Join us at this year’s PRNews Media Relations Conference in Washington, DC. Andy Gilman will be speaking on “Media Relations During a Crisis” on December 7th!
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CommCore CEO, Andrew Gilman was quoted in the PR News article, “Walmart, Uber, Home Depot Caught in the Crossfire of a Violent Week.”
Andy Gilman, founder and CEO of CommCore Consulting Group, says that first and foremost brand communicators need to determine how to respond to specific stakeholder groups by monitoring news and social media. Read more
CommCore CEO, Andrew Gilman was quoted in the PR News article, “PR Advice for Hillary Clinton After Brazile Report in Politico” regarding communications tips on how to approach next steps when providing follow up statements to the media. Read more
At the risk of tooting our own horn, we are sharing the recent New York Times in-depth article on CommCore’s PressureTest crisis communication simulation. (Some Observer readers may have already seen it.)
For the article, the Times journalists played roles — not as reporters but as management and other stakeholders — and discovered first-hand what such simulations seek to accomplish: “[T]he quick escalation of the disaster and criticism from all sides made it clear why companies are paranoid about ending up in that kind of situation…and why they feel the need to plan.”
- Crisis simulations are worth the investment to assess current response planning and think through what else could happen.
New York Times reporters wanted to experience CommCore’s new breed of crisis simulations, the very same crisis communication training course our clients undergo with our proprietary “Pressure Test.” Today’s corporate crises unfold more quickly than ever, with companies suddenly finding themselves engulfed in criticism and on the defensive. Read more
CommCore Consulting Group was recently featured in the New York Times article “Who’d Create a P.R. Crisis on Purpose? Well, Only the Sweat Was Real” by Sapna Maheshwari. The article explores CommCore’s crisis simulation training step-by-step, and discovers why every organization should prepare for a crisis situation. Read more
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FORMER OBAMA ADMINISTRATION CYBERSECURITY ADVISOR JOINS COMMCORE
Gregory Michaelidis Will Counsel PR Firm Clients on Cyber Crisis Communications
WASHINGTON, D.C. May 4, 2017 – Gregory Michaelidis, a former Department of Homeland Security advisor on cybersecurity issues in the Obama Administration, has joined CommCore as a cybersecurity communications consultant. Read more
CommCore CEO, Andrew Gilman was quoted in the Arizona PBS Cronkite News article, “Arizona lawmakers praise, condemn Trump’s pardon of Arpaio” concerning the media coverage surrounding the pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Read more
CommCore CEO, Andrew Gilman was recently quoted in the New York Times on the recent crisis that the Tiki Brand company faced.
Andrew D. Gilman, who has consulted with companies like Johnson & Johnson, General Motors and Pepsi during crises, described Tiki as essentially “minding its own business” when it found itself caught up in the Charlottesville demonstrations. Read more