Melissa Cafiero

Understanding AP Style and its Importance

If you’ve ever worked in journalism or public relations, odds are you’ve heard of AP Style. But if you haven’t, as is the case with many of our clients, it can be a foreign concept. In today’s post, we want to provide a definition of AP Style and discuss its importance in communications. The “Associated […]


Why You Should Hire a PR Agency

I recently received my latest issue of The Strategist, a quarterly publication from the Public Relations Society of America. In it, I was pleased to see an article discussing the benefits of hiring an external PR agency over an internal PR staff. It’s a question we at Communiqué PR hear regularly: “Why should I hire […]


Kymeta and Inmarsat Partner to Launch Game-Changing Business Aviation Broadband Solution

Communiqué PR client Kymeta recently announced an exclusive agreement with Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, to develop a low-profile, low-power consumption, flat-panel antenna for the airline industry, which will electronically steer the antenna beam to Inmarsat’s Global Xpress satellites. The news was noteworthy because the major benefit of the partnership […]


Five Crisis Communication Tips for Businesses: Lessons from Carnival Triumph

By now, you’ve likely heard about the Carnival Triumph debacle: In early February, the Carnival Triumph cruise ship was on day three of a four-day outing when a fire broke out in the engine room and the ship lost power, leaving passengers and crew members stranded on the stalled ship in the Gulf of Mexico. […]


PRSA Puget Sound Panel: Corporate Reputation Drivers of the Digital Age

At the end of January, I attended the PRSA Puget Sound’s event focused on security and privacy, “The Corporate Reputation Drivers of the Digital Age.” Panelists included Aaron Weller, managing director, Data Protection & Privacy Practice at PwC; Christopher Budd, principal and founder of Christopher Budd Communications; and Leigh Nakanishi, Edelman, Data Security and Privacy […]

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