Strategies: Anti-PR and Unfounded Feedback

March 15, 2024 0 Comments

Strategies: Anti-PR and Unfounded Feedback April and Laura are chatting 1:1 this week about two lesser-known issues a PR practitioner might face: a use case of anti-brand messaging, and how to manage feedback that isn’t constructive. The PR News of the Week features an update on Tesla’s PR strategy, with a critical look at The …

Remembering Mikal Reich: Advertising Expert & Friend of the PR Wine Down

March 8, 2024 0 Comments

Remembering Mikal Reich: Advertising Expert & Friend of the PR Wine Down In light of the recent and tragic passing of Mikal Reich, our team is taking a walk down memory lane to re-release this interview with Mikal, originally released in January 2021. Mikal’s intelligence and exuberance are fondly remembered and appreciated by those who …

PR Careers: Managing Teams & Tight Marketing Budgets

March 1, 2024 0 Comments

PR Careers: Managing Teams & Tight Marketing Budgets April and Laura are chatting 1:1 this week about two familiar dilemmas for mid-to-senior level PR practitioners: managing junior staff and navigating shrinking marketing budgets. This week’s Anonymous PR Horror story features an honest write-in from a listener who is struggling to connect with the intern they’re …

Rachel Griffin: All About Brand Activations & PR Events

February 16, 2024 0 Comments

Rachel Griffin: All About Brand Activations & PR Events April and Laura are back with another fabulous guest interview! This week, our hosts welcome award-winning PR pro, Rachel Griffin, to the virtual recording booth. Rachel is the co-founder at PlayWise Partners and April’s friend and colleague from our favorite industry award event — The Stevie …

April’s Reads: AI and the Future of Good PR

February 2, 2024 0 Comments

April’s Reads: AI and the Future of Good PR Season three of the PR Wine Down is officially here! Today, we’re introducing a new episode format called “April’s Reads.” In these episodes, April will get in front of the mic to slow down and address an important topic impacting the PR industry that could benefit …

Management Missteps and the Future of News

January 19, 2024 0 Comments

PR Under Pressure: Ethical Best Practices & Career Pitfalls Today, April and Laura are ringing in the new year with a one-on-one conversation about the ethical issues facing PR practitioners as we enter 2024. The conversation covers some familiar challenges that everyone in the PR industry faces  – from new graduates entering the industry to seasoned …

PR Under Pressure: Ethical Best Practices & Career Pitfalls

January 5, 2024 0 Comments

PR Under Pressure: Ethical Best Practices & Career Pitfalls Today, April and Laura are ringing in the new year with a one-on-one conversation about the ethical issues facing PR practitioners as we enter 2024. The conversation covers some familiar challenges that everyone in the PR industry faces  – from new graduates entering the industry to seasoned …

HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Your 2024 Guide to Agency Ownership and PR Ethics (Feat. Doug Spong)

December 22, 2023 0 Comments

HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Your 2024 Guide to Agency Ownership and PR Ethics (Feat. Doug Spong) Today, April and Laura welcome our annual honored guest, Doug Spong, to discuss the defining trends of PR past, present and future. Thank you for joining us! Pour some nog and tune in for an episode that’s jam-packed with information that’s …

Jenna Guarneri: PR, Startups & the Super Commute

December 8, 2023 0 Comments

Rhiannon Ruff: A Guide to Wikipedia & Crisis Management for PR Pros Today on the PR Wine Down, April and Laura welcome Rhiannon Ruff to the show! As Founding Partner & Wikipedia Expert at Lumino, Rhi is here to deliver a crash course in Wikipedia tips, tricks and policies for PR pros to know. In …

100TH EPISODE SPECIAL: The ROI of LOL (Feat. Clayton Fletcher from Peppercomm)

November 24, 2023 0 Comments

100TH EPISODE SPECIAL: The ROI of LOL (Feat. Clayton Fletcher from Peppercomm) Today, we are celebrating 100 episodes of the PR Wine Down podcast! To our long-time listeners and newcomers alike — thank you for “wining down” with us! On today’s episode, April and Laura welcome Clayton Fletcher, acclaimed comedian and Chief Comedy Officer at Peppercomm. …