Meet the Media – Mike McPhate

Blog courtesy of Polly Winograd Ikonen, LCI Mike McPhate is the founder and editor of California Sun. Before California Sun, he wrote the California Today newsletter for the New York Times. He has also held various reporting and editing jobs at the Times, Washington Post and New York Sun. Landis Communications Inc.’s work with Save the Redwoods League connected us…
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Meet the Media: Joan Ryan

By Robin Carr, Senior Counselor Joan Ryan is an award-winning journalist and author of five books, the latest of which is Intangibles: Unlocking the Science and Soul of Team Chemistry (Little, Brown, 2020). A pioneer in sports journalism, Joan was one of the first female sports columnists in the country, writing for the Orlando Sentinel and San Francisco Chronicle. She…
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Meet the Media: Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times

This week in our “Meet the Media” series, we hear from Mary Forgione, assistant travel editor for the Los Angeles Times. What are you working on right now? When the LA Times decided to launch an outdoors newsletter earlier this year, the coronavirus pandemic hadn’t yet hit. We held off for a bit, but then decided it was the perfect…
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LCI Blog: MediaMonday – Omar Akhtar, senior editor at The Hub, PRWeek’s sister brand

What’s your top story for today? We have a story up about Kenneth Cole’s very misguided and tone-deaf tweet which referenced Syria, and tried to make light of the situation by talking about his footwear line. http://www.thehubcomms.com/blog/kenneth-cole-is-stupid-on-twitter. It’s such a classic example of how to use social media badly. He followed it up with an Instagram video claiming he was…
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