As Star Trek sometimes did, The Orville delights in making thinly veiled social commentary via its plotlines. Last week’s episode hit especially home for me – and should for anyone working in digital communications, or perhaps even politics.
I met ABC 15 morning and mid-day news anchor Dan Spindle a few weeks ago. If you get up early enough, you can catch him anchoring ABC 15 Mornings from 4:30 - 7 a.m. and again at 11 a.m. We both share a passion for Arizona sports and the civic pride that is evident in our state’s small towns. He’s been nominated for Emmy awards and has been honored by the Associated Press for his anchoring.
Rarely a day goes by without someone mistaking my job in strategic communications and public relations with advertising and/or marketing. I’ve used about a dozen metaphors and stories over the years to explain the difference, but recently came across my new favorite!
One of my favorite things about #MediaMonday is the chance to highlight freelance journalists. Today’s journalist is Debra Krol Deb is a Native American community journalist, writing about science and environmental issues, economic development, business, Native American art; and travel/tourism (both Native and mainstream). She is a photojournalist and an artisan.