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Friday, August 18, 2017

The Road To 20 Years

NewsGen just turned 20! Take a look back in time at what brought us here today.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Inside NewsGen: “Behind the Pitch” with Jillian Cameron

Jillian Cameron, Media Relations and Marketing Intern at News Generation, is a junior at American University. Jillian says her favorite part about working at News Generation is how helpful and supportive everyone is. In this episode of “Behind the Pitch,” Jillian talks about a hobby she’s always wanted to try, her favorite day of the READ MORE »

Monday, June 19, 2017

Enter Your Firm’s Best Work to Win a 2017 Thoth Award from PRSA-NCC

The 48th Annual Thoth Awards, hosted by the Public Relations Society of America National Capital Chapter, recognizes and celebrates outstanding strategic public relations programs and components created in the Greater Washington, D.C. area. Named for the Egyptian god of communication, the Thoth Awards (pronounced “tot”), is the National Capital Chapter of PRSA’s local version of READ MORE »

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The PRSA-NCC Blog: Surround Yourself with a Like-Minded Team

Surround Yourself with a Like-Minded Team, Who Complement Your Weaknesses: A Recap of News Generation’s Panel Putting the right team together is critical to the outcome and success of your project. Whether you’re in-house looking to bring on some additional help, you’re  a PR firm who has won a new client, or a small business READ MORE »

Friday, March 17, 2017

PRSA Tactics Review: “March Madness”

Every March, millions of people across the country fill out an NCAA tournament bracket. Some with the goal of winning money, and others for office bragging rights. While 68 teams vie for a championship, the NCAA will take this opportunity to showcase all that they do for student athletes. It is important the NCAA has READ MORE »

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Four Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Broadcast Media Relations Firm

These are four questions you need to ask when determining who to partner with on your broadcast media relations efforts: Do you guarantee placements or are the placements earned? If you have a newsworthy story and good spokesperson, you don’t need “guaranteed” placements. All “guaranteed” placements are is purchased advertising time. There’s no “great relationship” READ MORE »

Friday, February 3, 2017

Communicating about Cancer: Nationwide Initiatives Trickling Down to Local Missions

This post was written by Emily Walsh from the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance & Kelsey Pospisil O’Planick from News Generation Cancer affects all of us in some way. It has personally touched our families, our friends, and we’ve all seen its devastation. After his son passed away from brain cancer, former Vice President Joe Biden was READ MORE »

Monday, January 30, 2017

Starting With Why

Why do we do what we do? We talk about what our work means to us, why we work with the clients we do, and what “brings it home” for us.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Radio Media Tour How-To: Stress in America

For the past ten years, the American Psychological Association (APA) has annually released the results of its Stress in America survey. Stress is something everyone can relate to, and reporters know this. They’re eager and excited to learn what the new findings are, and what their listeners can do to manage stress. APA places a READ MORE »

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Reporters Tell Us What They Really Think About the 2016 Presidential Election

Exhausting. Surprising. Unusual. Painful. Chaotic. Exhilarating. Slanted. Hectic. Labeled. Never-ending. No, we’re not describing how you feel about spending the holidays with your in-laws. These are the words leading radio reporters and producers from across the country used to describe the 2016 presidential election. Similar to surveys we have completed in years past, our goal READ MORE »