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#MediaMonday – Marc Buckhout

#MediaMonday – Marc Buckhout

 |  Apr 8, 2013

The Valley really is the smallest “big city” of all time. Get this: For the past several years, I have not only been pitching the Foothills Focus, which is a popular weekly newspaper covering all things in Anthem, Black Canyon City, Carefree, Cave Creek, Desert Hills, New River, north Phoenix and north Scottsdale, on a […]

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As They See ‘Em – A Fan’s Travels in the Land of Umpires

As They See ‘Em – A Fan’s Travels in the Land of Umpires

 |  Feb 12, 2013

Bruce Weber has been with The New York Times in various editorial positions since 1986. He took some time off from the newsroom’s daily grind a few years ago to research and write As They See ‘Em, A Fan’s Travels in the Land of Umpires.  Weber immersed himself in the highly scrutinized and grossly misunderstood […]

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#MediaMonday – Cynthia Sassi

#MediaMonday – Cynthia Sassi

 |  Feb 4, 2013

Happy Monday! To kick off each week, we profile a member of the media to help our readers get to know him or her a little better – but with a TWIST! Rather than talk beats and story bites, we ask our spotlights to share little known facts and tidbits you won’t find anywhere else! […]

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#MediaMonday – Nadine Bubeck

#MediaMonday – Nadine Bubeck

 |  Jan 14, 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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Media Training Outliers

 |  Jan 10, 2013

As most of you know, Abbie was recently featured on ESPN! Her insight was brilliant – focused on how those “boring” sound bites from athletes are really just them hitting their message points in sometimes-emotional moments. If you missed it, click here. Anyhow, I agree with her concepts wholeheartedly, especially today with morality and social […]

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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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#MediaMonday – Jessica Parsons

#MediaMonday – Jessica Parsons

 |  Nov 19, 2012

Once upon a time—okay, in the mid-90s—there was a KTVK-3TV producer named Jessica Parsons. Enter music: A Space Odyssey, married to her own prince charming and fellow co-worker, Jeffrey… and life was good. Two moves, one child and three dogs later…she still has that great sense of humor, big smile and fabulous fashion sense most […]

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#MediaMonday – Rocky Mountain Emmys

 |  Oct 8, 2012

    This past weekend was a special one for Arizona’s broadcast media as its best and brightest in television production, talent, direction and camera work were honored at the 35th Annual Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards. Some great friends and colleagues were honored during the event, including 12 News for Station Excellence, 3TV for Feature […]

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#MediaMonday – Jim Small

 |  Sep 24, 2012

  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 […]

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“What is…” Wednesday – What is the Thought Revolution?

 |  Aug 15, 2012

    Not sure how Thought Revolution: How to Unlock Your Inner Genius by William A. Donius ended up on my desk.  But it did – so I read it. Donius was a successful corporate climber, but wasn’t happy with his personal life, including relationships, creativity and his own fears. He used what’s called “intuitive […]

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#MediaMonday – Pitching Television

 |  July 30, 2012

      Last week, I had the pleasure of attending my first ever PRSA media breakfast which was all about the do’s and don’ts of pitching the media. Unlike other media breakfasts, this event was hosted at night (AKA happy hour). The panelist included producers and reporters Nicole Crites, reporter/anchor for CBS 5, Yasmeen […]

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Olympiad: Just Another Day For PR Pros

Olympiad: Just Another Day For PR Pros

 |  July 19, 2012

With the Summer Olympics on the horizon, it reminded me about how the events of the games translate into what PR professionals do every day. Here’s a brief guide: Olympic Trials – capabilities presentations. Opening Ceremonies – the first client meeting. Parade of Nations – the thought that goes through your mind when you receive […]

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