PR’s Top Pros Talk… Natalie Boden – How to Create an Effective Campaign for National Hispanic Heritage Month



Natalie Boden, Founder and CEO of BODEN Agency, shares her insights on how brands can engage with the Hispanic cohort authentically during Hispanic Heritage Month (and beyond) and why understanding local and cultural nuances matter when reaching this fast growing community. She also discusses her new children’s book, “Sasha’s Big Question,” which she wrote in response to the question “Mom, why do you work?” which many moms (more than dads) are faced with during their motherhood and career journeys. To purchase the book visit: https://store.bookbaby.com/book/sashas-big-question

PR’s Top Pros Talk… Annie Pace Scranton – Developing an Effective Earned Media Strategy



Doug Simon talks to Annie Pace Scranton, Founder and CEO of ⁠Pace Public Relations⁠ and Author of The Guide to Earned Media. Annie explains how communicators can build authentic relationships with journalists. She talks about what to include in an email pitch. Annie also shares her journey of becoming an entrepreneur. 
⁠Buy a copy of The Guide to Earned Media here⁠.

PR’s Top Pros Talk… Seth Linden – How to Get Earned Media Coverage During Uncertain Times



Seth Linden, President of Dukas Linden Public Relations, describes how to effectively work with clients when they want to secure earned media coverage. Seth explains key skills he’s learned including understanding the news cycle and building strong relationships with journalists. Seth also discusses the importance of local news in the public relations industry.

PR’s Top Pros Talk… Byron Calamese – Bringing Multicultural Communications to the Forefront of the Industry



Byron Calamese, Managing Director of Zeno East for Zeno Group, shares his knowledge on navigating multicultural communications in an ever-changing landscape. He highlights Zeno Group’s partnership with EGAMI Group on projects including “The Multicultural Mandate 2023” report. Byron also explains how the findings from the report can guide brands with their multicultural marketing strategies.

PR’s Top Pros Talk… Aaron Sherinian – The Nexus Between Faith and PR



Aaron Sherinian, Senior Vice President of Deseret Management Corporation, explains how the deforestation of local news is making an impact on the media landscape. Aaron also explains the opportunity the media has if they engage more stories of faith with their viewership. Aaron also discusses how faith and media continue to form a strong community.

PR’s Top Pros Talk… Mitch Germann – The Evolution of Sports Communication and Culture



Mitch Germann, Global Managing Director of Retail, Sports and Lifestyle for FleishmanHillard, shares how brands can get the most value out of their sports sponsorships. Mitch highlights the impact that the younger generation is having on sports culture and how organizations are marketing to those audiences. Mitch also explains his approach to securing earned media coverage.

PR’s Top Pros Talk… Jackie Cox Battles – Developing an Earned-First Mindset



Jackie Cox Battles, New York Consumer Brand Practice Lead and North America Consumer Brand Practice Growth Lead at ⁠Weber Shandwick⁠, explains the importance of earned media as more consumers feel disconnected from brands. Jackie describes valuable approaches she uses with clients such as “story doing” and more. Jackie also shares key data from the ‘⁠Earned Effect Study⁠’.