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Meet the Media – David Landis aka The Gay Gourmet

Today’s Meet the Media is very close to home. It’s our own CEO/President, David Landis, who in addition to being the fearless leader of the best public relations firm in San Francisco, is also a restaurant critic, dubbed “The Gay Gourmet,” for the San Francisco Bay Times. This blog post was published in a slightly different form by our PR…
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Introducing Harper Martins

LCI welcomes Harper Martins, who joins the team this summer as a PR intern. In this week’s LCInsights blog, Harper shares what she’s most looking forward to learning during her internship. Tell us a little about yourself. Hi! My name is Harper and I’m a recent graduate from San Francisco State University. I’m newly equipped with a degree in business…
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Farewell Leah Garchik

Leah Garchik is more than just a reporter. Or a community supporter. Or a mere columnist. A fixture at the San Francisco Chronicle for 47 years, she has brightened our mornings by writing a daily column for the last several years about all things San Francisco – from charity functions, to books, to public eavesdropping, to community activism and more….
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How does good investor relations make a difference?

This blog originally appeared on the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) website. PRGN is a connected network of 50 public relations firms serving key markets around the world. The author is Michael Diegelmann of our German affiliate, cometis AG.  Reduced to the essentials, it is actually quite simple: investors on the capital markets want to earn money and they hate making mistakes. This principle…
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Meet the Media – David Louie

David Louie covers business and technology in Silicon Valley for KGO – ABC’s Bay Area affiliate. Can you tell us what types of stories, trends or issues are on your radar now? The evolutionary adaptation of new technologies in the consumer marketplace get my attention and generate viewer engagement. Obviously, AI is an important part of this, although it’s more…
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Top Websites, Blogs and Magazines for PR pros

This blog originally appeared on the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) website. PRGN is a connected network of 50 public relations firms serving key markets around the world. Although PR professionals are usually seen as news-shapers, we’re also news-makers, especially as our industry continues to evolve at an ever-increasing rate. The PR trade titles do a vital job in keeping our…
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Meet the Media – Emily Jenks

Emily Jenks is a San Francisco-based family photographer (www.emilyjenks.com) and serves on the board of the Golden Gate Mothers Group as the director of kids activities and social events. What types of stories, trends or opportunities are you focused on right now? Anything and everything. I spend a lot of time fielding questions from clients, such as what to wear…
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Meet the Media – Carrie Sisto

Carrie Sisto is an editor at Hoodline, which aims to create informative, high-quality, and engaging content from a local perspective What types of stories, trends, or issues are on your radar? My writing for Hoodline typically focuses on events and interesting business openings or closings in the Tenderloin neighborhood, where I live and work. Today I’m working on an article…
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Meet the Media – Natalie Bettendorf

Natalie Bettendorf is the podcast editor of the Daily Trojan – University of Southern California’s student-run newspaper. What’s your top priority at work for today? Put simply: the truth. Journalism has become a dangerous profession in the United States. It always has been, particularly in many other countries, but I am honored to be in an industry where so many people…
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Five tips for your next RFP

Few acronyms strike more fear in my heart than the dreaded RFP – Request for Proposals (Run For Pete’s sake, as I prefer).  Every single one seems to have a different, esoteric requisite. Team bios that are no more than 50 characters each. File sent by 5:00pm on a Friday (are you really reviewing over the weekend?). Or my favorite…
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