Here are two examples of how I leveraged my skills and experiences as a public relations professional to successfully influence public policy—all without getting paid a dime for my time or worrying about which clients may be offended by my stand.
It’s National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and brands are going all out to show their support. The challenge lies in the ability for organizations with cancer-related CSR programs to stand out from the crowd and let stakeholders know about the great work that they’re doing.
You’ve spent months on your communications plan in an effort to earn media coverage and attract volunteers for your community event. Now that you have people ready to get dirty for the cause, don’t miss an opportunity to inspire them to become brand ambassadors.
Nothing can go wrong (ethically speaking) if we are truthful, if we behave in a manner consistent with our values and if we inform our constituents about whom we work for. However, life is never that simple.
As a PR professional who has helped educators nationwide become media spokespeople and advocates, I am only too aware that the reasons for the disconnect between teachers and the press are complex. I also know that the media is a powerful lever that can help shift the poor public perception of teachers, a change that is long overdue.
Case Study: Agency Helps A Legacy of Giving Update Its PR Program, Extend Reach and Teach Kids How to Be CharitableSeptember 23rd, 2013 by Lucia Davis
In 2011, Texas public schools lost $5.3 billion to massive budget cuts. As a result, schools were forced to cut valuable educational programs. One piece of curriculum in danger of losing its funding was A Legacy of Giving (Legacy), a nonprofit organization that teaches children to be philanthropists.
PR News on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, celebrated the winners and honorable mentions of its PR Agency Elite Awards at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.
This week, Business Insider fired its “brogrammer” CTO, Pax Dickinson, after media outlets shed light his repeated racist, sexist and homophobic tweets. But why did it take a public outcry for the publication to let him go?
PR News on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, celebrated the winners and honorable mentions of its PR Agency Elite Awards at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. The awards set benchmarks of excellence in client PR efforts, as PR agencies were recognized for their work in 23 practice areas.