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How outside expertise can help in a PR crisis

November 29th, 2018
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PR crises are tough. They’re stressful, scary, frustrating and sometimes exhausting. If you’re at the center of one, it can also feel personal. Someone out there is trying to inflict damage on your organization or, worse yet, on you and your family. Emotion are high, which can make it difficult to step back, assess the [...]

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 [...]

Summer Intern Series: Growth & Knowledge

September 27th, 2018
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We have arrived at the final week of my internship at Hubbell Communications to round off an experience of growth and knowledge. Over the past two months, I have been a part of a company that molds and shapes public opinion about different businesses and topics affecting them, and it is safe to say I [...]

Five Facts About Public Relations Firms That Might Surprise You

September 27th, 2018

What do you think of when you hear the words “public relations”? Many people immediately imagine a professionally dressed person stepping up to a microphone to put a little spin on a company’s latest PR issue. This might be the focus of some public relations firms, but PR has evolved to be so much more [...]

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 [...]

Public Relations

August 22nd, 2018
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We all have a story to tell and how we tell it is crucial. It only takes an instant for someone to form a first impression, so your messaging and execution should be on target each and every time you are in the public domain. This might be easier if not for the ease and [...]

Summer Intern Series: Staying Busy

August 16th, 2018
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Hey folks, Olin here, back for an almost weekly blog post. Time has been flying by as I absorb everything Hubbell has to offer. I have reached an unofficial halfway point for my internship here, which is crazy because it feels like just yesterday that I took my seat in the office; and yet, I [...]

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 [...]

Summer Intern Series: Welcome Olin

July 31st, 2018
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As one intern leaves to learn on a foreign continent, another steps into her role, eager to try to fill her shoes. My name is Olin Hanson, I am 20 years old, and will be starting my junior year at the University of Oregon in the fall. While I haven’t started most of the courses [...]

Summer Intern Series: Week 5 “Lessons Learned”

July 10th, 2018
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My last week has been very bittersweet. The past five weeks have brought so much growth. I have learned new skills and been pushed outside of my comfort zone. Most recently, I was out of my comfort zone when I made cold calls to about thirty different businesses around Portland. If I’m being honest, I [...]

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