PR & Content Design

Content development in Public Relations is STRATEGIC and includes innovative rhetoric + writing + design Read the latest on what's trending & "How-To" advice.

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RiverVoices Digital Storytelling Project

Check in regularly on our RiverVoices Digital Storytelling project, as well as other creative ways organizations and companies are using digital storytelling & GIS Tools.

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“Place” Research & Promotion

Interested in the intersection of people, places & natural resources including collaboration, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), placemaking and promotion.

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Place-branding, Public Relations & Media Design

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Shoe-Leather Journalism & Place-Based Reporting: There’s a Platform for That!

You don’t hear the term Shoe-Leather Journalism much anymore. Given the name, it’s easy to take a guess at what it means. Essentially, Shoe-Leather journalism indicates shoes-on-the ground reporting of news and issues that are place-specific. In other words, maybe news originally reported by journalists on the ground, covering news as it happens, still holds […]

A Decade of Creative Placemaking

One of my favorite Tweets-of-the-Week is typically one from ArtPlaceAmerica, a report or blog of photo of a neighborhood or community engaging in Creative Placemaking. This planning-based concept includes at its heart strategic and scalable approaches and strategies that put creative artists at the forefront of development and revitalization. That means taking them out of […]

Strengths of Deep Souls…

The other day, a student sought help drafting an essay to college. He is what I would call a deep soul thinker – a young man who appears wise beyond his years, who sees creative connections in challenges, but for whom the k-12 education system didn’t ideally fit the way he envisions concepts and problem […]

Participant Observation: The Power of a Digital Story

Participant Observation: The Power of a Digital Story DIGITAL STORY LINK HERE When I participated in a digital storytelling workshop through the Berkeley, CA-based Center for Digital Storytelling held on a beautiful organic farm in Lyons, CO, several of the digital stories that emerged among the two dozen participants stood out. One centered on the […]