Category: Crisis Communications

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The Top PR Crises of 2018

January 3, 2019 In Crisis Communications Leave a comment

Our President Ashley McCown’s take on the biggest public relations crises of last year was recently featured in leading industry trade publication PR News. 2018’s list includes some of America’s

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Transparency and Accountability in Higher Education

November 14, 2018 In Corporate, Crisis Communications, Education Leave a comment

It wasn’t so long ago when colleges and universities were the beneficiaries of a trusting deference; when it was believed they could be counted on to “do the right thing.”

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Posted by Ashley McCown

The Gathering Storm: Weather & Communications Preparedness

September 12, 2018 In Crisis Communications Leave a comment

The first major Atlantic hurricane of 2018, Florence, may have been downgraded to a category 1 storm by the time it made landfall, yet its gale-force winds and torrential rains

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Top 3 Crisis Lessons from The Bachelorette

August 10, 2018 In Crisis Communications, SM& Team Leave a comment

On Monday night Bachelor Nation watched Bachelorette Becca Kufrin, the 28-year-old public relations executive from Minneapolis, Minnesota, get engaged to Garrett Yrigoyen, a 29-year-old medical sales rep from Reno, Nevada.

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Ashley McCown’s Top PR Crises

August 9, 2018 In Crisis Communications Leave a comment

Ashley McCown, SM& president and crisis communications expert, rates her top PR crises at the halfway point of the year. Key takeaways from Ashley’s video include: Social media plays a

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SM& President Featured on Sexual Harassment Prevention Seminar

June 22, 2018 In Crisis Communications Leave a comment

Solomon McCown & Company President Ashley McCown recently spoke at a sexual harassment prevention seminar hosted by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts and WTS Boston. Ashley was

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Posted by T.J. Winick

38 minutes of Chaos: A look back at Hawaii’s Frightening False Alarm

January 23, 2018 In Crisis Communications Leave a comment

All the safety precautions and procedures in the world are of little use unless they are communicated effectively. As crisis counselors, we routinely advise clients on how leadership should alert

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Ashley McCown Featured in O’Dwyer’s annual Crisis Issue

January 22, 2018 In Crisis Communications Leave a comment

Organizational communications will never be the same. Amidst the societal reckoning that includes the #metoo movement, the old rules no longer apply. Open secrets are no longer tolerated, and accusations

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Video: Solomon McCown featured in O’Dwyer’s

January 3, 2018 In Crisis Communications Leave a comment

 For the 6th consecutive year, Solomon McCown & Company President and crisis communications expert Ashley McCown presents her take on the year’s most notorious public relations crises. There was

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Solomon McCown at TABS

December 7, 2017 In Crisis Communications Leave a comment

Here at Solomon McCown & Company, a core competency is working with renowned academic organizations such as boarding schools, student travel providers, colleges and Greek organizations on a wide range

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