PR & Media Relations

From Fairytales to Facts: Measuring PR Success

It used to be that traditional advertising stole the spotlight from public relations, the quieter relative of its more sophisticated counterpart. Rather than sweep dramatically across the ballroom floor, PR pros would find an obscure corner for intimate discussions with journalists, third-party advisers and other targeted participants, while every prince...

Just Do It

As I was listening to WAMC’s Roundtable the other day while driving to meet with one of our clients, one of the station’s listeners called in expressing great concern about our nation’s new immigration policy that literally pulls apart children and parents as they attempt to cross our borders. The...

MEDIA MOMENT––Orie Givens, Spectrum News

Orie, thanks for being our guest this month. Can you tell us a little bit more about Spectrum News? Spectrum News is a 24-hour cable news channel dedicated to providing viewers with local news, politics, features, sports and weather. At Spectrum News Hudson Valley, we work to provide our viewers...

Eight Paths to Better PR in 2018

Successfully opening the doors of a new business, adding another location, growing a product line, building on your B-to-B firm’s market position or securing more community support for your not-for-profit — these are all scenarios in which smart public relations and marketing can add value — and lots of it....

Gratitude: 7 Reasons I Love Working in PR

For all of the rants I see about the difficulties inherent in public relations work, starting with how the profession typically is ranked as one of the most stressful occupations year-after-year and ending with stories of clients behaving badly, I truly enjoy my career as a PR professional. Here are...

Media Moment––Charlie Cornacchio from HVNN

Members of the media and PR pros can be friends. Yes, really. That sentiment is the basis behind this “Media Moment,” a Q&A that gives our blog readers a better insight into some of our favorite journalists, reporters and media personalities. We ask questions and our media pals weigh in....