Miss the 2016 PRSA Phoenix Copper Anvil Awards - for shame!
Earning a Copper Anvil Award – or the similarly coveted Copper Anvil Award of Merit – is regarded as one of the highest honors for Arizona #PR practitioners. Over the years, the Copper Anvil Awards have recognized hundreds of winning programs throughout the state that have solved problems, changed opinions and created business opportunities.
It's also one of the best PR par-tays of the year. Click the link to read all about it - and see photos highlighting the evening's honorees and party go-ers!
The broadcast journalism professors, news directors and news consultants who guide TV news reporters have gone too far in pushing conversational dialogue in reporters - says Scott. And that is just the beginning. Read the rest of his thoughts on this topic by clicking the link.
Summertime TV watching can be a challenge.
Recently I was channel-surfing and came across NBC’s American Ninja Warrior.
Where have I been? It’s in its eighth season! The show features contestants – all incredibly fine-tuned athletes -- running, climbing, jumping and hanging through made-for-TV obstacle courses that most of us would never stand a chance at beating.
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A few weeks ago, Abbie and I happened to both be working remotely from our respective homes over the weekend. Happy to get my project in to her for review, I noted in an email that the data was “in like Flint,” a slang term I love to use whenever I complete a task or get something important done lighting fast.
Abbie’s response knocked my socks off.
On Thursday, Britain voted to leave the European Union,(EU) striking a blow against the bloc and spreading panic through world markets. HMA’s colleagues from our global network, PRGN, weigh-in on this decision and its impact around the world.
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I am one of the few remaining people on the planet who actually read the daily obituaries.
It’s something I learned from my dad. He used it as a pre-Facebook way to keep track of classmates, their parents, his large customer base and his broad social and business networks. I guess I do the same.
Most obits are pretty matter of fact. You get the date of birth, date of death, hometown, names of surviving relatives, personal and career accomplishments and often a memorial contribution suggestion.
The latter is usually a clue as to how the person died, or what he or she was passionate about.
Every now and then, someone has interjected some humor into an obituary of a loved-one, or their own.
While driving across town recently, I noticed that the funeral home at 40th Street and Indian School, not too far from HMA Public Relations’ offices, was being razed.
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