Media Relations Case Studies
Case Study: PR Helps to Articulate Brain Disease to the NFL and the Public While Lifting Research Group’s Expert Standing
After discovering a brain disease caused by concussions, a small research organization turns to PR to help raise its profile and prepare for congressional testimony.
Case Study: Post-Haiti Quake, Cruise Line Turns Rough Docking Decision Criticism Into a Smooth CSR story
After a wave of negative press followed Royal Caribbean’s decision return to its long-visited Haitian port just days after the massive earthquake struck the island in January, the cruise company was able to turn the course of the coverage with consistent messaging.
Case Study: Beverage Org Capitalizes on Obama’s Beer Summit to Launch Frothy Press Release Against an Old Foe
A national beverage trade group finds that a national event is the perfect time to point out a rival’s inconsistencies.
Case Study: Plump Up the Volume: PR Injects Potent Media Outreach Into Campaign to Expose ‘Unnatural’ Poultry Practice
To help protect Foster Farms’ Natural product line, Fineman PR plays up the "plumping" of chicken with salt water by competitors.
Case Study: Grasshopper’s Multi-Sensory Campaign Grows by Leaps And Bounds, Creating Big Buzz Around Rebranding
Chocolate-covered grasshoppers and a video on entrepreneurship were two of the key components in the Grasshopper Group’s rebranding effort.
Case Study: Fitness Mag Integrates Editorial Messages With Live Events, Boosting Brand Awareness and Sponsorships
Fitness magazine Shape rebooted its brand for summer with a Bikini Body Tour and outreach campaign.
Case Study: When in Gnome: Integrated Campaign Follows Travelocity Figurehead on a Cross-Country Adventure
Travelocity fights the recession travel blues with a clever campaign that pits travel destinations against one another.
Case Study: PR in Iraq: Army Corps of Engineers Builds Schools, Goodwill—and Gets ‘Scooped’ by the Enemy
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers tailored outreach to the Iraqi people about its mission with the aim to educate the community and protect its staff with the help of public affairs specialists.
Case Study: PR Drives Top-Tier Media Coverage and High Public Awareness of Ford’s Theatre Renovation
The renovation of Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., offered theater management a unique opportunity to reposition the historic landmark as something more than just the place where Abraham Lincoln got shot.
Case Study: FEMA’s Flood Insurance Program Awareness Campaign Keeps Agents Connected and Customers Covered
To counter the public’s belief that flood insurance was largely unneccessary, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Ogilvy PR created the FloodSmart campaign, designed to communicate flood risk and insurance options.