Media relations Archives - Dooley PR

Thanks to the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce for dropping by our offices today to interview me for their Facebook Live for Five feature. This is one of several meaningful initiatives focused on the small business sector in Winnipeg. The Chamber actively encourages and offers programming to support new start ups. The Live for Five feature…

The PR world is ever-evolving and changing quickly. It is an exciting industry, with new products being developed and new trends always emerging. When I took my first agency job 20 some years ago, we got excited about 8-colour printing presses. Today, the trends in the media and public relations are completely different. When I…

How to show your client their money was well spent Evaluating PR is important for any agency. It allows you to see if your strategy is working, and gives you the opportunity to see what works and what doesn’t.   Sometimes it can be hard to determine if your PR efforts are working because not…

How can you recover from crisis involving sexual harassment or assault in your workplace? What you permit, you condone. Oh my, what a disgusting, awful mess the entertainment, media and political industries finds themselves in. Accusations continue to fly labeling some of the most powerful men in Hollywood and Washington, DC, as sexual and serial…

My how time flies! This summer we’re celebrating 10 years in business. Many thanks to our wonderful clients, employees and suppliers for making the last decade possible. Whether we’re working with a Fortune 100 company or a Winnipeg-based start-up, we love what we do and always do our best. We continue to grow as Manitoba’s…

The old saw says that all publicity is good publicity, but that old saw is rusty and out of tune. There are indeed times when staying silent is preferred. We regularly run private media training sessions for executives and boards of directors. In those sessions, we talk quite a bit about what to say and…

Catherine Wreford Ledlow is a River Heights mom, wife, teacher and performer. She’s also an inspiration, and we wanted to help her get the word out about what she was trying to achieve. Catherine found out she had brain cancer in 2013, just weeks after her second child was born. Diagnosed with a similar cancer…

Man being interviewed by multiple reporters

Years ago, when I was just a young communications manager, I had a great idea to pitch out to media about my company. It involved getting one of our company’s financial experts to comment on something that was happening in the news that day. The expert said sure, he’d love to do it. He had…