October 17, 2019

What are you grateful for?

In honor of her 55th birthday, Abbie is adding five more things to her list of what she was thankful for at 50 years old. What are you grateful for?
October 14, 2019

#MediaMonday – Colleen Sparks

Today’s #MediaMonday comes to us from Colleen Sparks, editor of North Central News. Check out the post to get to know more about her.
October 3, 2019

Does your astrological sign dictate your career path?

Abbie has noticed there are a lot of Libras in communications - including most of HMA. Do other career paths line up with astrological signs? Find out for yourself!
September 26, 2019

Confirm or not to confirm, that is the question

Now that we all rely on digital calendars, do you still make a point to confirm your appointments ahead of time? See how Abbie manages her confirmations.
September 16, 2019

#MediaMonday – Emma Gibson

Happy #MediaMonday! Today, we're introducing you to Emma Gibson, a public affairs reporter for Arizona Public Media in Tucson.
September 13, 2019

Does anyone use the phone as a phone anymore?

Are phone calls becoming obsolete? Abbie sure hopes not. As a communications pro, she believes everyone should pick up the phone and have a conversation every once in a while.
September 5, 2019

The AP Stylebook Updates Hyphen Usage

The AP Stylebook is the one constant for those of us that make a living interacting with journalists. This handy guide helps us navigate through any grammatical questions to make sure everyone is on the same page.
August 21, 2019

Those that do, teach

As the school year starts back up, Abbie is getting ready to teach another class for ASU. Read more about her journey from in-person to online teaching.
August 15, 2019

What role does Facebook play in workplace friendships?

Are you friends with your coworkers or employees on Facebook? A recent study by the Institute for Public Relations found that being friends on Facebook helps strengthen relationships at work. Read more!
August 8, 2019

Is it ok for the workplace to monitor your social media feed?

Social media has given all of us a platform for our personal views. But when those personal views come into conflict with your profession, have you crossed the line?