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7 Similarities Between Media Training and Championship Football

The San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs are set to square off for professional football supremacy in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday, Feb. 11. Most of the week leading up to the game is dedicated to allowing international media members to interview players and coaches. As much as fans expect the players and coaches…

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Public Relations and Journalism: Better Together

Both of my parents were journalists when I was growing up, so when I told them I was going to study public relations in college, they both cringed. For a long time, journalists have thought of public relations professionals as adversaries. They may see us as nuisances at best and an insidious way for companies to sneak cleverly concealed advertisements into the news at worst…

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Landing the Media Coverage that Moves Clients’ Businesses Forward

While 2021 may have been a lot of things as we navigated COVID 2.0, 3.0 and 4.0, one thing it was not — light in the news department, particularly for our clients. Comprise’s efforts in 2021 resulted in more than 1,000 media hits across 20-plus clients. On average, that is nearly three pieces of coverage…

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How To Provide the Right Value To Your Audience

YouTube is currently (as of December 2021 for you archive readers) running an advertising campaign with the slogan “How to.” Searching “how to” on YouTube, Google, Twitter or any form of search engine reveals countless autofill results, from “how to tie a tie” to “how to ruin Christmas.” Regardless of the “how to” answer being…

What is AP Style Writing and Why is it Important in Communications?

From businesses to public safety organizations to government agencies, effective communications are critical to the success of any enterprise. Whether informing audiences, shaping public opinion, disseminating policies and programs, mobilizing the masses, entertaining people, or generating recognition around a company or product, communications professionals should leverage every tool in their tool belt to tell their…