Ask Me Anything – Public Speaking Tips

Posted by on Aug 1, 2018 in Media Training, public speaking, Strategy
Ask Me Anything – Public Speaking Tips

  The fear of public speaking is real and it’s common. It’s estimated that as much as 75% of the U.S. population (243 million people) fear public speaking. Luckily, with some guidance, coaching and a few public speaking tips; anyone can overcome their fear. Having led media training and presentation workshops for client partners at (W)right On Communications, I […]

Scaramucci’s Top 5 Fails as a Professional Communicator

Scaramucci’s Top 5 Fails as a Professional Communicator

By Julie Wright —President Twitter: @juliewright If any good comes from Anthony Scaramucci’s 10 days as White House director of communications, I hope it’s the realization that being a professional communicator is no cakewalk and, truly, best left to people who have invested their careers in the profession. Just as it’s easy to quarterback an NFL […]

Best Media Training Tips

Posted by on Jul 6, 2017 in Media Training
Best Media Training Tips

By Julie Wright —President Twitter: @juliewright Our agency meets every two weeks for in-house training and recently Practice Area Director Chance Shay shared his best media training tips in a fun session he titled “Crushing Media Interviews.” I’ve participated in or delivered many media trainings, and I liked how Chance’s presentation so concisely shared our agency’s […]

No Shortcuts to PR Glory, Then or Now

No Shortcuts to PR Glory, Then or Now

By Julie Wright—President and Founder Twitter: @JulieWright How PR Worked Before the Internet… I started out in PR before the Internet or email. It was the era of fax machines, the Yellow Pages and 400-page media directories that you combed through to research and build your media lists. There were few shortcuts on the way […]

Rediscover The Lost Art of Conversation

Rediscover The Lost Art of Conversation

By Grant Wright, CEO Twitter: @Grant_Wright For us communicators at (W)right On, it’s essential we understand and practice the art of conversation. Shown in Celeste Headlee’s interesting TED talk, it’s apparent that fewer and fewer of the younger generation are developing and exercising this skill. Imagine if the 1/3 of teens who send more than […]