January 16, 2019

Confession time, I’ve been pronouncing these words all wrong

Have you ever walked around with something in your teeth all day, smiling ever so brightly at everyone you pass? It's beyond humiliating — and, sadly, […]
January 11, 2019

Can Anyone Really Be a Journalist?

Your grandmother can do it on her laptop. Your neighbor’s kid can do it on his phone. And we, as trained journalists, can do it as […]
January 10, 2019

What is a Segment Sheet?

Over the past year, our team has been sharing some of the most oft-used tactics in our media relations toolbox. For example, we’ve decoded the news […]
January 9, 2019

My Daughter Is Obsessed with YouTube… And Maybe It’s Alright

My four-year-old loves watching TV just like the rest of us, but her go-to isn’t Barney, Sesame Street or Mr. Rogers. It’s none other than… YouTube. […]
January 2, 2019

PRetty Good Start to New Year

I’ve never been a big New Year’s Resolution guy.  For some reason, the calendar just doesn’t have that much of an impact on how I operate. […]
December 18, 2018

Real Estate Provides Insight Into PR Growth Areas

With 2019 rapidly approaching, agencies are busy planning for the next 12 months.  Among the biggest questions: What sectors will provide the greatest opportunities for growth?  […]
December 12, 2018

Are You Listening?

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand, they listen with the intent to reply.” - Stephen R. Covey. Effective listening sounds elementary right? […]
December 7, 2018

Digital/Online Communications is Key Growth Area Worldwide

Digital/online communications has been recognized almost worldwide as the area where agencies saw the most growth during 2018. In a report issued by the International Communications […]
December 4, 2018

Who Provides Inspiration?

The HMA Public Relations team has many opportunities throughout the year for professional development. Sometimes team members attend seminars related to our industry, sometimes they attend […]
November 29, 2018

To Pitch or Not To Pitch?

There is not a day that goes by that the topic of responding to RFPs and developing proposals isn’t discussed among my colleagues. Should we submit […]