Denver PR Blog

Post’s Browning-Blas Offers Thoughts on PR Relationships
August 11, 2014, 9:03 am
Filed under: Public Relations

Former Denver Post food editor Kris Browning-Blas shared a few parting thoughts about PR people with Eater as she prepared to transition to a communications position with Colorado State. Among them:

  • “PR is sort of like service. There’s really an art to PR.”
  • “Being overly familiar is another example of bad PR. Sending me a press release and then following up in a few days saying, ‘Why haven’t I heard back from you? Are you mad from me?’ “
  • “… to PR people who say, ‘Can I get a story on this, and when is it going to run?’ I say, ‘No and no.’ Same with allowing them to see a story before it’s published, which is completely against the rules at the Denver Post. If you want to control the story, then you buy an ad and put whatever you want in there.”

(Hat tip: Anne McGregor Parsons at WordenGroup)

PR Stat of the Day
August 11, 2014, 8:38 am
Filed under: Public Relations

Gender Breakdown of PR and Journalism Job Categories

Denver PR Jobs
July 30, 2014, 9:11 am
Filed under: Public Relations

Among those hiring this week are the American Water Works Association, the Apartment Association of Metro Denver, the Archdiocese of Denver, the Colorado Department of Human Services, the Colorado Rapids, the Downtown Boulder Business Improvement District, HealthMEDX, IP Commerce, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Oakwood Homes, Paladin, Terumo BCT and The Arcanum Group.

Boom Adds Germershausen
July 29, 2014, 9:06 am
Filed under: Jobs

Boom Broadcast has added 20-year public relations veteran Shari Germershausen as Director, Client Creative & Strategic Planning. Germershausen will partner with marketing and PR executives to build innovative, strategic storytelling platforms generating widespread broadcast media attention through Boom’s services.

Ellis Joins Orapin as Partner
July 28, 2014, 1:05 pm
Filed under: Jobs

Michelle Ellis has joined Orapin Marketing + Public Relations as partner. Michelle is responsible for agency growth and overall account direction including public relations and marketing strategy and day-to-day management and execution of client accounts.

The Rockies PR Machine at Work
July 27, 2014, 7:01 pm
Filed under: Colorado Rockies

The Colorado Rockies finally figured out how to get people to stop talking about owner Dick Monfort’s email gaffes.

Great Moments in Public Relations
July 23, 2014, 10:00 am
Filed under: Public Relations

“Let me figure out how we want to handle this,” (the PR agency owner) told a reporter Tuesday afternoon. “I will call you back with accurate, factual information.”

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