Daily PR Brief – Wed 01/09/19


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Check out some of today’s best PR/Comms industry news clips:

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Nonprofit PR Awards 2018 Winners (Ragan – January 9, 2019)

5 Questions for Nissan’s Kristina Adamski, 2019 Top Women in PR Honoree (PR News – January 8, 2019)

Metro PR Cofounders Tess Finkle And Laura Michael On Finding The Yin To Your Yang In Business (Forbes – January 9, 2019)

Juul’s Answer to Its PR Crisis? The Millennial Marlboro Man (Wired – January 9, 2019)

President Trump’s speech on border security: 6 PR pros weigh in (PR Week – January 9, 2019)

Why CES Matters to Communicators (PR News – January 8, 2019)

What You Should Learn for Your PR Strategy from Social Media Influencers (Institute for Public Relations – January 9, 2019)

Unlocking Your Hidden Superpower (Spin Sucks – January 8, 2019)

How PR & Marketing Work Better Together (Glean.info – January 8, 2019)

The Echo Chamber Podcast: Sir Martin Sorrell (The Holmes Report – January 9, 2019) [PODCAST]

Summary Section:

Nonprofit PR Awards 2018 Winners
Ragan – January 9, 2019
The organizations receiving PR Daily’s 2018 Nonprofit PR Awards have a diverse array of missions. Children’s welfare, health care, culture, animals and other causes dominated this year’s competition. 

5 Questions for Nissan’s Kristina Adamski, 2019 Top Women in PR Honoree
By Sophie Maerowitz
PR News – January 8, 2019
What does it take to be a Top Woman in PR? PR News sat down with 2019 honoree Kristina Adamski, vice president of corporate communications at Nissan.

Metro PR Cofounders Tess Finkle And Laura Michael On Finding The Yin To Your Yang In Business
By Deborah Sweeney
Forbes – January 9, 2019
Tess Finkle and Laura Michael were 22 when they cofounded Metro PR, an entertainment PR agency that didn’t have clients, investments or industry connections. Today, they work with some of the world’s biggest names and brands — and discovered success means you have to be really good.

Juul’s Answer to Its PR Crisis? The Millennial Marlboro Man
By Nitasha Tiku
Wired – January 9, 2019
Villainized e-cigarette startup Juul confirmed that it plans a national TV ad campaign featuring ex-smokers who used Juul to help them quit traditional cigarettes.

President Trump’s speech on border security: 6 PR pros weigh in
PR Week – January 9, 2019
Politicos dish on whether or not Trump hit a wall with his address on Tuesday night.

Why CES Matters to Communicators
By Seth Arenstein
PR News – January 8, 2019
The new reality–where every device, vehicle and person will be interconnected – is blurring the distinction between office, home and car. Communicators need to realize that this sort of integration means their messages could reach millions of people.

What You Should Learn for Your PR Strategy from Social Media Influencers
By Ellie Chapman
Institute for Public Relations – January 9, 2019
A brand can get all the help in the world, but the team still needs to learn lessons and apply them in later PR campaigns. In this piece, we will explore these PR lessons and the way influencers use them.

Unlocking Your Hidden Superpower
By Greg Brooks
Spin Sucks – January 8, 2019
Let’s talk about a real-life, achievable superpower. Heck, maybe the only one we can all lay claim to with a little practice.

How PR & Marketing Work Better Together
By William Comcowich
Glean.info – January 8, 2019
PR and marketing professionals can improve performance of both of their departments by working together closely.

The Echo Chamber Podcast: Sir Martin Sorrell [PODCAST]
The Holmes Report – January 9, 2019
A PRovoke18 session finds former WPP CEO in feisty form as he takes aim at holding companies, while also defending his record as WPP CEO.


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