Agencies of the Future Podcast

By The PR Council

The PR industry is rapidly evolving. With a dramatically changed media landscape, new technologies, the importance of data, and a blurring of the marketing disciplines, it’s hard to know where to focus to build your agency. Introducing the Agencies of the Future podcast, where the PR Council invites agency leaders to discuss ways to “future-proof” the business.

  1. 1.
    Culture and Diversity Underpin Delivering What Clients Want with Andy Polansky
    25:50
  2. 2.
    Making Dreams a Reality with Teneshia Jackson Warner, Founder and CEO, EGAMI Group
    26:11
  3. 3.
    Giving Back to Help Ethnic Minorities Get Ahead with Kim Hunter, CEO of LAGRANT COMMUNICATIONS, Managing Partner of KLH & Associates, Chairman & CEO of The LAGRANT Foundation
    30:10
  4. 4.
    When a Global Pandemic Strikes a Global Agency
    26:44
  5. 5.
    Culturally Rich Communications Propel Brands and Agencies
    27:15
  6. 6.
    Building a Global Agency is an Epic, not an Episode
    29:01
  7. 7.
    A Philosophy That Always Puts Humans First with Margi Booth and Dale Bornstein
    30:45
  8. 8.
    On Being Brave and Showing Up as Your Full Self with Dwayna Haley
    29:57
  1. 9.
    Real Talk about Race and Relationships with Helen Shelton and Marcus Braham
    30:25
  2. 10.
    The Journey to Building a Renowned Travel PR Firm with Laura Davidson
    17:10
  3. 11.
    Helping Clients Recover, Renew and Resurge
    38:39
  4. 12.
    Marketing with a Heart for GenZ in our New Normal
    26:13
  5. 13.
    Leading with purpose and passion during the COVID-19 crisis, with Kass Sells, Global Chief Operating Officer and President of International, WE Communications
    24:51
  6. 14.
    Reclaiming Public Relations with Ellen Ryan Mardiks, Vice Chairman, Golin
    23:43
  7. 15.
    Solving the big problems to form enduring relationships, with Kathy Tunheim, CEO and Principal at Tunheim Partners
    23:20
  8. 16.
    Straight-talk from the frontlines of integration, with Melissa Smith, Managing Director at Ogilvy
    19:18
  9. 17.
    How is today’s communications consultant like a jazz musician?
    29:51
  10. 18.
    Access to talent and a commitment to being present fuel successful expansions with Jim Brodsky, Founder and CEO, Sharp Think
    19:59
  11. 19.
    Mining the synergy between corporate positioning and consumer engagement with Evan Kraus, President and Managing Director of Operations, APCO
    31:50
  12. 20.
    Shifting Expertise, Structures and Perspectives to Become a Global Consultancy, with Barri Rafferty, CEO of Ketchum
    22:58
  13. 21.
    Attracting Great Talent to a Shifting Industry, with Jim Joseph, Global President of BCW and New PR Council Board Chair
    22:04
  14. 22.
    Like Chalk and Cheese: The Unlikely Pairing of SourceCode Co-Founders Becky Honeyman & Greg Mondshein
    23:35
  15. 23.
    Get Inside the Hive and Learn About Becoming a B-Corp with Beehive Strategic Communications CEO Lisa Hannum
    25:25
  16. 24.
    The Increasingly Blurred Lines of PR with Julie Batliner, President of Carmichael Lynch
    22:11
  17. 25.
    Every Day is a New Moment of Truth for a Fast-growing Agency, with Andy Pray, Founder of Praytell
    22:09
  18. 26.
    Agency Life – and Especially Mergers – Requires Mental Toughness and Emotional Resilience with Anne Green
    26:19
  19. 27.
    Cherishing the Ups of Agency Life, with Todd Hansen, Principal at O'Malley Hansen Communications
    23:46
  20. 28.
    Why Companies Have to Be Worth Their Salt with Andy Last, MullenLowe salt
    24:42
  21. 29.
    Going Against Conventional Agency Wisdom Can Lead to Big Wins
    20:06
  22. 30.
    Culture is the Art of the Deal
    21:03
  23. 31.
    Hitting the Road Drives Inspiration with Heather Kernahan
    22:55
  24. 32.
    Highly Motivated Talent Deserves the Right Clients with Jon Silvan
    21:41
  25. 33.
    Transforming PR at Red Havas with James Wright
    24:55
  26. 34.
    The Pay Off of Passion and Gratitude with Cheryl Overton of Egami Group
    29:45
  27. 35.
    Thinking About How Work Feels with Michelle Strier of Spectrum
    24:16
  28. 36.
    If I had known then what I know now with Sandra Fathi of Affect
    27:15
  29. 37.
    Fueling Your Entrepreneurial Spirit with Jennefer Witter of The Boreland Group
    22:28
  30. 38.
    Crafting a HealthiHER mind, body, career and agency with Wendy Lund of GCI Health
    22:49
  31. 39.
    Influencing the Influencer with Jodi Petrie of March Communications
    24:33
  32. 40.
    Recruiting and Retaining Next Generation PR Professionals with Phil Nardone of PAN Communications
    28:44
  33. 41.
    Good Talent Deserves Good Clients — Agencies Must Find and Keep Them with Michael Kempner of MWWPR
    28:28
  34. 42.
    Getting to Transformational with Jason Schlossberg of Huge
    29:17
  35. 43.
    Planning Your Exit Strategy - Things to Consider Five Years Out feat. Alex Halbur of Prosper Group
    23:18
  36. 44.
    Trust: It's What the World Needs Now feat. Matt Harrington of Edelman
    27:02
  37. 45.
    No More Excuses – Let’s Make D&I Happen feat. Soon Mee Kim of Porter Novelli & Helen Shelton of Finn Partners
    30:58
  38. 46.
    You can't fake passion & other culture rules with Dale Bornstein of M Booth
    29:45
  39. 47.
    Leading with Empathy Feat. Tricia Ewald of ICF Next
    21:02
  40. 48.
    Using the power of purpose to inspire employees. Feat. Suzette Riley of C+C
    19:04
  41. 49.
    Bad Review, Great Response Feat. Kimberly Eberl of Motion
    23:03
  42. 50.
    Kids, Life and a PR Career — How Do They All Fit Together? Feat. Greg Tarmin of Padilla
    24:26

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