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About Richard Brownell

Richard Brownell is Content Manager, PR Events 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.

PR News Announces Platinum PR Awards Winners

PR news announced the winners and honorable mentions of its 2014 Platinum PR Awards at a luncheon at the Grand Hyatt in New York City on September 16, 2014 | MORE »

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2014 Platinum PR Hall of Fame Inductees

PR News celebrated the 2014 inductees into its Platinum Hall of Fame at the Platinum PR Awards luncheon on Sept. 16, 2014m at New York’s Grand Hyatt. The Platinum Hall of Fame honors campaigns that … | MORE »

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Did CBS Take Low Road by Canceling Rihanna?

Skirting an issue like domestic violence to avoid controversy will send a message that your brand is callous and uncaring. | MORE »

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5 Lessons PR People Can Learn From Joan Rivers

The life and career of Joan Rivers offers a number of lessons for people working in PR.  | MORE »

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4 Key Elements of a Crisis Communications Team

There are certain qualities that should stand out among candidates when assembling a crisis communications team.  | MORE »

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NFL’s New Domestic Violence Policy: From Bad PR, a Second Try

The NFL’s new policy calling for stiff sanctions against players who commit domestic violence marks a big change for the league and for commissioner Roger Goodell.  | MORE »

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Don’t Avoid Activists on Social Media, Join the Conversation

When consumer activists come knocking, it doesn’t have to unfold into a full-blown crisis. There are ways to work with them on social media that can be beneficial. | MORE »

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4 Ways Your Tweet Could Lead to a Crisis

Twitter is a powerful tool that can take your brand to new heights, but in the wrong hands it can be a terrible weapon that can lead to a PR disaster.  | MORE »

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7 Keys to Crisis Message Development

Your brand’s communications team should have a comprehensive crisis-management plan in place that includes these key items for message development.  | MORE »

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PR News Announces 2014 Top Places to Work in PR

PR News will recognize 50 Top Places to Work in PR at special luncheon event on Sept. 16 at New York’s Grand Hyatt.  | MORE »

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