As the public relations profession absorbs its share of the COVID-19 impact with job, contract and revenue losses, most practitioners are still seeking to help their clients and employers craft truthful, productive and forward-looking messages.
On Wednesday, March 25, #MsInterPReted hosted our monthly twitter chat. Our guests were @nickyregazzoni and @GeorgeBlizzard of The PR Network and PRCA's Virtual Group Leadership. The topic was Virtual Working From Home best practices in PR and beyond.
As worldwide business, governmental and organizational entities face crisis-preparedness demands for coronavirus contingency planning – and as crisis issues and incidents of all forms are part of each daily news cycle – CEOs, management teams and boards of directors must stand accountable to make sure their organizations are prepared for the completely unexpected… or, in the coronavirus case, a fast-evolving and foreseeable disruption with a full-scale impact that is yet unknown.
#MsInterPReted Co-Host Mary Beth West made history in February 2020, by being officially banned by the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communications Management (GA) – a move the GA admonished Mary Beth in its written reprimand to her as being unprecedented.
On Wednesday, February 26, #MsInterPReted hosted our monthly twitter chat. Our guest was @laurafromaura Laura Sutherland, the leader and founder of @ThePRFest and the topic was "Advocating for Ethical PR."
#MsInterPReted welcomes another guest from “across the pond” in the U.K., Shayoni Lynn, FCIPR, CM-PRCA, of Lynn PR, based in Wales – an industry expert in data-management and insight-driven communications, strategic stakeholder engagement, measurement and evaluation.
Born in India, Shay holds Associate Lecturer status at Cardiff University and shares membership with Kelly and Mary Beth in the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA-UK) – in which Shay is spearheading ethics initiatives in 2020 for PRCA’s PR Council.
Shay’s expertise spans numerous behavioral-science topics, including the emerging area of “nudge” communications. Shay is also a regular speaker at industry events in Europe. Last year, Shay was recognized in the WalesOnline “35 under 35” list of top young business and professional women in Wales. Early in 2020, Shay’s firm, Lynn PR, was named “One to Watch in 2020” by PRWeek UK.
In the category of female mentorship and the servant-leader model, there could be no more compelling a duo than these two guests, who’ve advised countless organizations and mentored hundreds of colleagues in their careers . . .
On Wednesday, January 29th, #MsInterPReted launched our first Twitter chat. Our guest was Ella Minty, founder of the U.K.-based #PowerAndInfluence online PR community, and the topic discussed was "Women Driving Thought-Leadership," which focused on how women can drive thought-leadership conversations that are clearly heard, accurately understood and given fair consideration in the marketplace of ideas.
View the recap of our Q&A below:
Long-time Atlanta radio personality and LGBT trailblazer Melissa Carter shares her life journey as well as her insights about reaching the lesbian segment (and lesbian sub-segments) of the LGBT market, as well as why proper audience segmentation and research of this widely misunderstood community should never be underestimated.