March 16, 2018

Freedom of Information is More Relevant Than Ever

Today, March 16, is Freedom of Information Day. This day is an annual event held during Sunshine Week and celebrates the birthday of President James Madison. 
March 13, 2018

#TipForTuesday – What is Leadership?

The leadership words for this month’s #TipForTuesday, selected from the Developing the Leader Within You deck of cards, are perfection, recognition and diversity.
March 7, 2018

What is a Ghostwriter?

As public relations professionals, we spend a tremendous amount of our workday in front of the keyboard. This includes writing news releases, drafting talking points, speeches for key executives, memos to employees, etc.  And more often than not, these communications pieces are written on behalf of someone else.
February 26, 2018
Max Darrow

#MediaMonday – Max Darrow

HMA Public Relations started it’s Media Monday feature nearly 10 years ago and since then, some of our PRGN partners have adopted similar features for their agency blogs as well. That's just what happened when our friends at Landis Communications in San Francisco featured Max Darrow of KGUN in Tucson on Meet the Media.
February 20, 2018
Risk Management

Planning for the Unexpected: Five Best Practices for Risk Management

This guest post is provided by Keri McIntosh, Senior Vice President, Events, CMP at The Castle Group, our PRGN partner in Boston, with offices in Atlanta and Maui. She offers five best practices for risk management when it comes to planning events.
February 13, 2018

#TipForTuesday – What is Leadership?

This month's #TipForTuesday on the characteristics of leadership hits on the importance of creativity/innovation, honesty and customer satisfaction. [Click below for more]
February 6, 2018
News Releases

Do PR People Still Send News Releases?

News releases aren't dead, but there are a few things to keep in mind when sending them. Abbie has compiled some of these dissemination tips. [Click below for more]
February 1, 2018

How Crock-Pot’s Response to This is Us is a Perfect PR Response

We now know that a faulty slow-cooker and no batteries in the smoke detector kills Jack in This Is Us. And here's Crock-Pot's perfect PR response. [Click below for more]
January 30, 2018
Clydesdales Missing at Superbowl - HMA PR

What, No Clydesdales?

You heard it right; there will be no Clydesdales in this year's Budweiser Super Bowl ad. Instead, the company is taking a philanthropic turn. [Click below for more]
January 25, 2018
Gawker Media - HMA Public Relations

Whatever happened to Gawker?

Peter Thiel is now making an offer to buy Gawker’s remaining assets, which brings up further arguments about the importance of preserving free press. [Click below for more]