Conversations in Public Relations
Interviews with DC area communicators
Celebrating a Year of Conversations
December 23, 2009 06:45 AM PST
In this video, Mary Fletcher Jones celebrates the achievement of producing more than 80 Conversations in Public Relations videos presented on YouTube in 2009. Special thanks to all the wonderful guests and to David Hyson for his help and support to make this free and informative series available to our community of professional communicators and students.
In its first year, the videos were viewed more than 8,000 times on YouTube and more than 5,000 times on iTunes. Conversations in Public Relations is also found on Facebook and Wordpress.
Thanks also to Ross Putman for filming and editing the first videos, and to Katie Donohue for designing the Conversations in Public Relations logo and blog masthead.
Conversations in Public Relations is an online video series featuring interviews with Washington, DC area communicators and professional group leaders on topics ranging from social media, networking, employee communications, crisis communications, advertising, event planning, market research, government contracts, and more.How to Present a Virtual Press Conference, with Amy Shaw
December 21, 2009 10:51 AM PST
Amy K. Shaw, Associate Director of Public Relations at SNM (http://www.snm.org), shares the results of her organization's amazing success with obtaining media coverage at their annual conference by presenting a well-planned press conference, including the element of a virtual press conference created with Ustream live streaming online video.
To download Amy Shaw's PowerPoint presentation (11 slides) about this press conference, visit http://www.adfero.com/viralvideopdfs/...
Conversations in Public Relations is produced by Mary Fletcher Jones and David Hyson. Recorded December 2009.Anatomy of a Press Conference; with Amy Shaw
December 21, 2009 07:34 AM PST
If you've ever wondered what kind of work goes into producing a press conference, tune in as SNM's Associate Director of Public Relations Amy Shaw shares best practices for obtaining media coverage. Amy discusses how to connect with reporters, how to hold a virtual press conference, and how to maintain momentum and relationships after the press conference.
Recorded in December 2009. Produced by Mary Fletcher Jones and David Hyson for Conversations in Public Relations.Barry Reicherter: Digital and Creative Lead at Widmeyer Communications
November 07, 2009 05:19 AM PST
Meet Barry Reicherter, Senior Vice President and head of Digital and Creative at Widmeyer Communications. Barry shares how he became involved in digital and social media, and talks about his work at Widmeyer http://www.Widmeyer.com
This social media video is part of the Conversations in Public Relations series. Produced October 2009 by Mary Fletcher Jones and David Hyson.Ben Finzel - Widmeyer Public Affairs
November 07, 2009 05:13 AM PST
Meet Ben Finzel, Senior Vice President at Widmeyer Communications http://www.Widmeyer.com and head of the PR agency's Public Affairs practice. Ben shares how he got started in public affairs, and what he does now at Widmeyer. He also explains the concept of "power public affairs" and its cross-industry importance.
Produced by Mary Fletcher Jones and David Hyson for Conversations in Public Relations, October 2009.The future of social media - with Barry Reicherter, Widmeyer Communications
November 07, 2009 05:09 AM PST
Barry Reicherter, Senior Vice President at Widmeyer Communications and the Digital and Creative lead fo the public relations agency, shares best practices for employing social media in public affairs campaigns, as well as his views on where social media is heading in the future.
Produced by Mary Fletcher Jones and David Hyson for Conversations in Public Relations, October 2009.Social Media and Public Affairs with Ben Finzel of Widmeyer Communications
November 07, 2009 04:52 AM PST
Integrating social media into public affairs campaigns is the topic of this social media video featuring an interview with Ben Finzel, Senior Vice President and public affairs practice lead at Widmeyer Communications http://www.Widmeyer.com
Ben shares his expertise built on more than 20 years of experience in public affairs. Produced October 2009 by Mary Fletcher Jones and David Hyson for Conversations in Public Relations.Margaret Dunning of Widmeyer Communications
November 03, 2009 08:49 AM PST
Meet Margaret Dunning, Principal and Chief Strategy Officer of Widmeyer Communications, (http://www.widmeyer.com) an independent public relations firm with offices in Washington, DC and New York.
In this inspiring Conversations in Public Relations video interview, Margaret Dunning shares how she got started in communications, and what she likes best about her career. She also describes what her agency responsibilities entail, and reveals her future plans for Widmeyer Communications.
Produced by Mary Fletcher Jones and David Hyson. October 30, 2009.Widmeyer Communications - Profile of a DC PR Firm
November 03, 2009 08:42 AM PST
Margaret Dunning, Principal and Chief Strategy Officer, provides background on Widmeyer Communications, an independent public relations firm with offices in Washington, DC and New York (http://www.Widmeyer.com).
Margaret Dunning also describes the ways in which Widmeyer is different from other agencies.
Part of the Conversations in Public Relations video series. Produced by Mary Fletcher Jones and David Hyson.Margaret Dunning offers career advice for new PR professionals
November 03, 2009 08:38 AM PST
Margaret Dunning, Principal and Chief Strategy Officer of Widmeyer Communications http://www.Widmeyer.com, shares job-seeking and career-building advice for young PR professionals in this Conversations in Public Relations video interview.
Conversations in Public Relations is a public relations video series produced by Mary Fletcher Jones and David Hyson.
Recorded October 30, 2009 at Widmeyer Communications, Washington, DC
Welcome to “Conversations in Public Relations.” The series will feature brief interviews with Washington, DC metropolitan area public relations professionals at all stages in their careers. We'll discuss some important trends and issues, and hopefully, you’ll be informed and inspired. Thanks for visiting!
Mary Fletcher Jones is the host of “Conversations in Public Relations.” Along with David Hyson, Mary operates Fletcher Prince, a communications firm located in Falls Church, Virginia.
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