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    #MsInterPReted Twitter Chat with @susanhartpr Recap

    Wednesday, Sep 2, 2020 Fletcher Team

    On Tuesday, September 2, #MsInterPReted hosted our monthly Twitter chat. Our guest was Susan Hart (@susanhartpr), and the topic discussed was "PR Ethics, Reporting Misconduct, & Fighting Retaliation." View a brief recap of the discussion below:

    Topics:
    #MsInterPReted, PRCA, PRCA Ethics Month, Susan Hart, #TwitterChat, Retaliation, whistle blowing

    #MsInterPReted - 19th Amendment at 100: Where are Women Now?

    Wednesday, Aug 26, 2020 Fletcher Team

    It's Women's Equality Day (Aug. 26, 2020)! One-hundred years ago, women earned the right to vote in the U.S., by taking charge, stating their case, taking to the streets over decades, and pushing for the accountability of the vote.

    As ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution -- giving women the right to vote -- celebrates 100 years and included a significant role for East Tennessee (with one determined mother of a young Tennessee legislator), Kelly and Mary Beth mark the significance of Fletcher Marketing PR's East Tennessee roots, its focus on lending voice to the power of women, and just how much women still confront in seeking equality, 100 years later ... including in the Public Relations industry, which is female-dominated.

    Topics:
    tennessee, marketing, PR, public relations, kelly fletcher, mary beth west, #MsInterPReted, equality, women, 19th Amendment, womens equality day, vote

    #MsInterPReted -Twitter Chat Recap with @Meadepr

    Thursday, Aug 6, 2020 Fletcher Team

    On Wednesday, August 5, #MsInterPReted hosted our monthly Twitter chat. Our guest was Jared Meade (@Meadepr), a senior strategist at @OwensCC, principal with @RayneSGroup and board member of The Museum of Public Relations (@museumofpr) and the topic discussed was #ABetterPRSA. View a recap of the discussion below:

    Topics:
    kelly fletcher, mary beth west, #MsInterPReted, Twitter Chat, Jared Meade

    #MsInterPReted Twitter Chat with @abrothanamedCed Recap

    Thursday, Jul 2, 2020 Fletcher Team

    On Wednesday, July 1st, #MsInterPReted hosted our monthly Twitter chat with special guest Cedric Brown, APR, MPRCA (@abrothanamedCed), a thought leader helping bridge the divide between fear & understanding in racial equality. The topic of discussion was 'Moving Past The Fear of #BlackLivesMatter.

    Topics:
    PR, kelly fletcher, mary beth west, PR Diversity, #MsInterPReted, PRCA, Twitter Chat, Cedric Brown, #BLM, #BlackLivesMatter

    #MsInterPReted - PR's Diversity Problem

    Tuesday, Jun 16, 2020 Fletcher Team

    (Recorded June 4, 2020).

    Topics:
    Fletcher, PRSA, reputation, PR, public relations, kelly fletcher, mary beth west, PR Diversity, #MsInterPReted, inclusion, George Floyd, Reputation Dr., workplace, diversity action alliance, Inaction, mike paul, race, DEI, PRSA Foundation

    #MsInterPReted Twitter Chat with @TBoneGallagher Recap

    Thursday, May 28, 2020 Fletcher Team

    On Wednesday, May 27, #MsInterPReted hosted our monthly Twitter chat with special guest David Gallagher (@TBoneGallagher), chair of @PRCA_UK Global Ethics Council. The topic of discussion was 'Raising the #PREthics Global Standard.'

    Topics:
    twitter, #MsInterPReted, PRCA, PRethics, Twitter Chat, david gallagher, prca global ethics council

    #MsInterPReted -PR & Crisis at Mach Speed: Lt. Col. Ashley Nickloes

    Friday, May 22, 2020 Fletcher Team

    Tennessee Air National Guard Lt. Col. Ashley Nickloes’ grandfather died as a U.S. military pilot in the Pacific Theater of World War II after running out of fuel on a weather reconnaissance and bombing-raid mission … and his life sacrifice drove his granddaughter’s life-inspiration to become a pilot and – ultimately – a military mid-air refueling mission combat aviator. She shares her story and her leadership tenets, on this special Memorial Day Edition of #MsInterPReted.

    Topics:
    empowering women, gender, leadership, Fletcher, PR, public relations, kelly fletcher, mary beth west, #MsInterPReted, pilot, equality, military, ashely nickloes, memorial day, combat

    #MsInterPReted - Data in the Details: A Better Advocacy Model

    Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Fletcher Team

    How must strategic communicators use data effectively in their communications campaigns, advocacy work and in counsel to senior management?

    Professor Ana Adi of Quadriga University in Berlin, Germany, delves into this topic, with a passion for making our work stronger through the power of the best information and insights.

    Topics:
    gender, Fletcher, marketing, PR, public relations, kelly fletcher, mary beth west, #MsInterPReted, Berlin, womeninpr, data, Quadriga University, Ana Adi, research, metrics

    #MsInterPReted - Coronavirus's Impact on Mental Wellness

    Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020 Fletcher Team

    Aside from the rush to discover a vaccine and a cure for COVID-19 – as well as to forge an economic recovery from the sudden stall of the global economy – one of the most pervasive topics in society today hinges on mental wellness and emotional well-being.

    Topics:
    business, Fletcher, PR, public relations, #MsInterPReted, planning, coronavirus, continuity, plans, crisis communications, COVID-19, mental wellness, healthcare, psychology, psychological, mental health, wellbeing, care, support, APA, American Psychological Association

    #MsInterPReted - Coronavirus & the Community Hospital Impact

    Monday, Apr 6, 2020 Fletcher Team

    The coronavirus impact continues to infiltrate the globe … and the “new” front lines of the battle are beginning to emerge in smaller, more rural communities.

    But are those communities prepared with health systems that can respond? In the U.S., the fact is that in huge swaths of non-metropolitan, smaller communities, the answer 10 years ago would have been “yes,” but today, the answer may be a definitive “no.”

    For one smaller community immediately south of the Knoxville, Tennessee DMA, in Blount County (Maryville / Alcoa), citizens are fortunate to have a well-sustained, forward-thinking hospital that's addressing the crisis head-on and in a well-planned manner (full disclosure: #MsInterPReted co-host Mary Beth West serves as a volunteer on the hospital’s foundation board).

    On this episode of "Ms. InterPReted," two top administrators from Blount Memorial deep-dive into challenges and concerns smaller communities and their health infrastructures face, across Tennessee and the nation – particularly in the face of COVID-19.

    Topics:
    business, Fletcher, tennessee, PR, public relations, #MsInterPReted, planning, coronavirus, continuity, crisis communications, COVID-19, Blount, community, Blount Memorial, Connie Huffman, healthcare, hospital, Blount Chamber, Don Heinemann

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