Meet the Hamilton Spectator’s 2013 media relations summer campers

Thanks to everyone who applied for the Hamilton Spectator’s 2013 media relations summer camp (#mediacamp).  The free annual camp for local nonprofits and community groups will run June 25 and 27. Campers, with the help of PR pros volunteering as camp counsellors, will polish, practice and then pitch story ideas to a panel of reportersContinue reading “Meet the Hamilton Spectator’s 2013 media relations summer campers”

Review: Ethical Chic – the inside story of the companies we think we love

This review was first published in the May 21 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. Ethical Chic: The Inside Story of the Companies We Think We Love By Fran Hawthorne Beacon Press $19 You shop local and never set foot in a big box store. The only coffee you drink is fair trade, shade grown andContinue reading “Review: Ethical Chic – the inside story of the companies we think we love”

Review: Producing Prosperity: Why America Needs a Manufacturing Renaissance

This review first ran in the May 6 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. Producing Prosperity: Why America Needs a Manufacturing Renaissance By Gary Pisano and Willy Shih Harvard Business Review Press $30 It’s a view of Hamilton that’s launched more than a thousand hours worth of rebranding consults, workshops and roundtables. Drive across the SkywayContinue reading “Review: Producing Prosperity: Why America Needs a Manufacturing Renaissance”

Apply today for 2013 Media Relations Summer Camp in Hamilton

NOTE: As of May 3, we only have 12 spots left. Nonprofits and community groups from Greater Hamilton are invited to apply for the 2013 Media Relations Summer Camp presented free of charge by the Hamilton Spectator and Mohawk College. This year’s camp runs Tuesday, June 25 and Thursday, June 27 from 9:30 a.m. toContinue reading “Apply today for 2013 Media Relations Summer Camp in Hamilton”