Samantha asks the Wall Street Journal how to get the press to cover her service-based business. WSJ opens the question up to a group of experts – proving the point that every business has a story to tell. It just takes a creative approach and effective communication skills to connect with a reporter. http://on.wsj.com/fUUKQT
Anytime you interact with people there is an opportunity for a breakdown in communication. When the walls go up and bridges come down, emotions take over. If the disgruntled and angry feel as though they have no other recourse than call the local news media. Click here to see an example and my blog about [...]
Dale Dixon speaks to the 132nd Annual Convention of the Owyhee County Cattlemen. Drawing on his 21 years of broadcast news experience, Dale explains the importance of ranchers and others involved in the cattle industry to tell the story of livelihood, family and supplying food to the world. Tell Your Story from Dale Dixon on [...]
Think the traditional news media no longer have power? Viewers aren’t watching TV news? Listeners aren’t tuning into local radio? Readers aren’t picking up the local daily or weekly newspaper? Yes, viewership, listenership and readership numbers are down as we all have so many more options for our news. But, there’s still some life in [...]
Come on. The builder was caught red handed. No potties one day, a TV investigation and OSHA investigation and the potties appear. Not exactly a coincidence.
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Here’s the deal: If you’re a politician – or someone actively seeking the news media stage – you can’t turn the reporters on and off at your whim; especially when you’re flying into a town to stump for a fellow political candidate.
I had a great coaching session with a new client today – stepping into that intimidating world of excellent performance in front of the camera. I told the client the only point I wanted written down during the first session was, “Spontaneity is conditioned reflex.” I borrowed the line from Denis Waitley’s The Psychology of [...]