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Learning the Importance of Leading by Example

Wed, Sep. 22, 2021

By Christine O'Dwyer

Lisa Osborne-Ross & Dani VeiraEdelman US CEO Lisa Osborne Ross and past Washington Women in PR president Dani Veira discussed the importance of leading by example and creating an environment where communicators can be inspired and succeed at a recent WWPR webinar.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Jonathan Jordan

Wed, Sep. 22, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Jonathan Jordan, Gen. Mgr. Edelman Southern California
Following the release of Edelman's Trust Barometer special report, “The Belief-Driven Employee,” Jonathan Jordan, general manager of Edelman's Los Angeles office, talks with Doug Simon about how to build trust among employees on the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Ali Taekman

Thu, Sep. 16, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Ali Taekman, Partner, BPCM
BPCM partner Ali Taekman shares some tips about how to effectively work with celebrities and influencers in the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview with Doug Simon.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Jennifer Temple

Fri, Aug. 27, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Jennifer Temple, Chief Comms. Officer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hewlett Packard Enterprise chief communications officer Jennifer Temple talks about how to establish a new brand that was once part of a bigger brand on the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview with Doug Simon.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Alina Diaz

Fri, Aug. 20, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Alina Diaz, Mng. Dir. of Consumer Practice, MSL Group
Alina Diaz, managing director of MSLGROUP’s consumer practice, talks with Doug Simon about the changes COVID has made to how PR pros communicate consumer stories on the latest “PRs Top Pros Talk” video interview.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Art Stevens

Wed, Aug. 18, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Art Stevens, Managing Partner, The Stevens Group
The rules for both buying and selling an agency have changed dramatically in recent years, and on the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk,” Art Stevens, managing partner of The Stevens Group, talks with Doug Simon about what agency buyers and sellers need to know to successfully play by those rules.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Cori McKeever

Fri, Aug. 13, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Cori McKeever, Global President, Healthcare, Golin
Several ways communicators can keep their campaigns appealing to consumers are addressed by Golin global president of healthcare Cori McKeever in the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview with Doug Simon.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Lisa Rosenberg

Tue, Aug. 10, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Lisa Rosenberg, Partner + Pres. Consumer Brands, Allison+Partners
Allison+Partners partner and president, consumer brands Lisa Rosenberg shares some of the things she learned from serving as a member of this year’s Cannes Lions jury on the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview with Doug Simon.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Alex Slater

Thu, Aug. 5, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Alex Slater, CEO & Founder, Clyde Group
Where do CEOs stand when it comes to engaging on social issues? That’s just one of the questions that Clyde Group CEO and founder Alex Slater discusses with Doug Simon on the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Michelle Olson

Tue, Aug. 3, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Michelle Olson, Mng. Dir., Lambert & Co.
PRSA chair and Lambert & Co. managing director Michelle Olson talks with Doug Simon about the role PRSA plays in improving the perception of the PR industry and the professionals who work in it on the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Dallas Lawrence

Fri, Jul. 30, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Dallas Lawrence, Head of Communications, Roku Platform Business
Roku Platform Business head of communications Dallas Lawrence talks with Doug Simon about how streaming has changed the rules for communicators in the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview.

The Best and Worst CEO Communicators

Thu, Jul. 29, 2021

By Fraser Seitel

Fraser P. SeitelThree essential communications traits that are required of any CEO or any executive today who is also considered a “leader.”

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PR's Top Pros Talk: Krishana Davis

Tue, Jul. 27, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Krishana Davis, Dir. of Digital, Precision Strategies
Precision Strategies director of digital Krishana Davis talks about how thinking outside traditional channels can help communicators connect with a diverse range of audiences in the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview with Doug Simon.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Kari Watson

Thu, Jul. 15, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Kari Watson, Co-Founder & Mng. Partner, MacDougall Advisors
MacDougall Advisors co-founder and managing partner Kari Watson talks about how new companies in the bioscience sector can execute a successful launch—and build momentum—on the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview with Doug Simon.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Rick Gould

Fri, Jul. 9, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Rick Gould, Managing Partner, Gould+Partners
Rick Gould, managing partner at merger and acquisitions specialist Gould+Partners, tells Doug Simon some effective ways to build your agency’s value in the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Katya Hantel

Thu, Jul. 8, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Katya Hantel, Sr. Dir. of Sustainability, Conagra Brands
Conagra Brands senior director of sustainability Katya Hantel talks with Doug Simon about how brands can “turn science into something meaningful for the audience” in the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Amy Rosenberg

Wed, Jul. 7, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Amy Rosenberg, Founder & President, Veracity Marketing
What are “modern” public relations, and how have they changed the rulebook for communicators? That’s one of the topics that Veracity Marketing founder and president Amy Rosenberg discusses with Doug Simon on the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Avra Lorrimer

Fri, Jul. 2, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Avra Lorrimer, Exec. VP, Hill+Knowlton Strategies
What will brand behavior look like post-pandemic? That’s one of the topics that H+K Strategies executive vice president Avra Lorrimer talks about with Doug Simon on the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Megan Driscoll

Wed, Jun. 30, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Megan Driscoll, CEO & Founder, EVOLVEMKD
EvolveMKD CEO and founder Megan Driscoll offers advice on effectively marketing to women in a rapidly changing marketplace on the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview with Doug Simon.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Tim Johnson

Tue, Jun. 29, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Tim Johnson, Pres., Upraise Marketing + PR
Upraise Marketing & Public Relations president Tim Johnson talks with Doug Simon about what it takes to get the best results when your client is a smaller startup on the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview.