Daily PR Brief – Wed 06/26/19


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Is It Time To Fire Your Client? Four Telltale Indicators Of Irreconcilable Differences (Forbes – June 25, 2019)

Which PR Agencies Did The Best At Cannes? Here’s the 2019 Media Table (PR Week – June 26, 2019)

Do Execs Know What PR Is? (O’Dwyer’s – June 26, 2019)

8 ways to build a relationship with freelance reporters (PR Daily – June 25, 2019)

Is Google Undermining Its Purpose by Censoring Employee Pride Protests? (PR News – June 25, 2019)

What This Late Night Segment With Tom Hanks Reminds Us About Prepping for Media Appearances (Public Relations Society of America – June 26, 2019)

How to Pry Negative, One-Star Reviews off Your Brand (Spin Sucks – June 26, 2019)

Please Stop Sending Me Ridiculous Pride PR Pitches (Out Magazine – June 26, 2019)

6 Abilities All Public Relations Practitioners Must Have (Business 2 Community – June 26, 2019)

From Classroom to Campaign: 10 Valuable Lessons for the World of PR (Neo PR – June 26, 2019)

Jenna Young on Cannes and creativity (Ep. 171) (The Echo Chamber podcast | Holmes Report – June 25, 2019) [PODCAST]

Summary Section:

Is It Time To Fire Your Client? Four Telltale Indicators Of Irreconcilable Differences
By Marielle Sologuren, VP of Pierson Grant Public Relations
Forbes – June 25, 2019
There are certain things clients can do that make business relationships no longer viable or worthwhile for PR and marketing firms. Here are four indications that it’s time to end things with your client.

Which PR Agencies Did The Best At Cannes? Here’s the 2019 Media Table
PR Week – June 26, 2019
Ketchum and Weber Shandwick have the biggest hauls of Lions at this year’s Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Check out PRWeek’s PR agencies medal table for 2019.

Do Execs Know What PR Is?
By Kevin Akeroyd, CEO of Cision
O’Dwyer’s – June 26, 2019
A recent article in PRWeek highlights research that shows many corporate executives don’t fully understand what PR is, and they CERTAINLY don’t know how much value it brings to an organization.

8 ways to build a relationship with freelance reporters
By Rachael Revesz
PR Daily – June 25, 2019
As more journalists are working outside of traditional media companies, PR pros must reconfigure their outreach efforts. Here’s how these new media pros want to be contacted.

Is Google Undermining Its Purpose by Censoring Employee Pride Protests?
By Seth Arenstein, Editor of PR News
PR News – June 25, 2019
This week, we find yet another example of a brand tripping over its purpose. Google, which prides itself on promoting diversity, free speech, transparency and other progressive qualities, is in somewhat of a thicket.

What This Late Night Segment With Tom Hanks Reminds Us About Prepping for Media Appearances
By Lisa Arledge Powell
Public Relations Society of America – June 26, 2019
What would you do if your client pulled out a sheet of talking points during a live interview? If you’re like many PR pros, then you’d likely be in a state of panic.

How to Pry Negative, One-Star Reviews off Your Brand
By Chris Williams, Digital Marketing & Communications Manager for PlanetMagpie
Spin Sucks – June 26, 2019
Negative, one-star leech reviews, suck business away from your brand. Chris Williams offers tips and actions on how to find, track, and manage them.

Please Stop Sending Me Ridiculous Pride PR Pitches
By John Paul Brammer
Out Magazine – June 26, 2019
In this week’s installment of ¡Hola Papi!, John Paul Brammer is ready for Pride season to be over — at least in his inbox.

6 Abilities All Public Relations Practitioners Must Have
By Brian Gottesman
Business 2 Community – June 26, 2019
There are six abilities public relations professionals must exceed in to succeed.

From Classroom to Campaign: 10 Valuable Lessons for the World of PR
By Josephine Timmins
Neo PR – June 26, 2019
Let’s go back to school! In this blog post, Jo explores 10 valuable lessons we can bring from the classroom to campaigns.

Jenna Young on Cannes and creativity (Ep. 171) [PODCAST]
The Echo Chamber podcast | Holmes Report – June 25, 2019
Jenna Young, Weber Shandwick’s executive creative director in New York, joins the Echo Chamber in Cannes to talk about her Lions jury experience, cultural nuance in creative work, and being a long-time executive creative director in a PR agency.


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