ICYMI: Cision's Top Guides & Reports of 2023
With 2023 coming to a close and a new year rapidly approaching, now is the perfect time to reflect on the past year, lessons learned – and start setting the stage for a successful 2024. In the always-on, ever-evolving PR and comms industry, staying informed and ahead of the curve is crucial to making thoughtful, strategic decisions. That's why we’ve gathered the five most essential reports from the past year - enriched with key industry data and expert insights – for you to review and leverage in your 2024 strategy development.
Media Coffee: How to Communicate With ESG Journalists
In this episode of Media Coffee we speak to John Jannarone, founder and Editor-in-Chief of CorpGov, about the best ways to communicate with ESG journalists. Based in the US, John’s career spans everything from investment banking to writing for media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal and CNBC.
Media Coffee: Insights From a US Comms Professional
In this episode of Media Coffee we speak to Andrea Hubbert, a US-based PR strategist and copywriter and founder of Hub+company. Andrea works with clients to define brand strategy, raise visibility, manage reputation and write copy infused with personality. Hub+company celebrated its 10th anniversary this summer, and its client list ranges from musicians to corporates and non-profits.
Media Coffee: How to Communicate With Journalists in the Netherlands
In this episode of Media Coffee we speak to ANP (Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau) Editor-in-Chief. Freek Staps, about working with journalists in the Netherlands. An experienced reporter, Freek is a former New York-based correspondent, a Harvard Fellow, a Columbia University J-School Fellow, and now oversees the Dutch national news agency ANP.
Media Coffee: How to Communicate With Consumer, Food and Retail Media in the USA
In our latest episode Media Coffee we sit down with Phil Lempert, founder and editor of Supermarket Guru. With over 25 years editorial experience, Phil has tracked the changing landscape of retail in America through SupermarketGuru.com, as well as serving as food trends editor and correspondent for NBC’s Today show.
Media Coffee: How To Communicate With Journalists in the Caribbean and Its Diaspora
In our latest episode of Media Coffee we speak to Felicia J. Persaud, CEO of the ICN Group as well as the founder of CaribPR Wire. Felicia brings a unique perspective to both editorial and PR, having started out as a journalist before creating CaribPR Wire, Hard Beat Communications, Invest Caribbean and News Americas News Network.
Media Coffee: Communicating With the LGBTQ+ Community
In our latest episode of Media Coffee, recorded for Pride Month, we get insight on the best ways to communicate with the LGBTQ+ community. We’re joined by Peter Williams, founder of Gayther, and Sophie Perry, founder of the LGBTQ+ Journalism Network, to discuss what PR professionals and companies should keep in mind when creating press releases for LGBTQ+ outlets.
Media Coffee: What Is the State of Press Freedom?
Our latest episode of Media Coffee is a special edition exploring press freedom. In the discussion we examine how journalists, media organisations and governments can work together to uphold this vital pillar of our democracy.
Media Coffee with MENA's Ahmed Bahaa: How to Communicate with Journalists in Egypt
Our latest episode of Media Coffee sees us speak to Ahmed Bahaa, journalist and senior translator at the Middle East News Agency (MENA). Based out of Egypt and with more than 14 years of experience journalism, Ahmed is well placed to give insight into how the media works in the region.
Crisis Communications Toolkit
In today’s fast-moving media landscape, a communications crisis can descend upon a brand rapidly and take many forms. When this happens, it’s the brands who are most prepared that come out on top. The question is: are you and your team ready for a comms crisis?
Media Coffee with Thread MB’s Laura J. Wellington: Tips for Crafting Press Releases and Working with Journalists
In our latest episode of Media Coffee we speak to US journalist Laura J. Wellington to get her top tips on crafting press releases and how best to work with reporters. Laura is a successful technology entrepreneur, award-winning children’s entertainment creator, author and has seen her career cross into both PR and journalism. She is the founder of online magazine Thread MB.
Media Coffee with Gaby Natale: How Comms Pros Can Work with SuperLatina
In our latest Media Coffee episode we speak to Gaby Natale of SuperLatina about reaching and engaging with the Hispanic community in the US. Gaby is a three-time daytime Emmy award-winning journalist, author and founder of Spanish language TV news programme and online brand SuperLatina.
Media Perspectives on the Ukraine War: Takeaways for Communicators
Cision UK recently brought together a panel of journalists to help comms professionals understand the media impact of the war and our communities.
Media Coffee with Sachin Kalbag: How to Navigate the Media in India
In the latest Media Coffee Q&A, we return to India to learn more about how journalists in the country like to work and find out some essential tips for PRs looking to strengthen their relationships with the press.
How to Work with Journalists in Italy
In this Media Coffee Q&A, we talk to Fabio Insenga, Deputy Editor in Chief of Italian news agency Adnkronos, about the collaboration between journalists and PRs in Italy and get tips on how to strengthen that relationship.
[On-demand Webinar] Media Coffee: How to Work with Journalists in Bahrain
In the latest Media Coffee Q&A, TradeArabia Editor, Sree Bhat, talks to us about working with the media in Bahrain and offers insight into getting press releases from journalist inboxes to editorial calendars.
[On-demand Webinar] Media Coffee: How to Work with Journalists in the US
In this video Q&A, Chris Seper, Vice President and Digital GM at NewsNation, talks to us about the media landscape in the US and the best ways to work effectively with journalists Stateside. Chris joined NewsNation in 2021 and oversees the development, growth and day-to-day operations of the brand’s website, mobile app, social platforms and other new and emerging non-linear distribution channels.
[On-demand Webinar] Media Coffee: How to Work with Journalists in India
In this interview we hear from Sanjay Mehra, Head Multimedia & Sales at ANI about the media landscape in India and get his top tips for PRs when dealing with journalists in the region. Founded in 1971, ANI (Asian News International) is South Asia's leading multimedia news agency producing content for online, TV and newspapers. It has over 100 bureaus in India and across the world.
From Insights to Impact: Communications Strategies Learnt in the Support of the Ukrainian Cause
2022 has represented a landmark change in the global geopolitical situation as Russia invaded the Ukraine. As a result, millions of Ukrainians have been displaced, with a huge number seeking asylum in other countries. In February, the aim of communications teams in humanitarian organisations was to drive donations from the public and influence policy making within the UK government to support Ukrainian asylum seekers. Learn how these organisations used traditional and social media to gain support for the Ukrainian cause.
[On-demand Webinar] Media Coffee: How to Communicate with Journalists in France
Christine Buhagiar, Europe Director at AFP, discusses the media landscape in France. Christine has been in her current role since 2016, but before that she spent 15 years creating and developing video within AFP. In the late 90s, she was chief editor of AFP’s London office.
[On-demand Webinar] Media Coffee: How to Communicate with Journalists in Spain
Rubén Marcos of Spanish news agency Europa Press takes us through the media landscape in Spain, his recommendations for attracting a journalist’s attention and how to get press releases on point.