Weber Shandwick: Taking Time Out for the Seattle Community

Giving back is part of our DNA here at Weber Shandwick Seattle. Since the beginning, we’ve been proud of the amount of pro bono work we’ve been able to do with local nonprofits, including a number of unique local programs outside of our day-to-day client work, as a way to get involved in our community. This […]

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Geekwire Summit 2014 Highlights Part 3: A Fireside Chat with Steven VonRoekel

For the third and final post of our series covering the 2014 GeekWire Summit, we enjoyed a fireside chat with Steven VanRoekel, former CIO of the United States and current CIO of USAID. The Summit shines a light on thought leaders at the intersection of technology and business, and Steven’s experience introduced a third dimension […]

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GeekWire Summit 2014 Highlights Part 1: Say Hello to Drones

GeekWire’s annual summit always brings together movers and shakers at the cross-section of technology and business, and this year was no exception. This year’s lineup included U.S. Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel, Executive Editors of Re/code Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, T-Mobile CEO John Legere, 3D Robotics CEO Chris Anderson, National Geographic contributor Chad Copeland and Zulily Chairman Mark Vadon. If you missed the live […]

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Boao Forum for Asia: Encouraging Asia-Pacific Innovation & Collaboration

We here at the Weber Shandwick Seattle office are proud to be working with the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) as they convene in North America for the first time this week. The BFA Seattle Conference is an interactive and engaging platform for public-private dialogue focusing on trends in energy, innovation, education, investment, infrastructure, health […]

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2nd Take with Andy Polansky

It’s not every day we get some face-time with our CEO Andy Polansky. So, while he was here last week, we took the opportunity to catch up with him and shoot his second edition of our 1st Take blog series.  Tune in and hear Andy discuss the current state of marketing industry overall and how Weber Shandwick’s Mediaco unit can help […]

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Hanson Hosein Sounds Off on the Communication Age

Last week, Weber Shandwick Seattle was happy to welcome back our old friend Hanson Hosein for a quick lunch and learn session. A former NBC News war correspondent, Emmy award winner, filmmaker, director of the University of Washington’s Communication Leadership graduate program, host of the current affairs show Four Peaks and head of the HRH […]

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When Aerial Drones Meet Storytelling

From time to time, we come across blogs across the Weber Shandwick network that stand out with the interesting new ways we’re helping our clients tell their stories. This post originally appeared on the Weber Shandwick Southwest blog. If I were asked to predict the video technologies I’d be utilizing six years from the start of […]

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Notes from a Weber Shandwick GoLive Producer

I got the call on a Saturday morning. “Buy your plane ticket and fly out Monday. You’ll be directing a live show in Berlin on Thursday.” Usually, getting involved in a live show doesn’t happen this fast. But the high energy and quick pace of that call and all other subsequent planning events, that’s something […]

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AP: “We’re ‘Over’ the Exclusive Use of ‘More Than’ For Numerical Values”

Last week, the world was thrown into a tizzy when the Associated Press announced that it would accept the use of “over” as a synonym to “more than” when referencing numerical values. You may laugh, but for those of us in public relations and journalism, this is big news.The use of “more than” when talking […]

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