We asked a media trainer how she gets senior executives to submit to media training and about other aspects of preparing to face the media.
There are many reasons people use clichés, catchphrases and trendy words of the day: it’s a communications shortcut, and for the most part it’s not illegal. Those are the only reasons I can think of. So, as in years past I present to you the Epic List of Useless Words, Sayings and Retorts. This is […]
Reaching out to reporters can be a laborious process, but providing them with useful information and fostering those relationships can help you reach your coverage goals.
How the use of mobile in internal communications is critical to keeping this important demographic engaged and connected.
Writing obituaries for the traditional press release has become a growth industry. Nevertheless, organizations continue to rely on press releases as a cost-effective means to disseminate their messages. Yet the nature of the press release is changing.
We all have them: Clients who demand the very best at any cost, with little thought to the burden they place on individuals, not to mention an agency’s collective sanity. Add in soaring expectations, tight timeframes and even tighter budgets, and you can throw any semblance of work-life balance out the window, right?
Providing media training to senior managers and C-level executives who think they don’t need it is something of an occupational hazard for professional communicators.
What is the best way to react to negative news? Since many stories fade quickly, is a reaction always warranted? By responding, you run the risk of keeping the story alive and encouraging additional coverage. Still, there are times when a response is necessary to curtail a serious hit to your reputation and/or sales.