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About Richard Brownell

Richard Brownell is Group Content Manager at PR News. He has several years' experience in developing and producing online events. Richard is a published author with several titles for young audiences to his credit. He has also written political commentary for several popular websites and his stage plays have been produced in New York and other major cities.

A Day in the Life of PR: Win a $500 AmEx Gift Card

Send us a 90-second clip of a Day in the Life of your PR team and you may win a $500 AmEx gift card.  | MORE »

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4 Media Engagement Tactics That Work for the UN Foundation’s PR Team

The UN Foundation’s partnership program for media engagement offers tips that can serve as a model for nonprofit groups looking to share their story with a wider audience.  | MORE »

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Philly Mayor Leads the Message After Amtrak Derailment

Communicating crucial details with the public is a primary concern when a tragedy strikes. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has proven a largely effective crisis communicator. | MORE »

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What PR Pros Need to Know About Facebook Instant Articles

Facebook’s Instant Articles has the potential to change the way people absorb news and content, and how PR communicators do their jobs. | MORE »

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How Tom Brady Can Stop His Reputation’s Deflation

Everyone makes mistakes, sometimes egregious ones, but in time those can be forgiven. What is not forgiven is lying about your role in bad behavior. | MORE »

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8 Benefits of Business Blogging [Infographic]

Blogging is a vital resource for brands looking to expand their audience. It helps acquire new customers and it can establish you as an industry leader. | MORE »

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3 PR Takeaways From Pew’s News Media Report

PR communicators can learn a lot from this year’s Pew Research State of the News Media report to help guide their efforts.  | MORE »

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7 Tips for Using Social Media in a Brand Crisis

Engaging the public on social media is one of the most effective—and dangerous—ways of handling a brand crisis. It can reach around the world in a heartbeat and it offers you a greater degree of control over your message than traditional media, provided you use it correctly. | MORE »

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5 Steps to Building a Thought Leadership Campaign

Having a thought leader in the senior ranks of your brand can be a great benefit, but thought leaders must be cultivated. They cannot be made. | MORE »

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4 Elements of a Successful Blog Strategy

Whether your brand is just starting a blog or you are looking revamp an existing one, there are key points to keep in mind when developing a blog strategy.  | MORE »

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