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Starting out and standing out

I’ve been very, very lucky throughout my career to study under some really smart people. But more than smart, they were generous. They took young flacks like me under their wings and taught us how to do PR right. They are a big part of the reason I try hard to pass down what I’ve […]

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SXSW 2011: Vote early, vote often, vote for us

March is unquestionably the greatest month of the year. It’s the month of my birthday (March 4…big presents, please) and also the month when the annual South by Southwest Interactive/Film/Music Festival rolls into Austin. SXSW 2011 stands to be one of the best festivals yet…primarily because panel ideas submitted by three of my colleagues and […]

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Career Update: When Passion and Profession Collide

It’s interesting what you can see when you look back on what as been close to a 20-year career in public relations. I recently took that trip down memory lane. Here’s some of what I learned: I’ve worked for some very cool, very prestigious companies and clients. I’ve learned from and worked alongside some of […]

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High honors for a PR pro

Know what’s cool? Scrolling through your Twitter feed and seeing a post like this from a reporter you have an amazing amount of respect for: Know what’s also cool? Seeing your first accepted submission on Slashdot for a great client (if you are a geek, you’ll understand how unbelievably cool this is):

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