September 22 marks the official start of the fall season. Here’s a sampling from some of the PR issues we covered this summer that are sure to become more pronounced this fall and in 2014.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, Friday can be the best day to pitch the media. And oh, yes, don’t forget to pick up the telephone. We asked Lisa Zlotnick senior VP, media at Lippe Taylor, about media training advice that you have been getting for years, and why you should ignore it.
Walgreens is moving 120,000 employees to a private health insurance exchange from coverage that’s provided directly from carriers. How this move will be interpreted is up to the company’s PR team.
While it may not be the norm in public relations just yet, integrated communications is starting to take up more bandwidth in the PR process.
Kim Kardashian has reportedly split from her longtime family publicist, Jill Fritzo, and signed with Slate PR. Sources suggest that Kardashian is looking to rebrand herself and establish a persona separate from her family.
For Calvin Stowell, director of digital and content at DoSomething.org, the website focusing on younger people and social change has all the tools to construct a successful digital team. The trick is to make sure there is a sense of camaraderie among the team members.
Finding the right CSR program for your company can be daunting. The obstacle isn’t that your employees don’t want to give back and help others, but rather that different things move different people.