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Interview with the Reporter | Part 4 in the 2018 PRSA Media Day Chronicles

Jason Williams’ career includes five years working as Communications Director for a local not-for-profit. He’s been in our shoes, folks. Jason started in journalism as a sportswriter, but after the newspaper he worked for burned through three different owners in six months, he started to have concerns about the future of the business.

Topics: Public Relations

Read More Sep 24, 2018 1:38:31 PM

Interview with the Reporter | Part 3 in the 2018 PRSA Media Day Chronicles

Geoff Williams is a freelance journalist who has contributed to nationally read publications for nearly three decades. I had the opportunity to quiz him via email about his experience as a journalist and his advice to PR pros in preparation for Cincinnati PRSA’s Media Day on Thursday, October 18 and here’s what he had to say:

Topics: Public Relations

Read More Sep 18, 2018 3:21:34 PM

Interview with the Reporter | Part 2 in the 2018 PRSA Media Day Chronicles

Liz Engel didn’t end up becoming an economist, but she does have a keen interest in the economy of Cincinnati. Since moving back to Queen City four years ago, Liz has worked as a regular freelance writer and contributor for WCPO and Cincy Magazine.

Topics: Public Relations

Read More Sep 9, 2018 6:00:00 PM

Interview with the Reporter | The 2018 Cincinnati PRSA Media Day Chronicles

I interviewed Dan Sewell this morning, Cincinnati correspondent for The Associated Press. It’s a rare opportunity to have 30 minutes of uninterrupted time to chat with a reporter. Relationships are key to success in the profession, but they’re harder than ever to build with reporters’ time so stretched. As Dan said, it’s not like the old days when we could go and sit and have lunch for 30 minutes. But since Dan will be a panelist at the Cincinnati PRSA Media Day event on Thursday, October 18 and I’m on the Media Day planning committee, I lucked out.  

Topics: Public Relations

Read More Aug 23, 2018 11:23:41 AM

Trump Visit Poses New Challenges for Public Relations Spokespeople

Politics aside, he is the President of the United States and once upon a time it would have been an honor to host a presidential visit. Now, it can lead to some uncomfortable situations. 

Case in point. President Trump visited Cincinnati on Monday. Here’s a small sampling of the national headlines to follow: 

Topics: Public Relations

Read More Feb 7, 2018 3:32:00 PM

Fun Facts and Surveys Earn PR: What You Never Knew You Wanted to Know

I never knew I would want to know what foods I should eat to secure a football victory for my favorite team. That is until Tom Brady and the Patriots ended up in the running for their sixth Lombardi trophy.

That’s when my local news anchor startled me out of my morning fog with this latest headline: GrubHub reveals what foods Patriots and Eagles fans were eating on the days their team won.

Topics: Public Relations

Read More Jan 30, 2018 3:02:00 PM

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