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.

Trending Sources

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.

Hawaiian Airlines policy ruled not discriminatory … but will that fly?

Ron Torossian

Department of Transportation claiming discriminatory practices on the part of the airline. When two businessmen from American Samoa wanted to pre-select seats on Hawaiian Airlines, they were denied due to the airline’s new policy against improper weight distribution.

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

An update on what’s happening in our Detroit office

Barokas

With live-tracking, in-app messaging and family profiles, GoKid provides a way for communities to connect over child transportation. Every day, something promising is announced in Detroit.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Behind the Headlines With Ashley Simmons

Cision

New tools and technology are always accessible, but if you don’t have a plan for how you will use them, you won’t benefit from them. Ashley Simmons, director of communications at the Telecommunications Industry Association, says you must first develop a plan for how you will achieve your goals.

Announcing our 2016 Video Awards finalists!

PR Daily

DCTA's New How to Load Your Bike Video Provides Helpful Tips and Enhances Content Marketing Strategy, Denton County Transportation Authority. Airports of the North, Ministry of Transportation. Investing in video production presents unique challenges for any organization.

3 guidelines for using social media monitoring during a PR crisis

PR Daily

This piece originally ran on PR Daily in March 2013. It’s no secret that stupid and illegal social media activity can cost people their jobs. The latest they-did-what?

Your profession needs you

Stephen Waddington

Increasingly our public services, from swimming pools to transportation, are driven by profit rather than public service. This is a summary of a speech I gave at the CIPR 2017 Graduation Ceremony. It’s more important than ever to put the public at the heart of your work. Welcome to Ketchum and thank you for the invitation to host the 2017 CIPR Graduation Ceremony. I’m delighted to be here to witness the award of your professional CIPR qualification.

VW chief apologizes 'sincerely and unreservedly'

PR Daily

During Willis’ appearance before the UK’s Transport Committee , he apologized “sincerely and unreservedly.". "We Later in the session, transportation secretary Patrick McLoughlin said that Volkswagen “behaved appallingly.”

How Newsrooms’ New Beats Are Shaping PR

Beyond PR

While WAMU had previously split up DC news coverage by geography, it’s now looking to focus more on race and ethnicity, transportation and development, education and inequality, and culture. Traditionally, newsrooms have largely covered news based on geographic lines.

Internal communications dream team seeks leaders

PR Daily

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.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2015 Visual & Infographics Awards finalists

PR Daily

Oregon's bridges: 5 things (to worry about), Oregon Department of Transportation. For our first-ever Visual & Infographics Awards, we wanted to see what visually striking, informative, boundary-stretching, beautiful designs you had created.

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.

5 Challenges to Effective Communication

Cision

Further, whether a person has used the service impacts their viewpoint of whether Lyft or Uber is software or a transportation service. All of these are some combination of not driver-friendly, very public-transportation friendly, with a large number of visitors.

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.

Winding down or winding up a career in public relations

PR Conversations

linking into green transport issues to get people off the roads. Most of the discussion around working in public relations concerns starting out in the occupation. We may sometimes look at mid-career developments and moving into management positions.

Everyone Wants Creativity in Communications. What’s Holding It Back?

Ishmael's Corner

Unfortunately, the creativity in the new business process typically does not transport into execution. Everyone perceives advertising agencies as creative. Forget the football game.

Three Questions Every Business Needs to Ask About Online Risk

David PR Group

Hackers particularly like companies in healthcare, finance and insurance, real estate, manufacturing, government contracting and transportation.

5 Tips to Build Client Partnerships

Solo PR Pro

I’ve found that clients truly appreciate when you give them access to your network.For example, our city’s public transportation organization is one of our social media clients. This is a guest post by Heather Whaling, president of Geben Communication.

Skype 40

Social media's power on display once again

The Stalwart Blog

Shortly after, Twitter user Sir Tessa, also known as Tessa Kum , inspired by the Facebook post, tweeted to ro upport Austrailian Muslims who feared Anti-Muslim backlash and were using public transportation and followed up with this: and the "I''ll ride with you" movement began.

Amtrak on Facebook: ‘We are deeply saddened’ by crash

PR Daily

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash, according to a very brief press release posted to its website. Six people died and dozens were injured in a Tuesday night Amtrak train derailment north of Philadelphia.