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.

Media Guide for PR Pros – Episode 10: Local TV News is the Most Trusted News Source



A nationwide survey by D S Simon Media found that social media and national news were far less trusted than local TV news. “Brands are spending hundreds of billions of dollars on advertising, marketing, and public relations each year. Given the high value placed on establishing trust, these findings are important to consider,” says Doug Simon, CEO at D S Simon Media.

PR’s Top Pros Talk… Building an Inclusive Work Environment – Andréa Richardson



What does an inclusive workplace look like today? Andréa Richardson, Global Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Zeno Group, emphasizes understanding various generation’s preferred working styles and allowing employees to thrive in custom ways that fit their needs. Andréa also shares how reverse mentorship programs open minds and conversations between different levels of management.

PR’s Top Pros Talk… Maximizing the Value of Earned Media – Carolina Lopez Herz



Where can communicators maximize the value of earned media? Carolina Lopez Herz, Senior Vice President & General Manager of 5WPR Miami, highlights the importance of having a good sense of the media landscape beyond traditional channels. Carolina also shares examples from the world of crypto where active conversations are taking place on new and emerging platforms.

PR’s Top Pros Talk… 2022 Consumer Insights – Dara Busch



Is in-person shopping making a comeback? Dara Busch, CEO, 5WPR, offers insights from the company’s 2022 Consumer Culture Report. She shares examples of how brands are shifting their strategy to put a bigger emphasis on the in-store experience. Dara also dives into the increased demand from consumers drives for brands with ethical and sustainable products and packaging.

Download 5WPR’s 2022 Consumer Culture Report here.