Stephen Chavez, president of ChavezPR and PRSA Los Angeles, recently took the helm of nonprofit advocacy organization Latino Equality Alliance (LEA). PRNEWS spoke with him at the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month about coalition building, the Alliance’s biggest communications priorities and advice for communicators looking to reach the Hispanic market.
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PRNEWS held a virtual roundtable with the 2023 Data & Measurement Game-Changers to discuss the value of predictive metrics in media analysis and crisis mitigation; the importance of incorporating a multitude of tools to ascertain sentiment; and resources that communicators can leverage to brush up on their measurement know-how.
Synchrony recently promoted Sue Bishop to EVP, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer. In this position, she will establish a new Corporate Affairs office, “to address growing opportunities and complex issues shaping today’s global business environment.”
The local organizing committee for the next national USA Special Olympics, held in Minneapolis in 2026, chose local agency Haberman to lead public relations around the games. PRNEWS spoke with agency co-founder Fred Haberman about his plans.
In this data roundup, we look at journalists’ response rates for podcasts and explore tips for pitching podcasters. We also review a study examining the value of thought leadership and the importance of getting your executives to post on social.
In a wide-ranging roundtable discussion, PRNEWS asked Ben Finzel of The Change Agencies; Kevin Wong of The Trevor Project; Ben Dorf, of The Ad Council; and Cathy Renna of National LGBTQ Task Force about the evolution of LGBTQ+-related comms, how organizations can best support their LGBTQ+ stakeholders and advice for brands looking to do better for these communities.
Absolut Vodka last year entered the metaverse, expanding its presence at Coachella into the digital realm. PRNEWS caught up with Matt Foley, VP of Marketing for Absolut, to talk about the brand’s experience in the space and its plans for the future.
PRNEWS recently spoke with Nikki Kria, the newly appointed head of Communications at Kickstarter, about the plans to revitalize the brand.
This week we look at messaging techniques, with regard to communications around the Hollywood writers strike and who wins. We also shine a spotlight on Mental Health Awareness month and a few authentic campaigns. Plus, how does Shein counter its reputation as it reportedly eyes an IPO?