December 13, 2018

Surrounding Yourself With Greatness

One of the Facebook groups I am a member of recently posed the question: College campuses have their own police departments, yet football coaches are always […]
December 7, 2018

Digital/Online Communications is Key Growth Area Worldwide

Digital/online communications has been recognized almost worldwide as the area where agencies saw the most growth during 2018. In a report issued by the International Communications […]
December 4, 2018

Who Provides Inspiration?

The HMA Public Relations team has many opportunities throughout the year for professional development. Sometimes team members attend seminars related to our industry, sometimes they attend […]
November 27, 2018

Importance of telling your stories

Mike Pierce, known as “Antarctic Mike,” was one of the first to run the Antarctic Ice Marathon. He later became the first American to run the Antarctic 100k, a 62-mile jaunt on an ice shelf 600 miles from the South Pole. Click to read Scott’s recap of Pierce’s recent speech at an Accelerent breakfast.
November 15, 2018

Trusted News Sources

The differences between news and opinion have been blurred for some time now. It’s imperative for astute citizens to realize the difference.  News literacy is more […]
November 14, 2018

What is the expectation economy?

When we agree to pay money for something, we have certain expectations.  It could be related to the quality of the product or more importantly today, […]
November 12, 2018
Mark Field

#MediaMonday – Mark Field

There are some 700,000 veterans living in Arizona.  A “thank you for your service” is always appropriate, especially on Veteran's Day. Today’s #MediaMonday comes to us […]
November 7, 2018

Effective Proactive Communications

HMA Public Relations recently completed a successful proactive communications project for a land developer.  We held a public town hall-type event in which relevant information from […]
October 30, 2018
Munsey

#BookClub — Munsey Business

I recently finished reading Munsey Business, written by longtime Valley weatherman Dave Munsey. Dave retired last year after 51 years in broadcasting – the last 42 […]
October 23, 2018
community relations

How to step-up a community relations effort

Community relations often plays a key role in an organization’s ability to connect with its audience.  It’s no different for law enforcement agencies who are always […]