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Angie Howard: A Nuclear Energy Veteran on What Her Industry Teaches Us About Crisis Communications Angie Howard was among the first women in executive leadership in the nuclear energy industry. She reflects on her own experience and talks about what her industry can teach anyone leading a crisis response today. She also discusses factors that

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By Walter HillPrincipal of WH Hill Communications LLC and Senior Consultant with Smith & Harroff Those experienced in crisis communications know that you can’t just relay facts in a crisis and expect to win over an audience. And frustrating as it may be, sometimes you have facts backed up by even the most rigorous science

Joining us on this episode of “Behind the Bullseye” is Stan Soloway. Stan talks to us about his experiences during a forty-year career as a public affairs consultant, political strategist, and CEO of a trade association.

Are you using Facebook Live yet? If not, why not? In the four and a half years since Facebook launched Facebook Live, the use of the platform’s streaming video service has exploded. In 2018, the number of Facebook Live broadcasts reached 3.5 billion and produced six times as many interactions as traditional videos.

“Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.” ~Brene Brown

A real crisis introduces stresses few can fully anticipate. You may do some things well. And other things not as well. If nothing else, you can anticipate and learn from the things those in the crosshairs have done well.

On this episode, we are joined by Robert Lehrman, a published novelist and journalist and former White House speechwriter.

Joining us on this episode is Scott Peterson, senior vice president of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Scott talks to us about his experience when he was in another role – as senior vice president at the Nuclear Energy Institute.

Jack Webb, the no-nonsense cop on TV’s long-running show Dragnet, created the character Joe Friday and memorable lines such as “Just the facts ma’am.” Joe Friday wasn’t interested in opinion or conjecture; he needed the facts to solve the crime. When and how a communicator uses information – data, research, statistics, etc. – is not simple.

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