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The Gift of Conversation

Posted on: November 14th, 2017 by Katie Byrne No Comments

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the season of giving is officially upon us. Many people unfamiliar with the public relations industry might be convinced that companies set up charitable publicity stunts only to make themselves look better. In reality, PR professionals and companies know that disingenuous publicity stunts don’t do them any favors and […]

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Employee Feature: November 2017

Posted on: November 8th, 2017 by Staff No Comments

Name: Megan Keohane Title: Account Supervisor Date Started at Buchanan PR: May 2014 Favorite Part of Working in Public Relations: Strategy is my favorite component – I love figuring out how we can tell a story to the right audience. But overall, I love the variety that the industry offers. I work with clients in […]

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TURNING JAPANESE: PRGN CELEBRATES ITS 25TH ANNIVERSARY – IN KYOTO

Posted on: November 7th, 2017 by Anne Buchanan 1 Comment

I recently returned from Japan, where I traveled to attend the fall meeting of the Public Relations Global Network. PRGN marked its 25th anniversary at this conference. This was an especially meaningful milestone to me, as we – along with HMA Public Relations, The Fearey Group and Stevens Strategic Communications – are a founding member […]

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Eight Tips for Staying Healthy with a Crazy Travel Schedule

Posted on: October 31st, 2017 by Nicole Lasorda No Comments

If you follow me on social media, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve not been home much since June (I’m currently writing this post on a flight home from Atlanta). We have a fabulous client that’s been sending me all over the U.S. for a variety of very cool initiatives. I genuinely love traveling for business. […]

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Proceed with Caution: Media Relations and Moving News Stories

Posted on: October 27th, 2017 by Blair Kahora Cardinal No Comments

Missteps in advertising, marketing and on social media are highly visible. The Dove ad from earlier this month? How about Adidas’ “Congrats, you survived the Boston Marathon” email? Or when Cheerios sent out a nice-enough tweet that many perceived to exploit Prince’s death?  As my colleague Nicole Lasorda wrote in a blog post back in […]

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Uncovering the Truth

Posted on: October 18th, 2017 by John Reynolds

There are three sides to every story: Side A, side B, and the truth. But it seems we’ve lost a couple of those sides recently, as every story is a battle between side A and “fake news.” Originally, “fake news” sort of made sense. With more media outlets than ever, from small blogs to national […]

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5 PR Takeaways from Equifax’s Cybersecurity Nightmare

Posted on: October 10th, 2017 by Lauren Force

A crisis can strike at any moment. Last month, credit reporting company Equifax experienced a catastrophic one after revealing that a data breach may have compromised up to 143 million U.S. consumers’ data—an attack former CEO Richard Smith had known about since late-July. With the rising number of data breaches surfacing in the media lately, […]

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Employee Feature: October

Posted on: October 4th, 2017 by Staff

Name: John Reynolds Title: Account Executive Date Started at Buchanan PR: November 2015 Favorite Part of Working in Public Relations: I love everything about media relations. There is a lot of strategy involved. I spend time researching reporters – everything from what they cover to what interests them –  to make sure I’m confident my […]

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Back to Work

Posted on: September 20th, 2017 by Angie Baturka 2 Comments

What does a stay-at-home mom of 23 years do when her youngest children (twins) go to college? She gets a job! Why? Partly, to help pay for the college expenses, but mostly, to keep busy and apply my skills  to something other than raising kids. How difficult was this transition? With shaking knees, I jumped […]

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Why You Should Get Involved in your Local PR Community

Posted on: September 12th, 2017 by Amanda Mueller

If you’re anything like those of us here at Buchanan PR, your day is already jam-packed writing pitches, coordinating interviews, and producing content for your clients. There is hardly time in the day to fit in anything extra, much less take on an outside position with your local PR organization. However, if you can carve […]

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