PR

Using Photography to Tell Stories

Todd Johnson, visual journalist at the San Francisco Business Times, gives us an insight into his work as a photojournalist, some PR tips and the future of photography. What’s your top story for today? My days are usually spent shooting assignments that could be published that same day, for the weekly print paper or for […]

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Why Would Anyone Want to Work in PR?

By Gus Nodal, Media Relations Manager According to a recent annual report on job stress compiled by CareerCast, a career in public relations ranks among the top 10 most stressful careers – right next to police officer, airline pilot, firefighter and enlisted military personnel. So why would anyone want to work in PR? When I […]

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Digital Communications at the Forefront of the Evolving PR Industry

By Gregory Bortkiewicz It feels like PR has been in the news a lot lately, from the airline fiascos at United and British Airways to the resignation of the White House communications director (good luck to whoever takes on that job!) A good old-fashioned PR crisis will always make the news, but this doesn’t change […]

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Meet the Media – Katie Burke, San Francisco Business Times

Katie Burke, San Francisco Business Times What’s your top story for today? It’s going to be more like top story of the year, but retail closures will be a significant part of my beat for the rest of 2017. The industry is being slammed by a perfect storm of demographic changes, major shifts in shopping habits and — especially in […]

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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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