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Reflections of a Mini-Maven

By Victoria Dixon | April 24, 2018

Hi there, this is your friendly neighborhood intern speaking! Like most soon-to-be college graduates, I’ve been spending a lot of time reflecting on all the things I’ve gotten to learn and experience on my journey through higher education. This semester I had the opportunity to learn from the most incredible group of women, both professionally […]

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What you think a TV reporter wants vs. what they really want

By Kim McKeeman | April 13, 2018

Who, what, where, why and when? The five “W”s are the foundation of journalism, but with the evolution of media and the 24-hour news cycle, there’s a lot more that goes into it – especially when you’re competing with breaking news and thousands of other pitches. You Think: Reporters want to talk to the CEO of […]

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Confessions of a Former News Producer: What it Takes to Get Media Coverage

By Katie Parker | April 11, 2018

Calling the media to get your event covered? I can hear your groans from here. As a former news producer, I was often the person on the other end of the phone trying to let you down gently, “No, we won’t be able to attend your event today.” I promise, I wasn’t the bad guy. I […]

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Meet Our Newest McKeeman Maven, Katie Parker

By Caroline Schmid | April 10, 2018

McKeeman Communications, a 23-year agency specializing in public relations and communications, is proud to announce that Katie Parker has joined the company as a senior account executive and media relations manager. An Emmy-nominated television news veteran, Parker spent the past 13 years working in broadcast news in Charlotte and Raleigh, NC. McKeeman Communications CEO and owner […]

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4 Ways to “Foster the Love” in your Business/Agency Relationship

By Kim McKeeman | March 1, 2018

This is part two of a three-part series on healthy, successful business relationships between companies and outsourced partners. Part one focused on finding your best client/PR agency fit. As business professionals, we work with outsourced partners with specific expertise. Like personal relationships, business partnerships need time, attention, and, yes, a little bit of love. While I’m […]

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