Client Handlery Hotels Welcomes Fire Evacuees in Difficult Times

By David Cumpston, Senior Director When the latest round of devastating wildfires erupted across Northern California and then in Southern California, tens of thousands of families were ordered to evacuate their homes. With many unable to shelter with family or friends, hotelier Jon Handlery, president of (client) Handlery Hotels, Inc. knew that this was a challenge he could address. Since…
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Meet the Media: Kalea Hall, Auto Writer at The Detroit News

This week’s “Meet the Media” submission comes courtesy of Bianchi Public Relations, our Public Relations Global Network partner in Detroit.  Please click here for the original post or you can continue reading below. Kalea Hall is an auto writer for The Detroit News who specifically covers General Motors Co. She also follows industry issues, the United Auto Workers and other…
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Building a Thought Leadership Program During a Pandemic

By Brianne Miller, Senior Counselor Traditionally, speaking opportunities and panel discussions have always served as cornerstones of any thought leadership program. Participating in a “live” discussion allows the audience to get a better feel for the speaker’s personality – not to mention the ample opportunities for networking before and after the event. How do you build a successful program when…
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Meet the Media: Mark Seth Lender with PRI’s “Living on Earth”

By Polly Ikonen, Senior Counselor To many, Mark Lender has a dream job. As producer, essayist and web photographer for PRI’s “Living On Earth,” the only nationally broadcast public radio program exclusively dedicated to environment and wildlife, Mark waxes poetic about everything from wild animals to climate change. He’s also an avid photographer, as evidenced by a few of his…
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Is The Healthcare PR Rulebook Applicable During A Pandemic?

By Leigh Anne Varney, Senior Account Supervisor Let’s talk about the elephant in the room: the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only is there no real end in sight – and it is an understatement to say it has forever changed everything from school schedules to work life – but it’s obvious that healthcare has never been more omnipresent. It’s safe to…
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Lessons learned from PRGN agency internships

By David Cumpston, Senior Director It’s no secret: one of the best ways to get your foot into the door of your dream company is to work as an intern there first. No matter if it’s a position in the communications field or something as different as a wildlife sanctuary or an assisted living facility, opportunities abound.  Although the COVID-19…
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Three Tips to Run a Successful Healthcare PR Campaign

By David Cumpston, Senior Director It’s easy to assume that a PR campaign is a PR campaign, however several factors must be considered when it comes to running a successful healthcare PR campaign. From the importance of following HIPAA regulations to staying on top of ever-changing medical information (particularly during the current COVID-19 pandemic), one must think critically when devising…
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Meet the Media: Steven Ewing, Managing Editor at CNET Roadshow

This week’s “Meet the Media” submission comes courtesy of Bianchi Public Relations, our Public Relations Global Network partner in Detroit.  Please click here to read the original post or you can read the content in its entirety below. As the managing editor at CNET Roadshow, I get to test the latest and greatest cars in a variety of locations. I…
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During a Global Pandemic, Healthcare PR Takes Center Stage

By Brianne Miller, Senior Counselor LCI has been working with healthcare and health-adjacent clients – such as UCSF, Sutter Health, Global Alzheimer’s Platform, Merck, the Brain Health Registry, Johnson and Johnson and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford – for decades. In the age of COVID-19, all the world is looking to experts, government officials, their local family doctor and maybe…
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