May 20, 2016

How Political Campaigns Are Different

For those of us not on the political side of public relations, including running campaigns and ballot box initiatives, this is the time of year when […]
May 3, 2016

What Threatens PR?

While having lunch with a colleague recently, he asked me:  “What do you see as the biggest threat to PR?” After a few moments of thought, […]
April 22, 2016

There are no coincidences

A few years back, Scott got an email from John Echeveste, a colleague and friend in Pasadena.  An acquaintance of his was moving to Scottsdale to […]
March 1, 2016

PRGN Teams in the Cactus League

It’s opening day of the Cactus League spring training season.  Visitors from all across the country and the world will enjoy Arizona sunshine and baseball from […]
December 3, 2015

Classy Collaboration

For many years, HMA has had the pleasure of working with agency partners across the globe to pitch and secure business.  Through our memberships in PRGN […]
November 12, 2015

Keys to the world

Dubai, with its skyline dominated by luxury hotels, overpowers its guests with glitz and glamour.  According to, Sven Wiedenhaupt, general manager of the Jumeirah Emirates Towers, […]
October 20, 2015

Africa, the new emerging market

I attended the recent Forum on Global Leadership, hosted by the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition. Among the speakers was U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake.  I didn’t realize […]
September 25, 2015

Podcasts vs. Radio – The Race is On

Jason Leigh from our Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) affiliate Currie Communications in Melbourne, Australia, recently wrote about how Jason says it’s not because of the […]
September 9, 2015

Reporter Trends for Pre-Publication Review

Earlier this summer, our PRGN partner in Detroit, Bianchi Public Relations, shared insight into reporter trends from around the globe.  The information was gleaned from a […]
June 23, 2015

Pay-to-Play PR

The debate continues – should agencies be compensated with a monthly retainer (or some kind of ongoing relationship) or should we get paid per placement.  I […]