Weintraub Communications had a hand in this Op-Ed by General Anthony Zinni, USMC (Ret.) (right) the former Commander in Chief of U.S. Central Command, and Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Ret.) (left, below) former NATO Supreme Allied Commander for Europe and Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Both are co-chairs of theContinue reading “Amplify: Op-Ed on Role of U.S. Foreign Aid in Fighting Extremism”
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Amplify: Ebola and Education on the Radio
With Weintraub Communications’ help, Chernor Bah, a youth advocate for (client) the Global Partnership for Education and a co-founder of A World at School, appeared late last year on the Diane Rehm Show, a nationally syndicated public affairs program.
Amplify: Boko Haram’s Threat to Education in Nigeria
Here’s a piece Weintraub Communications helped place in The Hill Newspaper for Philip Obaji, Jr., a youth advocate for (our client) the Global Partnership for Education) and the founder and general coordinator for the 1 GAME Campaign, which promotes basic primary education for vulnerable children in Nigeria. He wrote: “During four days in late October, I was on a mission toContinue reading “Amplify: Boko Haram’s Threat to Education in Nigeria”
Amplify: NY Times Op-Ed on Impact of Ebola on Education in Sierra Leone
Chernor Bah, a former refugee from the civil war in Sierra Leone, is a youth advocate for (our client) the Global Partnership for Education and a co-founder of A World at School, published this piece in The New York Times last fall with help from Weintraub Communications. He wrote: “It made me realize that whatContinue reading “Amplify: NY Times Op-Ed on Impact of Ebola on Education in Sierra Leone”
Amplify: Good Clients Make Good P.R.
When someone once asked Yogi Berra what makes a good baseball manager, he replied, “A good ball club.” Similarly, if you asked me what makes a good public relations professional, I’d say, ‘A good client.’ Here’s an illustration. In September 1987, I had just started a job in Chicago with a Jewish advocacy organization, andContinue reading “Amplify: Good Clients Make Good P.R.”
Amplify: A Media Relations Object Lesson From Donald Trump
I DON’T USUALLY spend a lot of precious time thinking about Donald Trump, but his dust-up last month with a public relations consultant offers an unexpected object lesson about basic media relations. The incident surrounds an article about Trump by McKay Coppins of Buzzfeed, the online news / entertainment / click-bait (or whatever you wantContinue reading “Amplify: A Media Relations Object Lesson From Donald Trump”