What do you think? If a reporter calls you, how long do you have to prepare before you have to call back?



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If a reporter calls you how long do you have to prepare before you have to call them back? That is the public relations discussion question we are posing this week to our BraudCast viewers and social media followers. We are asking public relations professionals and media relations experts to weigh in with their best practices so their colleagues can benefit.

When a reporter calls, and they may be digging for some information on your crisis, the pressure is on. What kind of relationship do you have with your local media? Are you preparing a well-rehearsed statement or busy addressing your employees first? With the rapid speed of social media changing the pace of communications today, could you run the risk of some information leaking the longer you wait to talk to the press? How long is too long? Please comment with your thoughts here on the blog, on our social media channels, or on the BraudCast YouTube video.

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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