2014 Presidents Award Luncheon honoring Anthony Muñoz

PRSA Cincinnati Past Presidents are proud to honor Anthony Muñoz of the Anthony Muñoz Foundation for his efforts to impact the lives of Tri-State youth mentally, physically and spiritually. It is estimated that the foundation has touched the lives of more than 30,000 youth - and counting. 

His roots are in California, his jersey hangs in the Hall of Fame, but his heart and his passion are in Cincinnati. For that, and for his never-ending inspiration and encouragement, we salute him. 

Join us at the Paul Brown Stadium Press Box on Thursday, May 29 at noon (networking and check-in to begin at 11:30 a.m.) 

Hear from Anthony's friends, colleagues and supporters including former Bengal Dave Lapham, WCPO Sports Director John Popovich and Retired Cincinnati Bell CEO Jack Cassidy. Experience the Bengals' Press Box, mix and mingle with business leaders both inside and outside of PRSA Cincinnati circles and be inspired by Anthony's leadership and focus. 

Hold the date now and stay tuned for registration details.

Turning a crisis into an opportunity

When crises strike, it’s often most PR professional’s worst nightmare. How you respond can either further damage your organizations reputation or present an opportunity to elevate your status in the public eye.

This is something GM’s CEO Mary Barra is learning first hand. Read about how her proactive response when stepping forward to address GM’s recent recall of its ignition switches, which are linked to 12 deaths,  is gaining her and GM points in the public perception arena. Read in this article in The Strategist.

Written by: Brandy Jones, APR, Communications Coordinator at Cincinnati Metro

What Would a New an Improved Twitter Look Like? Well, Here’s a Sneak Peek

Has Twitter hit its peak?  According to analysts, it hasn’t seen the growth that was initially expected.  Facebook still reigns almighty in the world of social media, with nearly four times the number of users when compared to Twitter.  The problem seems to be that those who have been Twitter users for years love it, but newcomers have a hard time trying to figure it all out.  The solution? A makeover.  The new design is said to be “easier (and, we think, more fun) way to express yourself through a new and improved web profile,” according to Twitter designer David Bellona in his introductory blog

This new design is not yet public, but you can get a preview by checking out some of your favorite high-profile users, like @kerrywashington and @channingtatum.  Do you think this new change will boost the number of Twitter users? How do you think it will improve the communication between your existing publics?

Written by: Nikki Williams - Senior Consultant, Media Relations Manager at American Cancer Society, Inc.