Executives from APCO Worldwide studied the campaign against Nike and Colin Kaepernick on Twitter and found it wasn’t as widespread or authentic as it seemed at first glance. They conclude that brands should avoid rushing to respond to what appears to be negative social sentiment. Instead, they urge brands to study the elements behind anti-brand content before responding.
Brands must devote some of their business to the common good in an era when a majority of consumers demand ethical practices and value-based company missions. It’s in a communicator’s best interest to promote and champion the causes their company is a part of, building loyalty with audiences and improving trust among consumers. Here are four ways to build a successful social good program at your organization.
A beach-ready bike safety campaign. A long-term commitment to Puerto Rico’s hurricane relief. A virtual reality experience to curb binge drinking. These are just a few of the campaigns championed by the finalists at PR News’ CSR awards, an elite group of brands that have spearheaded highly successful CSR campaigns and initiatives over the last year. PR News’ 2019 CSR winners will be celebrated at a luncheon ceremony on March 15 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
A map of arts organizations of color. An empowerment initiative for female rabbis. A social-led effort to curb teen bullying.mThese are just a few of the campaigns championed by the finalists at PR News’ nonprofit awards, an elite group of brands that have spearheaded highly successful nonprofit campaigns and initiatives over the last year. PR News’ 2019 Nonprofit winners will be celebrated at a luncheon ceremony on March 15 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
They make others look good and know never to apologize when they get a promotion or land a big account. They are mentors and have unabashedly sought out sponsors. They know how to read a balance sheet and understand that work/life balance is an imperfect science. These are the 2019 PR News Top Women in PR. Our salute to them on January 25 during a gala luncheon in NYC yielded a lot of great advice. Here are some samples.
Each year, PR News recognizes outstanding female communications leaders at its Top Women in PR luncheon. The 2019 event, at the Grand Hyatt in New York City on Jan. 25, saw nearly 300 top female communicators celebrate the 2018 accomplishments of their colleagues and friends.
Each year, PR News celebrates its list of Top Women in PR, an elite group of communications professionals who have spearheaded highly successful campaigns in recent months. They’ve also mentored colleagues and ideated some of the most creative PR plans in the business. So, what does it take to be a Top Woman in PR? We sat down with 2019 Top Woman honoree Adriana Arvizo, external communications manager at Comcast, to find out.
As the PR News’ Top Women in PR awards luncheon approaches (Jan. 25, NYC), we look at why women continue to dominate PR in terms of numbers of jobs, yet are largely excluded from its leadership positions. We asked some of the women who will be honored next week about this and what can be done. They said the solutions should come from women and industry.
A woman of many talents, ESPN’s Hannah Storm discusses visual storytelling and her work as a film director/producer and the founder of a charitable foundation in this brief video.
What does it take to be a Top Woman in PR? PR News sat down with 2019 honoree Kristina Adamski, vice president of corporate communications at Nissan, to learn about her approach to media relations and hear her top pointers for aspiring female leaders in the field.