April 4, 2019

Young Sheldon Copies Young Abbie

We all have different stories about how we got into PR. While watching a recent episode of the popular CBS show Young Sheldon, one of my […]
March 25, 2019

#MediaMonday – Keith Jenkins

Today’s #MediaMonday comes to us from Keith Jenkins, who works for The Associated Press and is also president of the Arizona Association of Black Journalists. Keith, […]
March 21, 2019

Wild Animals Will Attack Humans

We’ve seen it time and time again that when animals do “human-like” things, it makes news. It even happens when animals do animal-like things, such as […]
March 12, 2019

Taking It To The Street

Public relations programming is essential to the tourism and hospitality industry.  “Build it and they will come” just doesn’t work all by itself.   A destination is […]
March 7, 2019

A Million Egos

HMA Public Relations has been involved with dozens of successful restaurant openings over the years. Projects like that are often short-term and high-energy and typically involve […]
February 27, 2019

Tour Guides Are Ambassadors

Whenever one of our HMA team makes a speech or we give a presentation, we usually practice it before we do it for real.  We counsel […]
February 22, 2019

What is Crisis Communications at Sea?

HMA Public Relations has worked on some major crisis communication projects over the years.  Sometimes we are a part of them even when we’re on vacation.  […]
January 31, 2019

#Book Club — The Later Years

Imagine having such a profound impact on an industry that your teachings were still relevant nearly a quarter-century after you had died. That’s the case for […]
January 23, 2019

What’s Your App-titude?

According to a recent report released by App Annie, the average consumer has 100 apps on his or her phone.  One hundred! Among some of the […]
January 15, 2019

Sadly, We’re #1!

There are countless polls and lists that rank cities and industries on their respective standing amongst their peers. The business lists, like the Book of Lists, […]