While CNN’s Chris Licht may have been flattered by the offer of a profile, it was up to his comms team to point out the drawbacks. To ensure your leadership profile doesn’t go sideways and achieves the desired result, consider our contributor’s best practices.
Stories by T.J. Winick
All that glitters is not gold. That seems to be true with MixBin. The brand recalled nearly 300,000 of its glittery mobile phone cases after an unnamed liquid started dripping from them, burning customers’ skin. While MixBin responded quickly to the situation, offering a full refund, its written statement seems tone deaf and unapologetic.
As a local and network news reporter, I conducted thousands of interviews over nearly two decades. Yet it was only after I made the leap into strategic and crisis communications that I fully appreciated the complex dynamic at play.