New Media Models We Love

New Media Models We Love

POST BY: Pat Reilly ON August 8th, 2017

It’s no secret that traditional journalism business models have struggled in recent years. From the gutting of the Los Angeles Times to the loss of formerly great regional leaders like the Rocky Mountain Press, outlets across the country are fighting … READ MORE

5 Ways to Make the Most of a Name Change

5 Ways to Make the Most of a Name Change

POST BY: Pat Reilly ON August 8th, 2017

Starting a business, launching a product, or introducing a new campaign or initiative is hard. Even with a great idea or product, without the right branding and messaging, you won’t reach your audience and make the impact you want. When … READ MORE

Uniting Education Advocates for Student Success

Uniting Education Advocates for Student Success

POST BY: Pat Reilly ON July 20th, 2017

There are two separate sets of convenings and conversations happening around education policy in California.  One is well-attended by equity advocates, policy-makers, academics, electeds and the heads of education associations like the CSBA, ACSA or PTA.  Then there are another … READ MORE

Big Changes and Even Bigger Successes

Big Changes and Even Bigger Successes

POST BY: Pat Reilly ON June 23rd, 2017

The last few months have brought exciting changes to PR & Company. We’re so happy to welcome Managing Director Abbe Solomon Vacek, a leader with more than 25 years of diverse senior communications experience spanning enterprise software, nonprofits, and travel. … READ MORE

Child Advocates Punch Above Their Weight

Child Advocates Punch Above Their Weight

POST BY: Pat Reilly ON June 16th, 2017

“We want the activists parents and teachers to go to their local boards and put the pressure on them using the transparent local accountability plan,” California’s Governor Jerry Brown told the press as he defended his experiment with the local … READ MORE

Personal Branding for Any Woman in Any Sector

Personal Branding for Any Woman in Any Sector

POST BY: Pat Reilly ON May 5th, 2017

I’m fortunate to meet a lot of incredible women. From scientists who are revolutionizing how we get access to medical care, to tech geniuses who are disrupting our most destructive and biased behaviors, to women’s rights advocates who are fighting … READ MORE

The Genius of eBay’s Diversity Report Release

The Genius of eBay’s Diversity Report Release

POST BY: Pat Reilly ON April 28th, 2017

Originally published in Bulldog Reporter. As Diversity & Inclusion efforts enter another year, so too do the accusatory news stories. As predictable as the tech sector’s diversity report releases are the ensuing media reports, which invariably chastise the companies for … READ MORE

5 Ways to Add Value to Any Interview

5 Ways to Add Value to Any Interview

POST BY: Pat Reilly ON April 21st, 2017

Whether you’re at a major PR firm or the one-person communications team for a small nonprofit, one of the biggest responsibilities communications professionals hold is helping their clients through the interview process. Unfortunately, there’s no playbook of best practices to … READ MORE

Leveraging Every Sector to Drive Impact

Leveraging Every Sector to Drive Impact

POST BY: Sara Harrison ON March 23rd, 2017

PR & Company has always taken pride in our cross-sector expertise. We’re thrilled that we continue to get the opportunity to dive deeply into a range of important issues and efforts from working with Artesia High School to promote their … READ MORE

Equity in Civic Engagement and Advocacy

Equity in Civic Engagement and Advocacy

POST BY: Pat Reilly ON March 21st, 2017