Some 1.5 million people were expected to converge on Philadelphia last month when Pope Francis made a visit to our fair city. According to some crowd security experts, the real turnout could have been as low as 140,000. The City, which had hoped to gain a bounce in image and reputation from the visit, was […]

This post was written by Mike Lizun, Senior Vice President Last week, Gregory FCA brought together four top journalists to dig into the power of data for storytelling. They spoke about how reporters transform raw information into graphics and stories and the best ways companies can fuel those stories – or create their own. Gregory […]

This post was written by Jake Tulsky, Business Development Manager Panel brings together reporters from The New York Times, Forbes, AP, and knight-mozilla OpenNews The Power of Data for Storytelling, a seminar open to professional communicators in the Philadelphia area, is being held Thursday, June 4, 2015 at the Penn Museum from 5 p.m. until […]

Wow. Where did this notion come from, that when there’s a riot in the streets, and fires are burning down a city, the media shouldn’t cover it? Rather, they should train their cameras on the thousands of peaceful protesters and not rioters threatening lives and property? The fact of the matter is, it’s the media’s […]

What the heck was the Senator and eye surgeon from Kentucky thinking when he broke the cardinal rule of spin and attacked the media? Get a grip guy. In this game, everyone learns early that there’s no grass to green by criticizing your interrogator. And Rand Paul only wasted precious time by lecturing Today Show […]

Photo (CC-BY-2.0) Keoni Cabral on Flickr. This post was written by Mike Lizun, Senior Vice President Every tech company wants and needs exposure to win customers, sell products, and distinguish itself from the competition. But what does it take to land a tech-related story in the national media? I’ve been interviewing some of the nation’s top tech editors […]

This post was written by Mike Lizun, Senior Vice President The big game is just a few days away. Football fans are hoping for a game that isn’t over in the first half. Casual fans will tune in for the other big show, the commercials. And PR teams are refreshing social feeds in search of […]

This post was written by Denise DiMeglio, Vice President The secret to CES success is a good battle plan. Walking the aisles and aisles of companies established and brand new, exciting and confusing, weird and jaw dropping, you can instantly tell who’s ready to walk away with media momentum and who will return back home […]

Why CES Still Matters!

January 20, 2015

We’ve had a week now to decompress since the team here at Gregory FCA returned from CES in Las Vegas. Just like every year, our post mortem of the weeklong orgy of everything technology reveals that even after 48 years, CES is still the premier media event for consumer technology companies. Sure, we get probed […]

This post was written by Mike Lizun, Senior Vice President I’m calling it right now: The biggest trend in PR in 2015 will be … storytelling. I know, I know, it’s a safe bet. The perennial powerhouse. The Yankees of media relations. But storytelling has never had greater importance or more widespread impact than right […]