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 […]
September 18, 2018
instagram

Instagram Finds Emily

This weekend, I saw the movie A Simple Favor with Blake Lively, Anna Kendrick and Henry Golding. One of our blog posts from this past May […]
September 17, 2018
Corina

#MediaMonday – Corina Vanek

Up until a few months ago, whenever I heard the name “Corina,” I could not help but think of Whoopi Goldberg and her “two r” role […]
September 14, 2018
social

When social media is really social

A few years ago, I googled myself and found a couple of other Scott Hansons who have backgrounds similar to mine.  One is a sports reporter […]
September 13, 2018
sports

A Lifetime of Sports

Sports have been an important part of my life since I could remember. I danced for 17 years, played tennis for 12 years and attempted soccer […]
September 12, 2018
micro-influencer

The power of the micro-influencer

Unlike celebrities with millions of social media followers, micro-influencers may have anywhere from 10,000 to 50,000 followers on their platforms. While the exact numerical definition varies […]
September 11, 2018
Jewish

#TipForTuesday – What is Leadership?

Today’s #TipForTuesday is particularly interesting for me as it also coincides with Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year and the beginning of the Jewish High Holidays. […]
September 10, 2018
Kristine

#MediaMonday – Kristine Cannon

Rewind to 2012. Back then, we profiled Kristine Cannon as part of our #MediaMonday series when she served as editor of Scottsdale Living and associate editor […]
September 7, 2018
call letters

#FunFactFriday – What do Arizona’s broadcast media call letters mean?

The HMA team has been busy updating the FinderBinder, the state’s media directory.  At our staff meeting a couple weeks ago, I asked the team if […]
September 6, 2018
media

A common sense approach to media relations

In addition to being a part of the HMA team for 15 years, over the past decade I’ve made a hobby of freelance writing. While it […]