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 […]
October 19, 2018
spell check

The End of Spell Check?

Spell check has provided a much-needed crutch for many adults who are not – or have never been -- great spellers. Spelling is emphasized in schools […]
October 15, 2018
Chris Etling

#MediaMonday – Chris Etling

Today’s #MediaMonday comes to us from the crisp northland, where they actually experience fall.  A fellow Northern Arizona University alumnus, Chris Etling is the new managing […]
October 10, 2018
Iowa

What is the Iowa Hawkeyes Wave?

Community traditions have a way of engaging and strengthening brands – particularly when it involves football and kids. The stadium wave has been a part of […]
October 2, 2018
Facebook

Is it a Facebook hoax?

I’ve seen it. You probably have too.  A post on Facebook claiming that Facebook’s algorithms are now limiting your news feed to 25 friends. It’s a […]
September 25, 2018
Awards

Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards

Similar to the Public Relations Society of America’s Copper Anvil awards, which recognize the best in PR programming, the Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards, presented by the […]
September 19, 2018
family

Preaching to the choir

I recently attended a celebration of life service for Rev. William O. Smith. Rev. Smith had been a part of our family even before we became […]