Taking a Mid-Year Break

By Ashley Boarman, Account Supervisor Activities like spending time with family, work travel, multiple deadlines, Netflix and our extracurriculars (such as working out and spending quality time with friends) don’t leave us much time to just… STOP. Nonetheless, taking time to slow down is critical to one’s emotional, mental and physical health. For these reasons, […]

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Alison Bailin

Meet the Media – Alison Bailin

By day, Alison Bailin is a veteran senior account executive at our PRGN partner – HMA Public Relations in Phoenix. But by night, she is one of the state’s most prolific freelance writers. Get to know her better below: Tell us how you got into freelance writing? I began my PR career in 2004 with […]

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Barbara Lane

Meet the Media – Barbara Lane

Barbara Lane is the new book columnist at the San Francisco Chronicle. Following a career in journalism with KPIX-TV (where she worked with LCI’s David Landis), KGO-AM and KRON-TV, Barbara served as the director of lecture and literature at the Commonwealth club of California and director of arts & ideas at the Jewish Community Center […]

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David Landis

Meet the Media – David Landis aka The Gay Gourmet

Today’s Meet the Media is very close to home. It’s our own CEO/President, David Landis, who in addition to being our fearless leader also is a restaurant critic, dubbed “The Gay Gourmet,” for the San Francisco Bay Times. This blog post was published in a slightly different form by our PR affiliate in Arizona, HMA […]

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Introducing Harper Martins

LCI welcomes Harper Martins, who joins the team this summer as a PR intern. In this week’s LCInsights blog, Harper shares what she’s most looking forward to learning during her internship. Tell us a little about yourself. Hi! My name is Harper and I’m a recent graduate from San Francisco State University. I’m newly equipped […]

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Farewell Leah Garchik

Leah Garchik is more than just a reporter. Or a community supporter. Or a mere columnist. A fixture at the San Francisco Chronicle for 47 years, she has brightened our mornings by writing a daily column for the last several years about all things San Francisco – from charity functions, to books, to public eavesdropping, […]

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How does good investor relations make a difference?

This blog originally appeared on the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) website. PRGN is a connected network of 50 public relations firms serving key markets around the world. The author is Michael Diegelmann of our German affiliate, cometis AG. Reduced to the essentials, it is actually quite simple: investors on the capital markets want to earn money and they […]

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david louie

Meet the Media – David Louie

David Louie covers business and technology in Silicon Valley for KGO – ABC’s Bay Area affiliate. Can you tell us what types of stories, trends or issues are on your radar now? The evolutionary adaptation of new technologies in the consumer marketplace get my attention and generate viewer engagement. Obviously, AI is an important part […]

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Top Websites, Blogs and Magazines for PR pros

This blog originally appeared on the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) website. PRGN is a connected network of 50 public relations firms serving key markets around the world. Although PR professionals are usually seen as news-shapers, we’re also news-makers, especially as our industry continues to evolve at an ever-increasing rate. The PR trade titles do a […]

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emily jenks

Meet the Media – Emily Jenks

Emily Jenks is a San Francisco-based family photographer ( and serves on the board of the Golden Gate Mothers Group as the director of kids activities and social events. What types of stories, trends or opportunities are you focused on right now? Anything and everything. I spend a lot of time fielding questions from clients, […]

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