks currently absent in their commercial transportation licensing programs.

5 Ways to Reach New Audiences Through Tech Innovations

Cision

percent of travel, transportation, and hospitality executives said their companies were utilizing the IoT within mobile apps, a sign that this technology is likely to grow more pervasive in the future. Historically, most of the value we’ve derived from our devices has been the result of direct physical interaction: turning a key in a door lock, paging through an in-flight magazine, tracing our finger along the lines of a map.

Snapchat proves educational in UK campaign

PR Daily

The Department of Transport spent a reported £70,000 on sponsored Snapchat filters that put people behind bars with the tagline, “Drive high? Enforcement alone is not the answer," a Department of Transport spokesman told CNET. "We The UK government is embracing Snapchat.

Tips to Renew Your LinkedIn Strategy

Spin Sucks

As the video that promotes the contest outlines, Neeson’s character has skills such as “transportation logistics” and “the recovery of valuable assets.” By Eleanor Pierce Wait, don’t start snoring yet. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: LinkedIn can be a very valuable tool.

Super Bowl LI – Social Media and the Big Game in Houston

Zoetica

While the city is expecting over a million visitors over a 10-day period, the committee is preparing now and has a transportation plan. "Everything is being done to have transportation be as smooth as possible for @HouSuperBowl."

5 PR Lessons From Our Favorite Instagrammers

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Maybe it’s a media event in the middle of winter that transports attendees to warmer places, or a product that has implications for how the world will be different in the future.

NYC’s Best Ride: Uber, Via or Gett?

Flatiron Communications

The Flack gett NYC transportation ridewithvia Uber ViaI had to get from the upper east side of Manhattan to Water Street in the financial district for a client meeting this week. My default ride-sharing service Via only operates from 110th Street to Houston Street, so it was not an option.

Why Megaprojects Fail – And Why It Matters

Stern + Associates

Client Insights Bent Flyvbjerg Infrastructure megaprojects project management TransportationThe cost of Boston’s “Big Dig” ballooned to $14.8 billion – five times the original estimate – before its completion in 2007, eight years behind schedule. Europe’s infamous “Chunnel” project. The post Why Megaprojects Fail – And Why It Matters appeared first on Stern Strategy Group.

Why Megaprojects Fail – And Why It Matters

Stern + Associates

Client Insights Bent Flyvbjerg Infrastructure megaprojects project management TransportationThe cost of Boston’s “Big Dig” ballooned to $14.8 billion – five times the original estimate – before its completion in 2007, eight years behind schedule. Europe’s infamous “Chunnel” project. The post Why Megaprojects Fail – And Why It Matters appeared first on Stern Strategy Group.

80 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

of Transportation, Phoenix, AZ – apply by Oct. Advocate with 21st Century Transportation Program , US PIRG, Chicago, IL; Boston, MA; Denver, CO or Washington, DC. Looking for a new career opportunity? Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently.

The Top Tech PR Stories Of 2015

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

” It’s an innovation likely to change transportation forever. As PR agency professionals and other pundits make up their “best” and “worst” lists for 2015, technology stories and the PR behind them will be ubiquitous.

How to Structure a Successful Planning Session

Spin Sucks

And set a realistic budget for yourself for transportation, food, and meeting space if applicable. By Jess Ostroff No one likes meetings. That’s because they’re overused and inefficient.

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55 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Technology & Transportation Reporter (scroll to find), Jalopnik, New York, NY. 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.

How to Manage Millennials: Treat Them Like Adults

Spin Sucks

They also got a public transportation pass and we provided breakfast and lunch every day. By Gini Dietrich. Right about this same time of year, in 2007, I made a job offer to a young professional.

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62 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Chief of Community Relations , Delaware Department of Transportation, Dover, DE. 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.

42 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Public Relations Specialist , Wyoming Department of Transportation, Cheyenne, WY – apply by Nov. 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.

How Hand Sanitizer Taught Me What Marketing & Branding is Really All About

Borenstein Group

No more sticky situations on your hands and a whiff of that hand-sanitizer will help you mentally transport yourself to an island far away, and lose sight of the sticky social turmoil. How Hand Sanitizer Taught Me What Marketing & Branding is Really All About.

What do Millennials Want? Three Takeaways for Marketing and Real Estate

inkhouse

With this in mind, the Urban Land Institute recently released its survey results on “ What Millennials Want ,” covering housing and transportation preferences of young adults in Greater Boston. Millennials.

Internal communication channels: Kier's winning formula

The Blueballroom

This is something we agree with at theblueballroom, working with clients such as DHL , Transport for London and a major airline to name a few, we face similar challenges everyday ensuring the right messages reach all employees whilst having limited or no access to digital devices.

65 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Senior Manager, Public Policy/Transportation , Amazon, Washington, DC. 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.

Flying Car Creates PR Controversy

Spin Sucks

If a PR firm believes it’s a better form of transportation, why not work to help these guys make it happen? Remember when we were kids and we had this vision that someday everyone would be driving a flying car?

Tips for Getting your Tech News Covered in China

Flack's Revenge

Normally, you don’t need to pay them to get coverage; but they may expect compensation for attending a press event / conference via a “travel fee” that covers his/her meals and transportation.

Behind the Headlines with Tim Race

Cision

Over the past 27 years, Tim Race became a veteran at the New York Times, serving in a variety of roles, including energy, autos and transportation editor. A few months ago, Race made the jump from journalism to a career in PR. This week, I sat down with Tim to discuss his transition to PR, using the full array of purchased, earned, sponsored and owned media platforms to help clients tell stories, and building your personal brand to work your way up.

Gin and Topics: Gangnam Style and Crazy Razorback Fans

Spin Sucks

I had three people send this to me, which means we really want great public transportation throughout North America. Last week, we had dinner with friends who have a two year old (two and a half, if you ask him). He was wearing a Polamalu jersey. I said, “Go Bears!”

Is Your Consumer Experience Is Full Of Jitneys?

The Influential Marketing Blog

I rarely check a bag, and I have probably encountered just about every travel related mode of transportation at an airport possible. Imagine you are on your way to JFK airport in New York to take a short flight from NY to Chicago.

Are you ready to communicate via the Internet of Things?

Holtz Communication + Technology

You don’t hear many people in the PR/communications industry talking about the Internet of Things (IoT). Somebody told me in passing, “We’re busy communicating with people. The Interent of Things is devices connected to devices. That’s not our job.”

Livestream Equipment Used to Produce the Social Media Breakfast of Houston

Zoetica

It was a bear to put the soft boxes together, so I don’t break them down for transport. We have learned a lot by livesteaming our montly event, including what gear makes the most sense to use. We have been hosting the monthly Social Media Breakfast of Houston for eight years.

15 AP style rules for back to school

PR Daily

bus, buses: Proper style for the transportation vehicles. In a few short weeks, students across the country will settle into classrooms for another school year.