PR’s Top Pros Talk… Handling Communications During a Crisis – Stefan Pollack



How can organizations navigate uncertain times? Stefan Pollack, President of The Pollack Group, calls for brands to send out well-thought-out messages that communicate empathy and awareness. Stefan also shares his perspective, as a professor, on the challenges and triumphs the younger generations have faced throughout the pandemic.

PR’s Top Pros Talk… Communicating Crypto – Arielle Sobel



How can organizations expand crypto coverage to the general public? Arielle Sobel, Head of Global Communications at 21Shares, highlights the importance of having spokespeople who can explain the complex nature of crypto in simple and digestible terms to increase audience awareness. Arielle also briefly elaborates on how she uses Twitter as a valuable resource in finding breaking stories facing the crypto industry.

PR’s Top Pros Talk… Communicating Health Equity – Kristie Kuhl



Is health equity good for business? Kristie Kuhl, Global Managing Director of Health and Wellness at Zeno Group, dives into the challenges of effectively communicating health issues in the current environment. Kristie also discusses the importance of using the correct language when referring to a group of people who have a disease or disorder.

PR’s Top Pros Talk… Breaking Down Marketing and Communications Silos – Martha Boudreau



How can brands effectively break down the silos between marketing and communications? Martha Boudreau, Chief Communications & Marketing Officer at AARP, shares best practices and highlights the importance of creating a clear brand voice. Martha also discusses the shift in aging and the need for marketers to challenge their assumptions on the matter.

PR’s Top Pros Talk… Putting Earned Media Front and Center – Michael Rinaldo



Why should earned media be at the front and center of a brand’s PR strategy? Michael Rinaldo, President of Interdependence Public Relations, highlights earned media’s effectiveness to build credibility in front of a wide audience. Michael also dives into the interdependent relationship between PR professionals, reporters, and spokespeople as the media industry continues to evolve.

PR’s Top Pros Talk… Connecting with Reporters – Curtis Sparrer and Eric Chemi



How can communicators connect with reporters in a meaningful way? Curtis Sparrer, Principal of Bospar and Eric Chemi, SVP of Broadcast Strategies at Bospar, discuss best practices for pitching a story to top tier reporters without wasting their time. Curtis and Eric also share why brands need to take a stand on social issues early and decisively.