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COVID-19: Communicating the Unknown

March 24th, 2020

A NOTE FROM WARD HUBBELL When my daughter was a few years old she asked me: “Daddy, what happens when we die? Do dogs go to heaven?” As much as I wanted to assure her I knew the answer – and comfort her – I just couldn’t bring myself to look her in the eyes [...]

HUBBELL IN THE NEWS: How Oregon companies can improve communications about COVID-19

March 11th, 2020

COVID-19, or coronavirus, is an imminent threat. Businesses and agencies—especially health care providers, senior living facilities, hotels, school districts, universities and jail managers—should fully prepare for the outbreak by developing a communications plan and help prevent the spread of the virus. Hubbell Communications principal Chris Edmonds breaks down what businesses need to know in the [...]

HUBBELL AUDIOCAST: Reframing the higher education crisis

October 1st, 2019
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Across the nation higher education institutions face an arguably unprecedented slate of dire circumstances. From waning enrollment, to declining birth rates, to skyrocketing student debt, tuition, and the costs colleges bear to deliver degrees--the mainstream story is grim.  But in our latest Hubbell Audiocast we probe beyond the headlines to explore the deeper issues shaping [...]

Recap: Digital Summit 2019

Earlier this month, we spent two jam-packed days at Digital Summit Portland catching up on the latest trends and innovations in digital communications. Our goal? Track down the best new tools to help clients to solve their most complicated messaging challenges. As we rubbed elbows with industry leaders and the smartest minds shaping the rapidly [...]

Bulletin sell off will accelerate transformation in Bend

May 23rd, 2019

By Erin Foote Morgan, Bend Director When Hubbell Communications opened an office in Bend last year, we were intrigued by the chance to help clients adapt from an older, more traditional media market to the new media landscape taking hold across America—a brave new world where social listening, digital advocacy and services like Google News [...]

Recollections of a conversation: Why we looked at growth in Bend

February 6th, 2019
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By Ward Hubbell, President Shortly after moving to Oregon, I wandered down to the mailbox of my brand new (to me) Lake Oswego home and found myself in a conversation with my mail carrier about crabbing on the Oregon coast. While this might not sound unusual to most folks around here, that encounter – and [...]

Ward Hubbell Discusses PR Firm Longevity

November 16th, 2018
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Hubbell Communications' founder and president, Ward Hubbell, recently sat down with The Dendro Group's Zach Hyder to discuss what longevity looks like for public relations firms like ours. This episode of The Dendrocast podcast looks at why so many agencies don't survive when their founders leave or hand over the business to new owners. Check out [...]

5 Internal Communications Tools That are Disrupting the Old Ways of Doing Business

October 18th, 2018

Did you know that healthy and frequent internal communication in the workplace is essential for strong teamwork and a positive atmosphere? In the digital age, this form of communication has become more convenient – and necessary – than ever before. According to Hyperlink InfoSystem, nearly 15% of an employee’s time is spent in communication with [...]

Hubbell Communications opens Bend office, hires Erin Foote Morgan

September 18th, 2018
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PORTLAND, Ore. – Hubbell Communications, Oregon’s premier public affairs and public relations firm, has opened its second location in Bend. Driving the expansion into Central Oregon will be Erin Foote Morgan, the newest addition to the Hubbell team. Foote Morgan joins Hubbell with over 15 years of Central Oregon experience in journalism, public relations, multistakeholder [...]

Ward Hubbell featured in Oregon Business Magazine on crisis communications

August 13th, 2018
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Hubbell Communications' president and founder Ward Hubbell was recently featured in Oregon Business Magazine as an expert in crisis communications. Read the full article below.  Why you need a crisis communications plan — before it's too late. Oregon Business Magazine August 10, 2018 Recent scandals, crises highlight need for crisis communication planning. Soon after the Wasco [...]

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