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How to Build a Crisis Management Strategy for Social Media

How to Build a Crisis Management Strategy for Social Media

 |  Mar 23, 2021

Part of public relations and what HMA does lies in crisis management and communication. In today's post, Justin Liggin shares how he incorporates crisis management in his client's social media strategies.

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The Royal Interview

The Royal Interview

 |  Mar 10, 2021

Perhaps the most talked about interview in recent days was the sit-down with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and Oprah. I have been intrigued by the Royal Family for as long as I can remember.  My dad and I stayed up all night to watch Diana marry Charles.  I was glued to the television […]

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HMA joins with other communications firms on a collaborative public health campaign effort

HMA joins with other communications firms on a collaborative public health campaign effort

 |  July 24, 2020

HMA Public Relations, in collaboration with several local communications firms, joined efforts with the governor's office to launch a campaign encouraging all to #MaskUpAZ. Read more about the the campaign by following the link.

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Friday Edition of #MediaMonday – What’s New With Catherine Anaya

Friday Edition of #MediaMonday – What’s New With Catherine Anaya

 |  Aug 26, 2016

We featured Catherine Anaya back in April 2010 when she was full time into her anchoring career at CBS 5 News and very active in the local community. And then life happened. And Catherine made the decision to step down from the anchor desk and focus on her family. But that didn’t mean she gave up on her career, it simply meant that she re-prioritized things. And lucky for us, that means that we’re going to see her on the air again, as host of a new program on AZTV. in honor of her new gig, we update our initial profile on Catherine, available in the link. Enjoy!

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#BookClub – Alignment for Success: Bringing Out the Best in Yourself, Your Teams, and Your Company , Part 2 –Driving Force

#BookClub – Alignment for Success: Bringing Out the Best in Yourself, Your Teams, and Your Company , Part 2 –Driving Force

 |  July 6, 2016

There were so many great nuggets of information in this book, that I decided to write a series of posts.  Last week, I talked about alignment in our organizations;  this post will deal with a leader’s overwhelming desire to be the driving force in the business.   Author Katherine Halpin believes we suffer from “drive-focused […]

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#MediaMonday – Rocky Mountain Emmys

#MediaMonday – Rocky Mountain Emmys

 |  Oct 20, 2014

On Saturday, more than 600 members of the television news industry from Arizona, New Mexico and Utah joined together at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess for the 2014 Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards. The Vibe The event was a feast for the eyes, starting from the moment guests walked in, where a life-sized “Emmy” greeted them (not […]

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#MediaMonday- Margo Papke

#MediaMonday- Margo Papke

 |  Dec 3, 2012

Today’s #MediaMonday comes from one of our favorite gals Margo Papke. This media lover got her start producing news at ABC15 and now she’s the producer at Sonoran Living. I got to work with this lovely lady for the first time recently and learned that our love for media isn’t the only thing we have […]

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Bloggers Behind Black Friday Business

Bloggers Behind Black Friday Business

 |  Nov 26, 2012

Welcome back! Assuming you survived Thursday’s food binge, you may have been one of the millions of people to participate in Black Friday, the notorious day-after-Thanksgiving-sales named for putting companies’ profit in the “black” at the cost of a few unruly mobs. Black Friday shoppers spent $11.2 billion, a record $1 billion of which was […]

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10 Great Careers for Women Who Want a Life

 |  Jan 6, 2012

I spent the extra couple days of the New Year’s weekend getting caught up on my magazine reading.  Some local stuff (Jewish News of Greater Phoenix) mindless stuff (Entertainment Weekly), some business stuff (Inc., Fast Company) and some stuff in-between (Oprah, More). Flipping through the November issue of More (ok, I know I’m behind) I […]

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#MediaMonday – Pratt Attack

 |  Feb 22, 2010

Longtime Valley radio personality Dave Pratt has resurfaced. He’s not back on the air, but penning a daily blog for AZ Central. Whatever money Dave is earning for his daily contributions is going to the South Phoenix dental clinic he opened 14 years ago. I knew Dave was getting a bit antsy. This will give […]

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