California wildfires

Wildfires and the Value of Local Journalism

California is currently experiencing some of the deadliest wildfires in the state’s history. This story has captured the attention of the nation, if not the world, and is only made possible by the superb reporting of journalists right here in the Bay Area. Media are currently under pressure from all sides with dwindling budgets and […]

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Joan Morris

Meet the Media – Joan Morris

Joan Morris is the pets and wildlife columnist for the Bay Area News Group. She also writes about gardening and is the founder of Our Garden, a demonstration garden in Walnut Creek. Morris started her career in 1978 as a reporter for a small New Mexico newspaper. She has lived in the Bay Area since […]

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Not to brag, but. . .

We just got back from the second of our two annual meetings with our Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) affiliates. This meeting took place in beautiful Bucharest, Romania – often aptly called the “Little Paris of Eastern Europe.” It was a productive meeting, with our 50 affiliates from all over the world gathered together to […]

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Product launch

Four Actions To Take Before Launching A New Product

When it comes to launching a new product or service, success isn’t defined by whether or not you launch “on time.” Many mistakes can be avoided by slowing down, thinking through the entire campaign strategically and ensuring all ducks are in a row before pontificating your news to the world. Here are four key things […]

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Craig MacLellan

What training for a triathlon taught me about PR

In July, I did something I thought I’d never do – I signed up for a triathlon training program. As a new arrival to the Bay Area, my partner and I joined Golden Gate Triathlon Club. We figured it would help us meet new people and also give me a target to work toward outside […]

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Thomas Bonk

Meet the Media – Thomas Bonk

Thomas Bonk is a former reporter for the Los Angeles Times. He is a freelance writer based in San Francisco. What’s your top priority at work for today? What I’m doing now is to provide digital content to support both the marketing and public relations efforts of some corporate clients. Some of them are in […]

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Jude Heller

Meet the Media – Jude Heller

Jude Heller has been the marketing manager for KPIX and KBCW TV in San Francisco since 2014 and is a legend in Bay Area broadcast circles. Jude spent 16 years in a similar role at the iconic SF radio station KFOG. For her amazingly creative work, Jude will be inducted into the Bay Area Radio […]

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Jessica Sebor

Meet the Media – Jessica Sebor

Jessica is a freelancer and former VP of Media for publications including: Competitor Running, Triathlete Magazine, VeloNews and Women’s Running. She is based in California. Jessica recently wrote a piece on California Now for LCI client Save the Redwoods League. Check out her piece on the new Harold Richardson Redwoods Reserve here. What’s your top priority […]

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Introducing Robin Carr

Rounding off the intros to our trio of new arrivals, it’s San Francisco’s best connected PR professional (and LCI’s new ‘sports chick’ in residence), Robin Carr. What did you do before PR? – I’ve been doing PR since I graduated from San Jose State University. Before that, I did singing telegrams. I was available for […]

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Meet the Media – John General

John General is a production assistant with CNNVR and CNNMoney. He is based in New York City. What’s your top priority at work for today? My top priority at work today is to publish a new virtual reality video on the aftermath of California’s Carr Fire that I’ve been working on. Our field producers have […]

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