Pete Bigelow

Meet the Media – Pete Bigelow

Pete Bigelow is a senior reporter at Automotive News where he writes about self-driving technology and mobility. He lives with his family in Dexter, Michigan. Can you tell us what types of stories, trends or issues are on your radar now? I appreciate that a lot of the autonomous-vehicle hype deflated in the past few […]

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Bay Area Cabaret

Introducing Bay Area Cabaret

So, Marilyn, Bay Area Cabaret is the honoree of LCI’s annual holiday gift. We pick a deserving non-profit every year and make a donation in honor of our clients, employees and colleagues. Tell me a little about Bay Area Cabaret’s mission. Bay Area Cabaret is a 15-year-old nonprofit organization that supports music in the Bay Area […]

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The Time of My Life

by Brianne Murphy Miller Am I over 50 and obsolete? No – I just need a firmware upgrade. As a communications professional with 35(ish) years of experience, I’m often looked upon by my younger colleagues as a sage. Or knowledgeable. Or maybe just old? Most of us get to that point in our careers when […]

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California wildfires

Wildfires and the Value of Local Journalism

by Craig MacLellan 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 […]

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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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