Sturges Word Communications Recognized at 2012 PRISM Awards

Sturges Word Communications Recognized at 2012 PRISM Awards KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 22, 2012)– Sturges Word Communications (SWC) won three Gold PRISM Awards and four Silver awards for various client campaigns at the latest PRISM Awards Gala hosted by the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the Public Relations Society of

Sturges Word Communications Recognized at 2012 PRISM Awards2019-03-28T19:43:12-05:00

It’s not (just) what you say. It’s how, when, why and to whom you say it.

It's not (just) what you say. It's how, when, why and to whom you say it. In public relations, we spend a lot of time thinking about messages. Frequently, the majority of brainpower gets spent figuring out what should be said. Unfortunately, folks often forget to consider how it is being said, to whom

It’s not (just) what you say. It’s how, when, why and to whom you say it.2019-03-28T19:41:54-05:00

If You’re Going to Play in the Social Media Sandbox, Please Keep It Real

If You’re Going to Play in the Social Media Sandbox, Please Keep It Real Last weekend my beloved was looking through the Redbox selection and noticed that the number of lame knockoff movies in their kiosks appears to be on the rise. If you’re not familiar with this phenomenon, Redbox has been stocking its

If You’re Going to Play in the Social Media Sandbox, Please Keep It Real2019-03-28T19:38:28-05:00

The Worst Speech in the World

The Worst Speech in the World We all use business clichés from time to time. As much as I claim to loathe them, I’m guilty of it too. Using a cliché in a small internal meeting might induce eye rolls, and it’s fun to mock them on Top 10 lists. But when those tired

The Worst Speech in the World2019-03-28T18:50:34-05:00

KCPD Chief Shows Why Stonewalling and Complaining Don’t Work With Media

KCPD Chief Shows Why Stonewalling and Complaining Don't Work With Media Here in Kansas City, there’s been a little dustup this week between members of the local media and our new(ish) police chief, Darryl Forte. I wasn’t there, and I haven’t seen the raw footage, but based on the accounts I’ve heard, this incident

KCPD Chief Shows Why Stonewalling and Complaining Don’t Work With Media2019-03-28T18:39:42-05:00

Sturges Word Dials Up New Biz With Verizon Wireless

Sturges Word Dials Up New Biz With Verizon Wireless KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 9, 2012) – Verizon Wireless has tapped Sturges Word Communications to serve as its public relations partner in western Missouri and the state of Kansas. The Kansas City-based public relations and design firm will provide media relations support for new products

Sturges Word Dials Up New Biz With Verizon Wireless2019-03-28T18:37:27-05:00

SWC Designs ‘Keep the Art’ Campaign for Arts Council of Metropolitan KC

SWC Designs ‘Keep the Art’ Campaign for Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 26, 2012) The Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City recently launched its Keep the Art fundraising campaign. Sturges Word Communications designed the ads which appear in the current KC Studio Magazine, and will

SWC Designs ‘Keep the Art’ Campaign for Arts Council of Metropolitan KC2019-03-28T18:35:24-05:00

What’s your story?

What's your story? My niece recently handed me the three books that make up the Hunger Games trilogy. For those of you living under a rock, this is the apparently stupendously popular Young Adult series about a post-Apocalyptic America where, to show how awful war is and that it should never, ever happen again

What’s your story?2019-03-28T18:35:59-05:00

Does your brand score high on “kindness”?

Does your brand score high on "kindness"? It’s a running joke in my family that my dad would shop at five different stores before he’d buy new underwear. Nothing was ever purchased without painstaking research and if it took a couple of tanks of gas to get it done, then so be it. Funny,

Does your brand score high on “kindness”?2019-03-28T18:32:58-05:00

Professional Development Matters

Professional Development Matters We’re pretty serious about ongoing professional education at our firm. We serve on boards, have a weekly book club, and are always looking for opportunities to learn. One of the most rewarding professional development experiences of my career was earning accreditation in public relations (APR) through the Public Relations Society of

Professional Development Matters2019-03-28T18:30:54-05:00

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