KOIN-TV’s Tips for PR Professionals: Pitch the Story, Not the Event

Pitch the story, not the event. That’s the message PR professionals received from members of the KOIN-TV (CBS affiliate) team in Portland this week during a PRSA event. Anchors Chad Carter and Jenny Hansson, reporter Dan Tilkin, producer Carla Miller and assignment editor Tamara Hellman helped identify key tips for building relationships between KOIN and […]

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Two Minutes With…Brianne Aoki

“Two Minutes With” is Weber Shandwick Seattle’s employee spotlight series that provides professional and personal insight into our rockstar team. Enjoy! Welcome Brianne! Tell us a little about yourself and your background. I was born and raised in Enumclaw, WA, and have lived in the same house my whole life. Growing up in a small […]

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2nd Take With Frank Orrico: The Science Guy

Hailing from the Windy City, Frank Orrico is the global director of Weber Shandwick’s new Element Scientific Communications™ (Element), an industry-leading team of communicators dedicated to inciting change through science. He visited our Seattle office this week to share how science communications is evolving, and of course, to visit a few of his favorite Seattle […]

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Global Media Relations Insights: Rio de Janeiro

Weber Shandwick Seattle brings you Global Media Relations Insights, a blog series that explores media relations around the world through Q&A’s with some of our top global talent. We’re kicking the series off with insights from Amanda Vidigal, an account director in Weber Shandwick’s Rio de Janeiro office. Q: What is the media landscape like in Brazil […]

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2 Minutes With…Dana Larsen

“Two Minutes With” is Weber Shandwick Seattle’s employee spotlight series that provides professional and personal insight into our rockstar team. Enjoy! Welcome Dana! Tell us a bit about what you were doing pre-Weber. Many of my writer colleagues have joked that my autobiography would make a good screenplay. I come from a colorful, audacious and […]

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IN-NW 2014: 5 Digital Marketing Takeaways

Last Wednesday, Weber Shandwick joined Seattle’s savviest digital marketers at ShowBox SoDo to attend the third annual IN-NW Social Media & Digital Marketing Conference. Produced by the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, UW’s Communication Leadership program, and 206 Inc, this year’s lineup boasted singer/songwriter Hollis Wong-Wear of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ White Walls, Travis Wals of Uber Seattle […]

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Pro Bono Spotlight: Northwest Health and Human Rights

Last December, we had the privilege of supporting Northwest Health and Human Rights (NWHHR), a local coalition of physicians, mental health workers and lawyers here in Seattle. We were very excited because they are doing amazing work to provide treatment and care for refugees and survivors of torture who are resettling in the Puget Sound area. NWHHR, […]

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Weber Shandwick Seattle Celebrates 2014 PRSA Totem Award Wins

At Weber Shandwick, we pride ourselves in consistently doing innovative and creative work for our clients. One way to showcase these efforts is via our participation in top industry awards. We are happy to say we’ve done very well so far this award season, with our most recent wins coming by way of the PRSA Totem […]

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3 Reasons You Should Be Excited for IN-NW 2014

We. Are. TOO. Excited. In TWO days, we get to hang out with some of the Pacific Northwest’s best and brightest for the SECOND year in a row at the IN-NW 2014 Conference! You should be excited too. Here’s why: This video. Food trucks? Enough said. As a sponsor of IN-NW for the second year in […]

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