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#MediaMonday – Bobby Rich

#MediaMonday – Bobby Rich

 |  Oct 28, 2013

Today’s #MediaMonday comes to us from Bobby Rich, one of the newest members of the Arizona Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame. Bobby is a life-long radio broadcaster, programmer, manager and Tucson’s longest running morning radio personality.  You can hear “The Bobby Rich Morning Mix” on 94.9 MIXfm, Tucson weekdays from 5-9 a.m. He is also […]

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#MediaMonday – Rocky Mountain Emmy Winners Shout-Out Edition

#MediaMonday – Rocky Mountain Emmy Winners Shout-Out Edition

 |  Oct 21, 2013

A HUGE congratulations to the many amazing media friends of ours who took home coveted Emmy Awards during this past weekend’s Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards, honoring the best and brightest in television broadcasting in the region. As secretary of the local Emmy board, and member of the Emmy committee, some special mentions from the big […]

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“What is…” Wednesday – What is customer service?

“What is…” Wednesday – What is customer service?

 |  Oct 16, 2013

In the past, Rachel has written blogs on the power of customer service and social media. She has found success tweeting the companies that she has issues with, and not only getting responses, but getting resolutions. So, when I was having a customer service issue, Rachel suggested I take it to Twitter. And I did. […]

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#MediaMonday – Jack Miller

#MediaMonday – Jack Miller

 |  Oct 14, 2013

We’re getting technical with today’s Media Monday. Jack Miller, a longtime broadcasting veteran who spent his career making people sound good, will be inducted into the Arizona Broadcasters Association’s Hall of Fame on Oct. 17.   Tickets are available from the ABA. That makes him a two-time hall-of-famer, as he was inducted into the Arizona Music […]

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HMA Wins First International Award!

HMA Wins First International Award!

 |  Oct 10, 2013

As some of you know, Scott was in Sydney, Australia for the last two weeks at a PRGN meeting! Well – for some of it anyways. He was also hanging out with some snakes… Once at the meeting, the awards for 2013 PRGN Best Practice Award were handed out. HMA was awarded its first international […]

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Relevance and Resonance — The Two Important R’s for Blogging

Relevance and Resonance — The Two Important R’s for Blogging

 |  Oct 9, 2013

Why is it that when communicating online we are immediately drawn to certain people’s posts/blogs and not to others? Hmmm…that’s a great question. Last week, I participated in Carrie Morgan’s #PRProChat on blogging, where one of the participants gave a simple answer to that question. According to Gerard Corbett, chair and CEO at Redphlag LLC, […]

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#MediaMonday – Emmy Edition

#MediaMonday – Emmy Edition

 |  Oct 7, 2013

Congratulations are in order to several of our broadcast colleagues this morning, as the nominees for the 2013 Rocky Mountain Emmys have been announced. With the actual honorees set to be awarded on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the University of Phoenix Stadium during the annual Emmy Gala, we wanted to take a moment to recognize […]

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Media Monday – Lauren Strait

Media Monday – Lauren Strait

 |  Sep 30, 2013

Each Monday, we are posting a blog to help our readers get to know the media just a little bit better. With a TWIST! No, we aren’t posting story pitch tips or media lists, but instead great stories from the media themselves about their lives, their work and other little known facts! Think of it […]

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Getting the RIGHT Work Done – Part Four

Getting the RIGHT Work Done – Part Four

 |  Sep 26, 2013

It’s okay to be stressed, just not overwhelmed!  Does just looking at your to-do list make you dizzy? Do you find yourself finding new ways not to get anything done, only to be sitting at work at 7 p.m. stressed out of your mind? Well, I just got some great advice from the The Harvard […]

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#MediaMonday – Mark Casey

#MediaMonday – Mark Casey

 |  Sep 23, 2013

Mark Casey is vice president and news director for 12 News (KPNX-TV) and 12news.azcentral.com, a position he’s held since 2007. After graduating from West Virginia University and earning his master’s at the University of North Carolina, his career has taken him from Iowa to Minnesota to Upstate New York, back to North Carolina and eventually […]

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Getting the RIGHT Work Done – Part Three

Getting the RIGHT Work Done – Part Three

 |  Sep 19, 2013

Earlier this month, as part of the HMA Book Club, I presented my thoughts on The Harvard Business Review’s Guide to Getting the Right Work Done. The thing is – I learned too much for simply one blog post! So, here are some additional nuggets of wisdom I gleaned from the book. (Parts One and […]

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#MediaMonday – The Tim and Willy Show Returns to Valley Airwaves with Broadcast Partner Skyview Networks

#MediaMonday – The Tim and Willy Show Returns to Valley Airwaves with Broadcast Partner Skyview Networks

 |  Sep 16, 2013

We have a long history with Tim and Willy.  Scott knew Tim in college; I first met Tim when I was working for another agency and he did a live remote with me for one of my clients.  Over the years we’ve worked with the team in Tucson and then back here on the airwaves […]

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