Category Archive for: Media Relations

This Week in Tech the Chips Fall

This Week in Tech: The Chips Fall, and Rebuilding Notre-Dame

It looks like Spring has finally sprung here at SHIFT SF – just in time for the weekend! These are some of the stories that our B2B tech teams have been monitoring throughout the week: Apple, Qualcomm Settle   In tech legal news, Apple and chipmaker Qualcomm reached a settlement in their two-year legal battle…

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3 Tips for Marie Kondo-ing your Media List

3 Tips for Marie Kondo-ing your Media List

Spring is officially here and for PR pros, the change in season probably means getting reorganized and giving your client programs a refresh. Along with tracking toward your goals and metrics, making sure your media lists are up to date is a fundamental step to set you and your client programs up for success. While…

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This Week in Tech: Huawei v U.S., Azure v AWS

This Week in Tech: Huawei v U.S., Azure v AWS

It’s been a busy week for enterprise tech – if you work in security or cryptography, it’s been all hands on deck for the RSA Conference. SHIFT has supported the conference for 15 years, and that team will have a recap of the event next week. Until then, here’s what grabbed our attention this week…

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Lights, camera… freeze? How to ace your next interview

Lights, camera… freeze? How to ace your next interview

A version of this post originally appeared on the NATIONAL blog, an AVENIR GLOBAL company. Imagine you’re on live television giving an interview and it happens: The journalist asks a question and you don’t have an answer. For those of us who serve as spokespeople, being caught off guard during an interview is what nightmares are…

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Building Your Network, One Coffee At A Time

Building Your Network, One Coffee At A Time

Most years I skip over making new year’s resolutions, mainly because I know I won’t stick to them (fun fact, most people give up by February). Anyways, this year was a little different. I didn’t vow to work out more, eat better or save more money, although I should, I vowed to strengthen my professional…

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5 Lessons PR Pros Can Learn from Game of Thrones

5 Lessons PR Pros Can Learn from Game of Thrones

It’s time to face the music: Winter is not coming, winter is here (we are based in Boston, after all!). However, spring – and with it the premiere of Game of Throne’s last season– is just around the corner. Based on the best-selling novels by George R. R. Martin, Game of Thrones tells the story…

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This Week in Tech: Marching to MWC, Combatting “Deepfakes”

This Week in Tech: Marching to MWC, Combatting “Deepfakes”

Welcome back to SHIFT’s weekly tech news roundup – your one-stop shop for the trends and stories that our B2B PR teams were monitoring throughout the week. Gearing Up for a Marathon March If you have a client working on anything even remotely related to mobile, chances are you spent this week in final prep…

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Key Takeaways from An Evening with Women in Media and Communications

Key Takeaways from “An Evening with Women in Media and Communications”

What’s it like to be a female tech reporter in Silicon Valley, particularly in the era of the #MeToo Movement? This question drew me towards signing up for the recent PRSA event An Evening with Women in Media and Communications in San Francisco. As a fairly new SHIFTer and member of the PR world, I…

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3 Questions with a Top Woman in PR: Leadership Lessons and #MomLife

3 Questions with a Top Woman in PR: Leadership Lessons and #MomLife

Last month, SHIFT had the honor of recognizing one of our own Vice Presidents, Amanda Munroe, as a Top Women in PR by PR News. This is the third consecutive Top Women in PR win for SHIFT (we have a ton of women who rock), as Managing Partner, Amy Lyons, was honored in 2016, and Senior…

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This Week in Tech: Apple and Facebook Dominate the Headlines

This Week in Tech: Apple and Facebook Dominate the Headlines

Hello there! Welcome to SHIFT’s first ever B2B tech news roundup, designed to help marketers and communications pros stay up to date on the trends that could make or break their strategies. Our clients rely on us to stay up to date on their industries and how they fit into the news of the day…

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