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Meet the Media: Annalise Frank, Breaking News Reporter at Crain’s Detroit Business

Posted Aug. 19th 2019

Annalise Frank is a breaking news reporter for Crain’s Detroit Business. She covers breaking news stories, as well as handles a variety of business topics in the city and region. Can you tell us what types of stories, trends or issues are on your radar now? I don’t cover one specific beat, so I’m open […]

The Power of the Story

Posted Jul. 25th 2019

(While in Paris recently to meet with one of our PR colleagues, we took a side trip to the Louvre. It was there, hearing about one particular work of art from our tour guide, that the enduring power of storytelling really hit home for us.) For more than 100 years after its installation in 1804, […]

Automotive Suppliers & Change Management Communications: How PR Supports Your Program

Posted Jun. 27th 2019

Change. It is coming faster than ever. And, according to our informal survey of key communications and PR executives with some of the top global automotive OEM suppliers, it’s the biggest issue facing their companies today, as the automotive ecosystem has turned upside-down. Auto suppliers are shifting to new strategies as they navigate through uncharted […]

Velodyne and The Power of PRGN Partnership

Posted Apr. 8th 2019

We talk a lot about the amazing power of our relationships with our 50+ Public Relations Global Network agency colleagues around the world. Here’s a new case study from our Silicon Valley/San Francisco colleagues, Landis Communications Inc. (LCI), demonstrating successful PRGN teamwork in serving their client, Velodyne Lidar, the leader in a key sensing technology […]

10 Takeaways from CES 2019 for Auto & Mobility Suppliers

Posted Feb. 14th 2019

The 52-year-old juggernaut that is CES—arguably the world’s largest business-to-business trade show – continues to build momentum. While the official numbers are still being verified, CES 2019 was expected to host some 182,000 attendees; 6,600 media; and 4,500 exhibiting companies over four days across some 2.9 million square feet of exhibit space in balmy Las […]

Bianchi PR’s Meet the Media Recap

Posted Feb. 6th 2019

In case you’ve missed any, here’s a recap of our most recent Meet the Media profiles:                 Bryce Evans, 10 Missions Media – FenderBender, Rachet+Wrench & FIXED Ben Klayman, Detroit Bureau Chief, Reuters Amy Antenora, Editor at Aftermarket News & Managing Editor at Counterman Magazine  Hannah Lutz, Finance and […]

PR Challenges Around Autonomous Driving Technology

Posted Jan. 17th 2019

It’s no secret that self-driving vehicles are coming. Automakers, traditional suppliers and new technology companies are investing billions of dollars in the development of autonomous vehicles. According to the research advisory firm Gartner, driverless cars with Level 4 and Level 5 technology are still at least 10 years or more away, as indicated in its […]

Our 10 Most Popular Meet the Media Posts of 2018

Posted Dec. 20th 2018

This past year we profiled many automotive / metro-Detroit journalists in our Meet the Media posts, with each journalist offering valuable insight into their work, advice for PR people and interesting background information. In case you missed them the first time around, here’s our list of our Top 10 Meet the Media profiles this year. […]

10 Best Practices for PR Firm RFPs

Posted Jan. 29th 2018

The RFP – Request For Proposal. Some love RFPs. Others hate them. They can create a lot of extra work for the client. And for the PR agencies, they can become crowded cattle calls, involving a mélange of mismatched PR firms who get embattled in a lengthy competition to win a new project or account. […]

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