Seeing a significant number of black students physically dragged off the stage during commencement ceremonies at the University of Florida on Saturday, May 5. The video, captured and posted all over the Internet, has sparked conversation and outrage. Here's the video as captured in a clip posted by Time. In the time since these May 5… Continue reading University of Florida Taking Heat For Celebration Policing
One of the many problems, in crisis situations, is you never really know when the crisis will happen. But, you should always assume a crisis could happen tomorrow or an hour for now. So, here's the question: Are you ready for the crisis? Another question: What have you done to prepare, from a public relations… Continue reading With Crises … It Will Likely Happen. Are you Prepared?
Following the coverage of Hurricane Irma, I've been monitoring the obvious. But, as is the case with my business, I'm also monitoring the public relations aspects of what is happening. Even in the eye of one of the most ferocious hurricanes we've seen, one that is currently wreaking havoc on the state of Florida, I've… Continue reading In the Eye of Hurricane Irma, PR Still Matters
This will be a quick blog about crisis communications. Too many times, in crisis situations, I see people who get that first indication of the crisis, and don't anticipate the obvious questions the media will ask. In many cases, this takes an experienced professional to walk you through all (or as many as possible) of… Continue reading Get in Front of the Crisis, Anticipate
I'm a little late posting this video (to the blog) that I posted to the SG3 Communications YouTube channel. I jumped in for in-the-moment analysis of some Twitter responses that we saw during the Charlottesville crisis. I was, of course, coming at this from a public relations perspective. Check out the relatively short video analysis.… Continue reading Video Analysis of Charlottesville Response
You do not need to be a well-schooled and/or well-trained social media manager to know trolls are out there, lurking, waiting for you to slip up so they lay digital hands on you. Truth be told, friends (and perhaps even enemies), some trolls do not need much of an opening to dive in and go… Continue reading To Clap Back, or Not Clap Back … That is the Question
Recently, I was interviewed about starting SG3 Communications. It was a lot of fun, to be honest, to go through the interview process. It gave me a great opportunity to consider the amount of work I've already put in, to getting SG3 Communications up and running, and to consider the work it will take to… Continue reading Interviewed for Work Starting SG3 Communications