Posted by: KirstenNieman in: Consumer Lifestyle -
Our very own LANE PR vice president, Amy Paterson, has been honored as one of 10 national Women of Worth by L’Oréal Paris, which comes with a $10,000 award for her non-profit, My Little Waiting Room. As you can imagine, the entire LANE team was tickled pink when we heard the news! Amy is so deserving of this award, as she’s worked tirelessly to make My Little Waiting Room a success.
What’s My Little Waiting Room all about? My Little Waiting Room promotes the health and well-being of families by bringing drop-in child care to the hospital, allowing children to thrive as families heal. It is operated by Volunteers of America Oregon at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, and soon to open a second location at Providence Portland Medical Center.
Posted by: Admin in: Consumer Lifestyle - Food/Beverage - Media Relations -
It’s hard to believe we are already thinking about pitching the media back to school story ideas. Where has the summer gone? One idea we pitched for our client Tree Top is healthy after school snack ideas. Kids are hungry when they return from a long day at school, and it’s always a good idea to have healthy snacks on hand for them to munch on.
Posted by: WendyLane in: Financial Services -
Four years later, the economic crisis continues through a slow drumbeat of negative news that reinforces the notion of Wall Street operating on a different set of rules.
What can we learn from the financial meltdown?
Transparency is your best risk insurance.
Proactive communication involves taking the initiative to frame the issue or describe your company on your own terms. Being open and honest is important too. Establishing strong media relationships and communicating first gives you the advantage. This not only keeps the lines of communication open, but also establishes a reservoir of goodwill to draw from when an unexpected crisis occurs.