How Travel Makes You a Better PR Practitioner – Part Two

Here are a few more pearls of wisdom from the Landis team about how traveling makes us better at our jobs. Interested in viewing part one? Click here. Brianne Murphy Miller Be flexible. There are always options.  “On a trip to London recently, I arrived during a rail strike that made getting around the city almost impossible. I had to…
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How Travel Makes You a Better PR Practitioner – Part One

By the Landis Team Over the years, I’ve found some interesting “common denominators” among PR people…many were active in school plays and/or debate teams; we all love to eat and criticize bad grammar…the list goes on. One constant is travel. PR folks have to travel for business, yes, but they are also invariably adventurous travelers in their “real” lives.  Travel…
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Ten signs you need to get out of the house and travel

Longtime LCI friend and client Jon Handlery owns the Handlery Hotels properties in San Francisco and San Diego. As we move beyond COVID, he took a humorous look at the reasons to start traveling again. By Jon Handlery, Guest Blogger After being cooped up in the house for the past 12 months, you might be questioning, “have I been home…
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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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Meet the Media: Barbara Ballinger

By Sean Dowdall, CMO Barbara Ballinger’s entrepreneurial spirit runs as deep as her smile – and that’s one of the many things we love about her. A veteran writing and communications professional, Barbara covers everything from real estate and interior design to personal finance and the arts. We’re excited to share this insight into this heartwarming and funny person who…
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