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Communications and Emergency Response: Where Do I Start?
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Communications and Emergency Response: Where Do I Start?

If you work in local government then, chances are, you are going to be part of an emergency response. Having led communications for 11 federally-declared disasters in my former municipality (and helping out on a few more as a consultant), I can attest that working through a crisis is one of the most stressful, time-demanding...

The Mystery of Media Relations Revealed!
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The Mystery of Media Relations Revealed!

When I was the public relations manager in the 1980’s for an L.A.-based hospital, media relations was my world.  No one in the organization talked to the press without first talking to me.  Doctors, nurses, administrators—everyone sent those press calls my way. Life was good. Then I went to work for local government where the...