Daily PR Brief – Wed 11/04/20


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Vokol Group’s Katie Mudd: ‘The greatest gift we can give each other right now is grace’ (PR Daily – November 4, 2020)

Over half of comms directors say they are recruiting despite Covid-19 (PRmoment (UK) – November 3, 2020)

Study: World PR Report Find 62% Of Firms Have Had Campaigns Cancelled (PRovoke – November 4, 2020)

Reputation & PR of Police Officers (Everything PR – November 4, 2020)

8 tips for improving the business side of your PR firm (Agility PR – November 4, 2020)

Prioritizing PR over advertising with Laura Ries (Axia Public Relations – November 4, 2020) [PODCAST]

Learning the True Meaning of “PR” (Online PR Blog – The Hoffman Agency – November 3, 2020)

The Human Side of New Media Communication (Behind the Lines – November 2, 2020)

Meet the Media: Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times (Landis Communications – November 3, 2020)

How an interview from a former boss created a crisis (Media First (UK) – November 4, 2020)

ICON Recap: Panel Explores Fact-Checking and Disinformation (PRSay – November 4, 2020)

Summary Section:

Vokol Group’s Katie Mudd: ‘The greatest gift we can give each other right now is grace’
By Ted Kitterman
PR Daily – November 4, 2020
What lessons are you taking from the crises of 2020? Many communicators are talking about the importance of empathy—a skillset that can make all the difference for a PR career. Katie Mudd, partner publicist at The Vokol Group has a different word for empathy: grace.

Over half of comms directors say they are recruiting despite Covid-19
PRmoment (UK) – November 3, 2020
Just over one in five communications directors say their hiring plans are unchanged and another third indicate they are investing in hiring for different parts of the communications function as a result of Covid-19.

Study: World PR Report Find 62% Of Firms Have Had Campaigns Cancelled
By Maja Pawinska Sims
PRovoke – November 4, 2020
The annual research, carried out by Opinium with ICCO and PRovoke, has captured the impact of Covid-19 on the communications industry.

Reputation & PR of Police Officers
By Jim Crickell
Everything PR – November 4, 2020
What should police officers do to improve their reputations nationwide?

8 tips for improving the business side of your PR firm
By Steve Conway
Agility PR – November 4, 2020
Working in PR can be a fast-paced job, but when you’re also the owner of your PR firm, there is a lot more pressure. Running a business in any industry comes with challenges, but taking care of other individuals and companies’ reputations for a living can be an intricate task that only certain people can manage.

Prioritizing PR over advertising with Laura Ries [PODCAST]
By On Top of PR
Axia Public Relations – November 4, 2020
On this episode of On Top of PR, we are joined by Laura Ries, Laura and I are talking about the fall of advertising and the rise of PR, as well as brand positioning and many other topics you might recognize her for writing and speaking and consulting on.

Learning the True Meaning of “PR”
By Hibo Abtidon
Online PR Blog – The Hoffman Agency – November 3, 2020
Hibo Abtidon shares her experience as a PR intern, from assisting with media relations efforts to brainstorming with the Diversity & Inclusion committee.

The Human Side of New Media Communication
By Ronn Torossian
Behind the Lines – November 2, 2020
New media has opened a plethora of communication opportunities that allow marketers to craft, target, distribute, and track messages and the results of those messages like never before.

Meet the Media: Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times
Landis Communications – November 3, 2020
This week in our “Meet the Media” series, we hear from Mary Forgione, assistant travel editor for the Los Angeles Times.

How an interview from a former boss created a crisis
By Adam Fisher
Media First (UK) – November 4, 2020
On our crisis communication courses, we talk to delegates about the importance of understanding their organisation’s vulnerabilities and trying to anticipate what could place it at the centre of a storm.

ICON Recap: Panel Explores Fact-Checking and Disinformation
By John Elsasser
PRSay – November 4, 2020
After her keynote speech at PRSA’s ICON 2020 virtual conference today, author Nina Jankowicz, disinformation fellow at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., moderated a panel discussion on how communicators can help counter misinformation and disinformation.


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