How to write a news release for a crisis event is one of those questions that can cause a fight among public relations professionals, corporate executives, and anyone tasked with some part of the information chain during a crisis. Read more
Whether you are in the field of public relations, media relations, crisis communications, or corporate communications, you no doubt have had to do your fair share of writing news releases and releasing statements to the media and your stakeholders. You may have even had to write a public statement specifically to release on social media. Read more
This week here on the BraudCast channel we are seeking your opinion on a public relations and media relations question. On Monday we asked you, “What is the fastest way to get a news release issued when there is a crisis?” How can you write clear and concise news releases that grab the attention of your audience and the media, and that pass the legal team and corporate red tape test? This question could have been answered in two ways. Some PR professionals answered how they write clearly and concisely to get the news release out the door quickly, while others commented on the mediums they use to communicate with the media and their audiences. They shared interesting insights and their best practices. Now, it’s your turn to chime in. Do you agree with their comments?
This question is one of a series of debates in the media relations, crisis communications, public relations, and social media industries where you and your colleagues can share observations with each other. Yes, YOU are invited to share your bite size bits of best practices. Here is how:
Step 1: Subscribe to The BraudCast on YouTube
Step 2: You will see a short video that poses a new question every Monday. You then post your best practices and observations on The BraudCast YouTube channel.
3: Once your opinion is shared, you can follow the discussion online so you can compare your best practices to those of your professional colleagues.
Step 4: Watch the Follow up Friday Video where you will see a short YouTube video outlining some of the most interesting observations. Yes…your comments may actually show up on our BraudCast video, bringing you world-wide fame, fortune, a big raise, glory, street parades, and more.
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