PR’s Top Pros Talk… Building Strong Relationships – Michael Kaye



How can communicators build strong relationships? Michael Kaye, Associate Director of Global Communications at OkCupid, discusses the value of introducing yourself with your pronouns and how to empower your most authentic and confident self. Michael also highlights how OkCupid has led the charge for expanded inclusion for LGBTQ+ daters, and how other companies have followed suit. Michael includes advice to viewers on how to utilize all of their platforms to boost and connect with their networks.

PR’s Top Pros Talk… Supporting Start-ups – David Warschawski



What are the benefits of working with start-ups? David Warschawski, Managing Director of W Ventures and Founder and CEO of Warschawski, discusses how he utilizes his agency’s marketing and communications skills to build revenue and drive employee engagement. David also reveals his pet peeves about the communications industry and suggestions on how to make it better.

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.