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Where Do Journalists Go to Research Your CEO Before a Media Interview?

Posted Jul. 8th 2016

Most journalists around the globe have the same basic goal – to get the story. But HOW and WHERE they do research on the CEO prior to an interview varies widely, especially depending upon what part of the world they’re working in, according to our partners in the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN – www.prgn.com). […]

Meet the Media: Chris Sweeney, Reporter at Rubber & Plastics News

Posted Apr. 26th 2016

What’s the top story you’re working on right now? Our parent company, Crain Communications, is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Each publication is doing a special report focused on family run operations within their industry. Ours will run in the May 16 edition of Rubber & Plastics News. Tell us about your dream assignment. The assignments […]

Why One Global Approach for CEO Media Interviews Doesn’t Work

Posted Apr. 22nd 2016

Even though the Internet and digital communications are making the world smaller and driving some commonality in practices, the world of journalism is anything but unified in cultural habits, preferences and approaches. According to our global partners in the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN), who surveyed more than 200 journalists across Europe and North America, […]

The Top 8 Tips for CEOs on International Media Interviews

Posted Apr. 1st 2016

There are eight ways CEOs can help ensure their media interviews have the best possible outcome when dealing with North American and European journalists, according to study results shared by Bianchi Public Relations and its partners in the Public Relations Global Network — PRGN — (http://bit.ly/18DOK4t). 1) Know what the media have been saying about […]

Six Ways CEOs Sabotage Their Own Media Interviews

Posted Feb. 19th 2016

Despite the best of preparation by the PR professional, sometimes offenses by a CEO during a media interview can have a negative impact on the resulting media coverage – causing damage to the CEO’s and the company’s images, and perhaps even undermining the company’s prospects for future positive coverage. Worse yet is the fact that […]

How Do Journalists Evaluate Your CEO in Media Interviews?

Posted Jan. 29th 2016

What are the most important factors considered when a journalist evaluates a CEO during a media interview? According to study results shared by our partners around the world in the Public Relations Global Network — PRGN — it all depends where the interview is happening. A survey of journalists around the world showed that overall, […]

Are Your CEO’s Social Media Channels Helping or Hurting Media Interviews?

Posted Dec. 11th 2015

Your CEO’s social media posts may have a huge impact on the outcome of the CEO’s next media interview, according to study results from our partners in the Public Relations Global Network — PRGN — (http://bit.ly/18DOK4t). Which social media platforms journalists will research … how much these channels are used by journalists, can vary significantly, […]

What’s Different About How European Journalists Approach CEO Interviews?

Posted Nov. 20th 2015

A potential danger facing CEOs who engage in international media relations is the failure to understand how journalistic practices vary from one continent – or country – to another. So, to assist CEOs and their communications executives in understanding how journalists in Europe prepare for, and conduct, CEO media interviews, the Public Relations Global Network […]

How CEOs Can Better Prepare for Media Interviews with North American Journalists

Posted Oct. 30th 2015

While not all journalists are the same, a recent survey by our global PR agency network offers some interesting insights on how some North American journalists prepare for, and conduct, an interview with a corporate CEO. As a communications professional, knowing a journalist’s preparations and preferences can help you better prepare your CEO for the […]

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