January 17, 2017

Live, Local, Breaking

We are still seeing the “if it bleeds, it leads” mentality is out there and remains a staple for many TV news outlets. And now we are seeing a new rival to get in the "A-block" of newscasts. [Click below for more]
January 3, 2017

What Lies Ahead In 2017?

Time to dust off the crystal ball and gaze into the year ahead. Scott asked Public Relations Global Network partners what their predictions are for what lies ahead for the PR industry. [Click below for more]
December 16, 2016

Singing Second

Scott writes about why it's generally better to be second or even last in the professional world. [Click below for more]
December 5, 2016

#MediaMonday – Scott Leadingham

It’s about time we have a #MediaMonday post from Scott Leadingham, editor of SPJ’s official magazine, Quill. For more than 90 years, Quill has been a respected and sought-after resource for journalists, industry leaders, students and educators on issues central to journalism. [Click below for more]
November 29, 2016

Nearling

Scott writes about a new word he learned at the Public Relations Global Network conference in October. The word not yet in the dictionary is a positive word describing an attempt with the right intentions that has not (yet) led to the right result. [Click below for more]
November 15, 2016

Connect to Success

Community relations activities come in all shapes, sizes, languages and geographic locations. [Click below for more]
November 8, 2016

Designated Spokesperson

A few episodes into Designated Survivor, Scott found a teaching moment for those who deal with the media. Click the link to get his thoughts.
October 26, 2016

Voting For What?

While HMA has never worked on a political campaign, for good reason, we do encourage our team to vote. But have you seen some of the positions that are up for election? [Click below for more]
October 18, 2016

Win The Press Conference

While listening to sports talk radio, I was intrigued when ESPN Radio’s Freddy Coleman said, “All they have to do is win the press conference.” [Click below for more]
October 14, 2016

Cut ‘Em Off

As a high school football official, I have the opportunity to referee two or three high school football games each week. [Click below for more]