March 17, 2017

No Comment on Public Relations

What do you do when a reporter asks your client a question they don't want to or can't answer? There are more things you can say besides "no comment." [Click below for more]
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 10, 2016

Event Marketing and Public Relations for Live Nation

The PRSA Phoenix luncheon yesterday was a huge “hit” (literally) with Danielle Engel, vice president of marketing in the Southwest for Live Nation. I first met Danielle about four years ago with the work that we do with the Ak-Chin Indian Community. At the time we were working on a press event for the renaming of the Ak-Chin Pavilion and I knew right away that Danielle was amazing!
October 25, 2016

Honored to Serve

Abbie was the recipient of the Patrick Jackson Award for Distinguished Service to PRSA, presented at the PRSA International Conference in Indianapolis on Monday. She was unable to attend so I accepted the award on her behalf. Here is the speech she would have given. [Click below for more]
October 12, 2016

PRSA Media Breakfast – #WriteMeUp Editor Recap

Yesterday, PRSA Phoenix hosted its last media breakfast of the year at CO+HOOTS in Downtown Phoenix – and it was a doozy! [Click below for more]
October 4, 2016

#TipForTuesday – PRSA Phoenix Media Relations

The next #MediaBreakfast for PRSA Phoenix is on Oct. 11, 7:30 – 9:30 a.m., at CO+HOOTS. The media breakfasts are a great way for public relations professionals to network and build their media relations “rolodex” (let me know if you still use an actual rolodex!)! [Click below for more]
September 22, 2016

Crisis Communications and Its Ethical Implications

At the PRSA Phoenix luncheon yesterday we had the pleasure of listening to Michael Pooley, metro operations lieutenant and former PIO for the City of Tempe Police Department. He was responsible for operations during the 2013 Pat Tillman Run at ASU, just weeks following the bombing during the Boston Marathon.
July 29, 2016

All About News and Talk with KTAR – #DontTouchThatDial

Serving on the board of directors for PRSA Phoenix and as the co-chair for the media breakfasts, Rachel gets to plan (and moderate) some pretty cool events, like yesterday’s All About News and Talk event yesterday with KTAR (#DontTouchThatDial). Miss it, but still want all the details on how to best pitch the popular news talk station? Simply click the link below for a full recap!
November 17, 2015

Luxury and Lifestyle with PRSA Phoenix

Last week, I attended the PRSA Phoenix Media Breakfast with a great panel of lifestyle and luxury reporters. It was an informational event and, as always, […]
October 15, 2015

Business Presenting & Networking Tips

Are you preparing to speak in front of a large crowd, small audience, during a meeting, networking event or even a lunch presentation? There are many […]