Media Training

12 PR Tips for Working with Media

January 10th, 2014 by

Communicators tend to forget the fundamentals of dealing with the media. Here are some key tips to remember.

Lessons From Chris Christie’s Career-Threatening Crisis

January 9th, 2014 by

Call it “Bridgegate” or “Bridgeghazi” or whatever you want, but it seems as though New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is fully immersed in a messy scandal.

Benefits of Reciprocal Mentoring Apply to Both Sides of the Table

December 23rd, 2013 by

Being a part of a global PR agency is a double-edged sword for a young professional: It is both freeing and intimidating. The career possibilities are endless and therein lies the dilemma.

Adam Myrick

Are You a ‘So What’ PR Writer?

December 19th, 2013 by

As communicators, we like to think of ourselves as good writers, but many of us are just reinforcing bad habits. Learn how to write copy that stands out.

Dig Deeper for Yourself and Your PR Team

December 16th, 2013 by

While the caliber of PR-focused training is at an all-time high, communicators are suffering from being too narrowly concentrated on “PR” issues.

How to Avoid Mistakes in Crafting Press Releases

November 27th, 2013 by

Preventing common mistakes in writing press releases will increase the likelihood that they will be read by journalists.

10 Takeaways from PR News’ Chicago Writing Boot Camp

November 25th, 2013 by

Tweeting and posting with mobile in mind is just one of many takeaways from the recent PR News Writing Boot Camp in Chicago.

5 Tips for Breaking Through to Journalists You Don’t Know

November 25th, 2013 by

The success or failure of your media pitch rests with how well you have targeted journalists you don’t know.

A Message to Ford Motor Co.: Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid

November 14th, 2013 by

By commenting on the mayor, the company is essentially fostering a connection between itself and the scandal.

What’s Your CEO’s Media Relations Persona?

November 12th, 2013 by

Chip Wilson, founder of yoga apparel and accessories company, Lululemon found himself in an unfortunate situation after being ill prepared for a Bloomberg TV interview. In case you missed it, the company had to recall its yoga pants after it became quite obvious that its signature product was severely flawed.