Meet the Media – Alan Ohnsman

Alan Ohnsman is the senior editor for future mobility at Forbes. Can you tell us what types of stories, trends or issues are on your radar now? There’s a lot of innovation happening in trucking and logistics at the moment, from cleaner electric powertrains to ever-higher levels of automation. It’s going to have a big impact on the movement and…
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Are trade shows worth it?

By Brianne Murphy Miller, Director I’ve worked more trade shows than I can count on behalf of clients – gathering media interviews, manning booths and enduring long hours on my feet. From the National Hardware Show to CES, Book Expo America to the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, I’ve logged more hours on the floor of convention centers than almost…
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Meet the Media – Dennis McNally

Dennis McNally is an author, publicist, lecturer, and music business multitasker. He began as the Grateful Dead’s publicist in 1984, and has since worked with many different musicians, bands, record companies and promoters, including Zakir Hussain, Steve Kimock, Little Feat and  Bob Weir & RatDog. His Grateful Dead book, A Long Strange Trip, came out in 2002, and a study…
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Introducing Lidar Larry – The Crash Test Genius

I recently met Lidar Larry at the second annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology on October 2nd, 2019 held at Levy’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Our client, Velodyne Lidar, produces this must-attend event. Sean: Lidar Larry, it was nice meeting you at the World Safety Summit. Tell me all about the Summit. Lidar Larry: The World Safety Summit…
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Meet the Media – Aly Walansky

Aly Walansky is a freelance lifestyle journalist. She is a contributor to Today, Men’s Health, FoodNetwork, AskMen, INSIDER.com, Reader’s Digest, Women’s Health Mag, along with many other titles. Tell us how you got your start? Tell us your story! Wow! OK, pretty standard, I guess. I grew up loving to read – magazines, books, posters on the side of the…
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Meet the Media – Dave Leggett

Dave Leggett is the editor of automotive news and analysis site, Just Auto. Can you tell us what types of stories, trends or issues are on your radar now? There is always plenty going on in the auto industry, but there has been an explosion of interest in CASE (Connectivity, Autonomous, Sharing, Electric) developments and trends over the past year…
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Introducing Lauren Feldis

LCI welcomes Lauren Feldis, who joins the team this fall as a PR intern. In this week’s LCInsights blog, Lauren shares what she’s most looking forward to learning during her internship. Tell us a little about yourself. I’m a recent graduate of Whitman College, a small liberal arts school in Walla Walla, Washington (a town so nice they named it…
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Seven Steps To Better Communication When A Crisis Hits

This blog originally appeared on Forbes’ website. LCI president and CEO, David Landis, is a member of Forbes San Francisco Business Council – an invitation-only organization for successful entrepreneurs and business leaders in the Bay Area. As a PR executive with decades of experience, I’ve seen a number of corporate crises that demonstrate a basic lack of communication know-how. Crises…
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Meet the Media – Beverly Butler

Beverly Butler is a senior vice president at Wells Fargo Bank, with a focus on customer experience communications. What’s your top priority at work for today? Today was all about making sure Wells Fargo team members in the area that could be affected by Hurricane Dorian knew when and where to report to work…or not, depending on the storm’s path….
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Meet the Media – Betty Sullivan and Jen Viegas

Betty Sullivan and Jen Viegas are co-publishers and co-editors of the San Francisco Bay Times – one of the oldest LGBTQ newspapers in the Bay Area. How old is your newspaper and what makes it unique? Betty & Jen: The San Francisco Bay Times was founded in 1978, so it’s over four decades old now. It was the first paper…
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