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  • Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

    The term “clean eating” has been around for years but increased traction and buzz beginning in 2015 as the social media community grew louder and demanding. Even the Mayo Clinic nutrition blog weighed-in this summer recognizing that while it’s basically Read more…

  • Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 the-big-man-of-bourbon-cover-image

    When I was asked by longtime client Beam Suntory to write the official biography of Jim Beam’s grandson, Booker Noe, the former master distiller, I admit I was hesitant. I had never written a biography before and wasn’t exactly sure how Read more…

  • Monday, August 15th, 2016

    Media relations is not a one-size-fits-all strategy. Media outreach needs to be tailored specifically to your goals and objectives. Are you launching a new product or flavor innovation? What about sharing news of a corporate relocation? Or are you trying Read more…

  • Monday, August 15th, 2016 Whats Your Story Blackboard

    Despite all the changes in our business, the ability to write clearly and persuasively, remains a fundamental necessity. In short, if you’re in public relations, you better know how to write. There is writing, and there is strategic writing—writing designed Read more…

  • Friday, July 22nd, 2016 Future is a puzzle

    We have been hit with terrible global and local tragedies made even worse by a bombastic, nasty political season. So it’s not surprising that the recent marketing messages breaking through all of the noise are those that convey a sense Read more…

  • Monday, June 27th, 2016 Mashable App Image

    Another Sign the Apocalypse Is Upon Us: Adult Coloring Books continue to grow in popularity. More than 125,000 copies were sold at newsstands in Q1 in 2016. Glass Half Full: Magazine publishers are celebrating. North American magazine publishers sold 102 Read more…

  • Friday, May 20th, 2016 iStock_000006111221Small

    When a tragedy occurs, whether it’s a weather event such as a hurricane, tornado, or earthquake, or an epic fire like the one that ravaged Ft. McMurray in the Canadian province of Alberta, companies, both local and national, often want Read more…

  • Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 Master Lock Edison Award

    Since the November 2015 launch of the revolutionary Master Lock Bluetooth Padlocks, media and consumers alike have been impressed by the technology and convenience. As part of efforts to continue launch momentum, JSH&A coordinated entry into several award programs and Read more…

  • Friday, April 22nd, 2016 Story

    Not that long ago, we were charged with writing the biography of a famous (and deceased) whiskey-distiller. I had known the man well, he was an “American Original”, so we – or more specifically I – jumped at the chance Read more…

  • Thursday, March 17th, 2016 PR Bullseye

    I know I’m a little late to weigh in on this issue, but I’ve been following the Chipotle E. coli, norovirus issue with some interest because I’m a big fan of the company, and like many others, am hoping it Read more…