Gone are the days of formality. Now, the relationship between reporter and corporation requires frequency and transparency.
As the media landscape continues to fracture, with traditional outlets shrinking and new digital-based platforms emerging, PR executives are challenged to adjust media strategies and resources to gain maximum media coverage.
The problem of CEO lip dislocation has lately reared its ugly head; crisis guru Jim Lukaszewski reveals the symptoms and the cures for this serious malady.
Throughout its series of fashion media tours for Belk, Panorama PR hosted intimate one-on-one meetings between the department store’s fashion spokesperson, Arlene Goldstein, and select press.
The media relations game will be won less by how well a spokesperson answers the hard questions, and more by his or her ability to powerfully connect with the easy ones.
In a country where both business and government keep the press at arm’s length, here’s how good relationships with foreign journalists can be a win-win situation.
It wasn’t just the fact that Republican Scott Brown once posed for Cosmo that vaulted him to the office of U.S. senator from Massachusetts. Mobile communications also played a big part in the win, but what has gained the most attention from political strategists is a new application for smartphones that was used during the race.
For other companies wishing to do a campaign similar to Nationwide’s Driving While Distracted program, which educates consumers on safe driving practices, Fleishman-Hillard’s Senior Vice President Bill Ferguson and Nationwide’s communications consultant for media relations, Charley Gillespie, offer tips.
When looking to secure press for your client or your organization, the aim is typically the big feature, but sometimes when the news might not be as strong as you’d like, the more effective angle to pursue could be that of a trend story.
Never have the stakes been higher for managing a brand’s perception or for effectively stating your market position in a way which confers trust and credibility while also establishing product distinction. And, for marketing managers …