Gerard’s 15-year career includes experience in radio, newspaper, and television. At the local level, Gerard filed more than 5,000 reports and interviewed more than 15,000 people. Nationally and internationally, Gerard’s reports have been seen on NBC, CBS, CNN, The BBC, and The Weather Channel. Each report and each interview shaped the lessons you’ll learn in Gerard’s keynote speeches, media training classes, and crisis communication plan customizations.
1979 - 1994
1994 - Date
Since 1994, Gerard has been called upon by leaders and public relations professionals on five continents for his expertise as a keynote speaker, a media training coach, and a crisis communications expert. In 1996 Gerard earned his Fellowship in Environmental Communications. In 2012, Gerard received the professional designation as a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) from the National Speakers Association.
SituationHub is the world’s first cloud-based crisis communications application that speeds the process of gathering information about a crisis, sharing that information with internal decision-makers, and automating the process of writing a perfect news release or employee/customer statement. Gerard conceived the idea in 2004, but development didn’t begin until 2016. Learn more at SituationHub.com