August 24, 2015

#MediaMonday – Amanda Solliday

Today’s #MediaMonday comes to us from one of my favorite places to visit for work - Yuma! It is Amanda Solliday, reporter for KAWC, the NPR […]
July 24, 2015

Arizona Welcomes Another Fellow

The Public Relations Society of America  What is significant in this year’s class is the name of Paula L. Pedene, APR, Fellow PRSA, most recently senior […]
July 10, 2015

Mistakes Happen. How do you bounce back?

Mistakes happen. Let me say it again. Mistakes happen. It is easy to come out of college thinking and believing that you’re ready to take on […]
July 8, 2015

Rising Social Media Tools

Recently, I wrote a blog post recapping a Phoenix PRSA discussion on new marketing strategies and tactics. The luncheon discussion provided so much information that I […]
July 6, 2015

#MediaMonday – Kris Pickel

There’s a new face at CBS 5.  Kris Pickel has joined Sean McLaughlin on the station’s evening newscasts, replacing Catherine Anaya, who left the station after […]
May 22, 2015

Misguided Outreach

HMA Public Relations subscribes to a number of trade journals that cover various clients’ industries. Through those lists, we often get calls and e-mails from sales […]
May 21, 2015

Mistakes We Make

I’ve talked before about PRSA’s Counselors Academy and it being one of the best professional development investments we make each year.  The section’s annual conference was […]
May 19, 2015

Pitch Perfect Packers

In 1998, I sat in my seat at the Harkins Shea 14 movie theatre and almost broke a rib laughing my way through “There’s Something about […]
May 15, 2015

Showing Humanity in Professionalism

Working in an industry where you’re always communicating to a variety of people, collaboratively working with others on projects and representing numerous brands, it’s definitely important […]
May 7, 2015

Takeaways from Anderson Cooper Lecture in Arizona

A couple of weeks ago I joined more than 2000 people right here in the Valley to listen to CNN anchor, Anderson Cooper, speak on democracy, […]