July 13: Renaming and Re-framing

Join us for a panel discussion with two Midlands non-profit leaders who have recently overseen rebranding initiatives that included everything from a name change to a visual identity overhaul. Fact Forward CEO Beth DeSantis and Pathways to Healing Executive Director...

November letter from the President

Dear IABC/SC members, I thought it would be nice to offer a break from politics, so I waited until today to share with you some takeaways from the IABC Southern Region Conference. It was a fantastic event at Coca-Cola Headquarters in Atlanta on October 13 and 14....

October Letter from the President

Dear IABC/SC Members, The other day, I was joking with a veteran communicator about how it seems that many public relations professionals are hopped up on something. We came to the conclusion because we read something like this from businesses and organizations nearly...

August Letter from the President

Dear IABC/SC Members, About a week ago, I had one of my standard nightmares.  It’s test time and I haven’t studied. Another variation: one hour from a newscast and not a word is written.  In this most recent one, I was standing inside a graduate classroom at...

July Letter from the President

July 4, 2016 Dear IABC/SC Members, United States Constitution – Amendment I Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the...

Slippery when wet by Jeanne Reynolds

Slippery when wet by Jeanne Reynolds I love proofreading. I know that’s weird. I mean, it’s like admitting you love folding laundry or cleaning the cat’s litter box. Boring, tedious and mostly unappreciated. But for me, the challenge is exhilarating. In any given...