Media interviews present a golden opportunity for a CEO or spokesperson to get their company’s positive message out there. This is the primary reason people talk to the media, other than to control a crisis. If done correctly, a well-trained spokesperson can navigate even the most challenging questions. The old adage “practice makes perfect” rings…

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We were recently in the Windy City, staffing our public safety software client, SunGard Public Sector, at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference at McCormick Place West. SunGard, which sells records management system (RMS), computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and a variety of other software solutions to public safety agencies across the country, was…

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My career in public relations takes me out of the office for the occasional trade show, client meeting, new business lunch, media interview or video shoot. In other cases, my job takes me to Alaska where I’ve had the privilege of working with some amazing clients. I’m not talking about just Anchorage, I’m talking the…

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Our society places a lot of emphasis on 3rd party validation – workplace reputations, restaurant or travel reviews (think Yelp! or Trip Advisor) and even entertainment (movies, sports, T.V. shows). The same should be said for public relations credibility. Many agencies and companies seek 3rd party validation for the blood, sweat and tears poured into…

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