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Last Updated: Wed., Jan. 19, 2022 @ 5:26 pm

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PR's Top Pros Talk: David Ball

Tue, Jan. 18, 2022

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: David Ball, Pres. & CEO, Ball Consulting
David Ball, president & CEO of Ball Consulting Group and president of PR Boutiques International, talks with Doug Simon about what makes boutique firms unique in the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Gini Dietrich

Thu, Jan. 6, 2022

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Gini Dietrich, Founder & CEO, Spin Sucks & Arment Dietrich
Gini Dietrich, the founder and CEO of marketing blog Spin Sucks and agency Arment Dietrich, talks about why communicators need a seat at the decision-making table, using measurement to define the value of your work, and what will be top of mind in the industry in 2022.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Jennifer Wayman

Tue, Jan. 4, 2022

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Jennifer Wayman, Pres. & CEO, Hager Sharp
As social marketing turns 50, Hager Sharp president and CEO Jennifer Wayman talks about how it includes much more than just social media marketing and also discusses how communicators can encourage behavior changes that will benefit society.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Mark Locastro

Mon, Dec. 20, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Marc Locastro, Dir. of PR, SmartAsset
SmartAsset director of public relations Mark Locastro talks about how companies can effectively generate earned media and employ backlinks to raise consumer engagement in the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview with Doug Simon.
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PR's Top Pros Talk: Gloria Janata

Wed, Dec. 15, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Gloria Janata, Pres. & CEO, TogoRun
TogoRun president and CEO Gloria Janata talks with Doug Simon about CSR, ESG and how her agency got its name on the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview.

Why Sponsors Shouldn’t Boycott the Olympics

Mon, Dec. 13, 2021

By Fraser Seitel

FraserWhy Coca-Cola and other corporate sponsors should refrain from expressing their moral indignation toward China through a boycott of the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing.

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PR's Top Pros Talk: Krysta Pellegrino

Wed, Dec. 8, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Krysta Pellegrino, Chief Client Officer, Health+Commerce
What does it really mean for a healthcare communicator to be patient-focused? That's just one of the questions that Health+Commerce chief client officer Krysta Pellegrino discusses with Doug Simon on the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Mike Doyle

Mon, Dec. 6, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Mike Doyle, Pres. & CEO, Ketchum
Ketchum president and CEO Mike Doyle talks with Doug Simon about why leadership is so important and how companies can build employee engagement on the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Jim O'Leary

Wed, Dec. 1, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Jim O'Leary, COO, Edelman U.S.
Edelman US COO and corporate affairs practice chair Jim O'Leary talks with Doug Simon about how comms pros can handle the increasing role of corporate communications in the C-suite in the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Tina Beaty

Mon, Nov. 22, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Tina Beaty, VP Marketing, Society for Human Resource Management
As the role of human resources takes center stage at companies of every size, SHRM vice president of marketing Tina Beaty talks with Doug Simon about how human resources pros can make the workplace a better place on the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Maura Fitzgerald

Fri, Nov. 19, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Maura Fitzgerald, Founder, V2 Communications
V2 Communications founder and partner Maura Fitzgerald outlines some of the things PR pros need to keep in mind as people start heading back in to the office on the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview with Doug Simon.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Amy Bonitatibus

Wed, Nov. 17, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Amy Bonitatibus, CMO, Chase Home Lending
Amy Bonitatibus, who in addition to being CMO of Chase Home Lending is CCO for all of Chase, talks with Doug Simon about how she balances the priorities of those positions in the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Kathryn Hayman

Fri, Nov. 12, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Kathryn Hayman, VP of Brand Integration, Bollare Communications
Bollare Communications vice president of brand integration Kathryn Hayman talks with Doug Simon about how the upcoming holiday season will differ from last year's in the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview.

PR's Top Pros Talk: LeMia Jenkins Thompson

Wed, Nov. 10, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: LeMia Jenkins Thompson, Global Head of Comms., Pinterest
Pinterest global head of communications LeMia Jenkins Thompson talks about how brands can get the most out of their partnerships with the platform on the latest "PRs Top Pros Talk" video interview with Doug Simon.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Trey Ditto

Wed, Nov. 3, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Trey Ditto, CEO, Ditto PR
Ditto PR CEO Trey Ditto talks about how making the public relations industry a better environment for employees can lead to greater success on all levels in the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview with Doug Simon.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Sarah Berman

Wed, Oct. 27, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Sarah Berman, President, The German Group
The Berman Group president Sarah Berman talks about the creative tactics that real estate companies are using to help them negotiate a COVID-impacted marketplace in the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview with Doug Simon.

Ranking the New York Times Columnists

Tue, Oct. 26, 2021

By Fraser Seitel

FraserThe New York Times’ once-revered editorial pages in recent years have largely become a wasteland of monotonous, mediocre writing.

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