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Improve your memory by learning from ‘public memory’

Improve your memory by learning from ‘public memory’

 |  Sep 20, 2019

Do you ever have trouble putting a name to a face? Check out these tips from Marissa, which she recently learned at a Memory Dynamics workshop designed to help improve memory.

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Intro to Marissa

Intro to Marissa

 |  Aug 2, 2019

Hi everyone! My name is Marissa Baker and I am joining the team at HMA as an intern.  I’m excited to share my thoughts with you through our weekly blog posts.  To get to know me better, I thought it would be great to kick off #FunFactFriday by sharing some interesting facts about myself. Growing […]

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#FunFactFriday – Apollo 11

#FunFactFriday – Apollo 11

 |  July 19, 2019

Happy #FunFactFriday! Today, we're sharing fun facts about the Apollo 11, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend.

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#FunFactFriday – Summer Solstice

#FunFactFriday – Summer Solstice

 |  June 7, 2019

Summer is upon us! You know what that means: drinks by the pool, time to work on the perfect golden tan and overwhelming Arizona heat. As a native Phoenician, I’m not true to my roots in absolutely dreading the heat, but this time of year also brings along a slew of fun times and memorable […]

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#FunFactFriday – May Day

#FunFactFriday – May Day

 |  May 3, 2019

May has officially sprung! To kick off our first #FunFactFriday of the month, we’re giving a shoutout to May Day – a celebration of spring in the Northern Hemisphere that lands on the first day of May. May Day, like HMA Public Relations, wears multiple hats. It’s linked across the globe to several public holidays, […]

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All About Cherry Blossoms

All About Cherry Blossoms

 |  Apr 12, 2019

Cherry blossom season is upon us! I’m sure you’ve been seeing these Instagrammable flowers all over the internet as they enter full bloom, with 6.4 million posts and counting under #cherryblossom. Unfortunately, it’s not so easy to race over to Japan to see them in their native habitat. Luckily, they have been found in the […]

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FunFactFriday: Spring Training

FunFactFriday: Spring Training

 |  Mar 1, 2019

Welcome to Spring Training in the desert! Before a team starts their 162-game schedule, players need to get into baseball shape and shake off the effects of a five-month layoff. Managers and coaches must evaluate their teams to decide who’s going to start the season. And us fans, well, we need another reason to drink […]

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What is a Media Advisory?

What is a Media Advisory?

 |  Dec 14, 2018

Our team has been sharing some of the most oft-used tactics in our media relations toolbox in recent months. Thus far, we’ve decoded the news release, photo caption, story pitch, press conference, deskside media meeting and informal media meeting. Today, we tackle a classic tool in any PR pro’s toolbox: the media advisory. A media […]

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Fun Fact Friday: Fonts Matter

Fun Fact Friday: Fonts Matter

 |  Nov 16, 2018

As Abbie and I were driving to a client meeting one day, there was one thing we really wanted to focus on… “What are we going to have for lunch after this?!” We were in a new area and unfamiliar with what was around us.  Then, almost simultaneously, we spotted the same restaurant that had […]

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#FunFactFriday – Voting

#FunFactFriday – Voting

 |  Nov 2, 2018

Tuesday, Nov. 6, will be my first time voting in-person on Election Day! Throughout college, I would send in an absentee ballot, but now I am ready for the full experience. To mark the occasion, I am sharing with you some voting facts for this month’s #FunFactFriday: In colonial times, a common campaign strategy was […]

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#FunFactFriday – Halloween

#FunFactFriday – Halloween

 |  Oct 5, 2018

What’s the first thing you think of when you see October on the calendar? Halloween, of course, one of my favorite holidays. October is also the usual start of sweater weather (except for here in Phoenix), haunted houses and pumpkin themed/flavored everything. However, do you know why we even celebrate this holiday? When you think […]

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

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

 |  Sep 7, 2018

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 they had any idea what some of the stations’ call letters meant.  After a few blank stares and a couple shoulder shrugs, I attempted to explain. Broadcast stations in […]

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