May 24, 2017
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Corporate Social Responsibility – Management Decision or Mandatory?

Corporate social responsibility is a large factor when it comes to determining what kind of organization is considered a "good company." [Click below for more]
March 24, 2017

Instagram vs. Snapchat Stories Part 2

Sara revisits the Snapchat vs. Instagram Stories debate, focusing on the major impact Insta Stories are having on branding. However, despite the success of Instagram's new features, Sara believes that Snapchat is here to stay.
December 9, 2016

PRSA Phoenix (Holiday) Mixes It Up

Miss celebrating another successful year of PRSA Phoenix at last night's holiday mixer? You missed one fantastic party. Here is just a little of the fun. [Click below for more]
November 21, 2016

#MediaMonday – Sandra Munoz

#MediaMonday, your first “networking” opportunity of the week, comes to us from Sandra Munoz, creator of Latinaology.com. [Click below for more]
September 26, 2016

#MediaMonday – Cathy Davila

The Dog Days of Summer haven’t completely passed. Today’s #MediaMonday is from the publisher and editor of Lambeau’s, Hildy’s and Jeter’s favorite magazine, The Phoenix Dog. Cathy Davila established the free, bi-monthly publication just a few months ago as a forum dedicated to celebrate our pet relationships and connect the Valley’s canine community. It’s a place to read about entertaining, local dog and pet stories. [Click below for more]
September 21, 2016

What PR Pros Could Learn from Survivor

Alison – a long-time Survivor fan girl – was inspired by PRGN agency partner Buchanan Public Relation’s recent blog post detailing some of the key characteristics shared by successful “Survivor” players and PR professionals. She shares theirs in this link – and adds a few of her own.
September 9, 2016

PRSA Phoenix Copper Anvil Award Rewind

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!
August 24, 2016

Informalization of Live Reports

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.
August 19, 2016

American Ninja Overkill?

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. Click below for more.
July 26, 2016

In Like Flint

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.