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The Ethos of Landis Communications

By Nick Singer, assistant account executive When I first joined LCI, I knew from the get-go that our mission and PR efforts went beyond the pursuit of money. LCI takes on clients that are ethical and genuinely do good in the world, especially for those who are “forgotten” in the new world of tech. One […]

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Meet the Media – Mark Carman, WGN Radio & FanSided.com

What’s your top story for today? The top story we are covering today is fallout from the NFL draft while also focusing on the NBA playoffs. Tell us about your dream assignment. My dream assignment is getting to interview the biggest names in sports from LeBron James, Michael Jordan, Bryce Harper, Tom Brady etc. I […]

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Are We Standing on the Next Grassy Knoll of Journalism?

By David Landis, President, Landis Communications Inc. (LCI) I recently returned from the global gathering of our PR affiliates – this time in Dallas, Texas. Our Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) conferences are always inspiring sessions where PR pros from around the world meet to discuss trends, business practices and business development. But often it’s […]

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Don’t be a Dead Fish!

By Ashley Boarman, account supervisor I’ve been on the professional events circuit lately where I’ve encountered several bad handshakes. There’s the classic icky sweaty palm (yuck!) and the always awkward “lobster claw,” when a person clasps a few of your fingers and then pulls away. We can’t, of course, forget the most awkward of all […]

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Should Auto Suppliers Exhibit at CES?

By Bianchi PR, our Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) partner in Detroit CES – formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show – seems to have become somewhat of an auto show in recent years, as automakers and top automotive suppliers have jumped on the tech bandwagon to show off their most forward-thinking concepts. Numerous top-tier […]

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Podcasts – An Untapped Medium

By Nick Singer, account coordinator I wrote a blog about a year ago about how podcasts had made my daily commute so much more enjoyable, and I think it’s time for an update. I am sure many of you, like me, listen to podcasts on your way to work, whether it’s to clear your head […]

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A (Global) Question of Trust

By Anne Green, president and CEO of CooperKatz, our Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) partner based in New York City. For a communications professional working in the U.S., the last few months have been a time of intense introspection about the state of the media. The rhetoric has been thick and charged. Phrases like “alternative […]

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West vs. East: Differences between PR – and life – on the Coasts

By David Cumpston, Director, Landis Communications Inc. I just returned from a weeklong trip to New York, more than four years after my last visit. Being the urban aficionado that I am, I didn’t mean to stay away for so long – life just took hold and I ended up visiting several new places instead […]

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Meet the Media – Michael Gray, San Francisco Chronicle

Michael Gray, Enterprise & Investigations Editor at the San Francisco Chronicle What’s your top priority at work today? In my new role as managing editor, it seems like everything is suddenly my top priority. But essentially my priority every day is trying to help The Chronicle find the best enterprise and investigative stories we can, […]

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