Daily PR Brief – Tue 06/11/19


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PR Best Practices: Taking Action To Avoid Common Executive Frustrations (Forbes – June 11, 2019)

For 40 years, Angels PR legend Tim Mead knew where to stand (Yahoo! News – June 10, 2019)

PR Masters Series Podcast, Episode #5 – Kass Sells (CommPro – June 10, 2019) [PODCAST]

How money, clout and abortion laws fueled a PR firestorm (PR Daily – June 10, 2019)

Racial and Gender-Based Differences in the Collegiate Development of Public Relations Majors: Implications for Underrepresented Recruitment and Retention (Institute for Public Relations – June 10, 2019)

VW Shocks Industry with “Dieselgate” Ad Campaign (Ground Floor Media – June 11, 2019)

6 questions with Keri Blakinger from the Houston Chronicle (Muck Rack Blog – June 11, 2019)

The Wellness Tech Movement: What PR and Marketing Pros Need to Know (March Communications – June 10, 2019) [PODCAST]

Personal Engagement Plans: How The Whole Team Can Deliver A Public Affairs Strategy (Influence (UK) – June 11, 2019)

5 ways to develop global PR experience without leaving the country (Ragan – June 10, 2019)

Summary Section:

PR Best Practices: Taking Action To Avoid Common Executive Frustrations
By Curtis Sparrer, Principal at Bospar
Forbes – June 11, 2019
When receiving feedback, be it good or bad, about how you’re operating as an agency, it can help you to course-correct on the strategic front while staying on top of the daily PR game.

For 40 years, Angels PR legend Tim Mead knew where to stand
By Tim Brown
Yahoo! News – June 10, 2019
Where a man puts his feet constitutes a good portion of his life, and just about all of the job. There’s no guide for it. He knows, he feels, or he doesn’t. The feet lead, the heart and soul lead, they travel together. Tim Mead, the California-Anaheim-Los Angeles Angel for four decades, knew where to stand.

PR Masters Series Podcast, Episode #5 – Kass Sells [PODCAST]
CommPro – June 10, 2019
As WE Communications’ global chief operating officer and president of international, Kass Sells oversees the agency’s EMEA and APAC regions, the global development of WE’s Integrated Services and Insights & Analytics efforts, along with Global Marketing, PLUS and WE company partners.

How money, clout and abortion laws fueled a PR firestorm
By Ted Kitterman
PR Daily – June 10, 2019
Even communicators at nonprofits have to get in front of controversies, lest they lose control of the narrative.

Racial and Gender-Based Differences in the Collegiate Development of Public Relations Majors: Implications for Underrepresented Recruitment and Retention
By Kenon Brown
Institute for Public Relations – June 10, 2019
The project was designed to examine the collegiate development of public relations students, from an educational and social perspective, to uncover any differences based on race and gender.

VW Shocks Industry with “Dieselgate” Ad Campaign
By Jeremy Story
Ground Floor Media – June 11, 2019
Automotive giant Volkswagen is challenging a time-tested approach with its new ad campaign that references its “Dieselgate” emissions scandal.

6 questions with Keri Blakinger from the Houston Chronicle
By Jessica Lawlor, CEO at JL&Co.
Muck Rack Blog – June 11, 2019
PR pros love a peek inside the minds of the journalists they pitch and work with on stories.  Muck Rack had the opportunity to chat with Keri Blakinger, journalist at the Houston Chronicle. Read on to get to know Keri a bit better.

The Wellness Tech Movement: What PR and Marketing Pros Need to Know [PODCAST]
By Manny Veiga
March Communications – June 10, 2019
Kalyn Schieffer and Kelsey Johnson cover the evolution of the wellness technology industry, and the things tech PR and marketing professionals need to know to help well-tech brands tell their story.

Personal Engagement Plans: How The Whole Team Can Deliver A Public Affairs Strategy
By Stuart Thomson
Influence (UK) – June 11, 2019
A public affairs programme will always cover who the key decision-makers are. But ‘who does what’ among the team is not always considered in so much detail. So think about establishing Personal Engagement Plans.

5 ways to develop global PR experience without leaving the country
By Arhlene Flowers
Ragan – June 10, 2019
Are you looking to develop international communication skills? Here are some tips for making yourself a desirable candidate for global communications.


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