News & Events

The EV Revolution: Driven by Autonomous Vehicles, the Sharing Economy and Policy, WCEE The Current, Q2 2018

Why Business Students Should Learn Strategic Communications, PRSay, May 16, 2018

Can You Prepare for a Crisis, LinkedIn, May 7, 2018

Principals of Advocacy – Why the ALS Robocall Campaign Rocked, Kurtz Digital Strategy, Feb. 22, 2018

PR Pros Impacted by Socio-Political and Technology Trends, LinkedIn, January 4, 2018

SocialMedia 4EVR textbook cover

Engaging People in Sustainability, Green Connections Radio, November 14, 2017

Defense Health Agency, Public Affairs Workshop, presenter, Managing Crisis Communications, November 6, 2017.

The Value of Strategic Communications in the PRSA MBA/Business School Program, PRSay, November 2, 2017

Content Marketing Gold – The Podcast, Kurtz Digital Strategy, September 25, 2017

Why Podcast? PRSA-NCC Blog, August 16, 2017

Earned Media: Why and How to Market Third-Party Credibility, Kurtz Digital Strategy, May 2, 2017

Spreading Your News: Storytelling Basics, LinkedIn, March 14, 2017

OSA100: Reflecting a Century of Innovation, LinkedIn, January 24, 2017

OSA100 Steven Chu & Ray Kurzweil

Editorial Advisor, Social Media Performance Evaluation and Success Measurements, IGI Global, December 2016

Women Who Make a Difference in Optics, Discover OSA Blog, August 2016

The Cities of Light: A Century of Optics in LEDs, Neon and Light, Discover OSA Blog, June 2016

Why PR? Communicator Spotlight, Capitol Communicator/VanEperen, video, May 2016

PRSA International Conference 2015, video

Profile: Humans in PR, Lyons Public Relations, August 20, 2015

Optical Society Hires Chief of External Relations,, May 5, 2015; PR Week,

PR News Media Relations Conference, presenter, Dec. 11, 2014

11 Media Pitching Tips for PR Pros, PR News, Nov. 12, 2014

Social Media 4EVR, Tracy Schario, APR, co-authors textbook on social media best practices with Michael Brown, PhD, April 7, 2014

Pitching Overworked Journalists, presenter, PR News Media Relations Conference, Dec. 12, 2013

Gay Catholics Buoyed by Pope’s Remarks, Tweet pick up, Washington Post Express, July 30, 2013

Energy Import/Export Policy Legislative Roundtable, MC, Women’s Council on Energy and Environment, July 23, 2013

Don’t Get Caught: How to Prepare for Media Interviews, presenter, Women’s Council on Energy and Environment, June 17, 2013

Nanopunditry: How to Make Your Mark, PRSA-NCC, May 15, 2013

Recycling Wasted Heat and Power Could Clear the Air, Forbes Energy Central, Oct.24, 2012

Running Start Path to Politics, Luncheon Keynote, Sept. 18, 2012