Operation Valentine

A veteran of both Korea and Vietnam wrote the names of the wars in his valentine. A woman wrote she was a veteran, too, and thanked the brave soldiers. Such were the messages in the hand-made valentines by the residents of Sonoma House meant for U.S. soldiers deployed overseas.

The purpose of these valentines is [...]

What Makes a Good Story?

Some of my favorite suggestions for crafting an effective media release. Plus, I love talking about the needlepoint feature!

What Makes a Good Story?

John Holiday debuts with the Los Angelos Opera

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-la-opera-review-20141027-column.html”

What a way to debut!! New client, John Holiday, countertenor, debuted in the Los Angelos Opera’s production of Dido and Aeneas by Purcell. The Los Angelos Times wrote of John’s singing, along with fellow countertenors G. Thomas Allen and Darryl Taylor, “… this is a trio of vibrant, flexible, funny Baroque singers who [...]

Media featured Alex Burton, longtime radio personality


Reading & Radio Resource in The News!

Bob Miller, business columnist for The Dallas Morning News, featured client Reading & Radio Resource. DMN_BobMiller_101013

D CEO Magazine tells you why you need to know Darla Beggs

Darla Beggs is the incoming president for the National Association of Women Business Owners, owner of Abba Staffing and Consulting, and a hoot at a party!
http://ww.dmagazine.com/publications/d-ceo/2013/december/why-you-need-to-know-darla-beggs-of-abba-staffing#.UpUiFJI5d9s.email”

Never Too Late for The Prom

Reading & Radio Resource was featured on WFAA Channel 8’s Daybreak show promoting The Prom, Saturday, September 28. Visit http;//www.readingresource.org

http:www.wfaa.com/news/daybreak/North-Texans-of-all-ages-to-set-sail-for-second-chance-prom-225011272.html

Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing goes for the Gold! Featured in Robert Miller's column for The Dallas Morning News.


Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) in Dallas, Texas announced that their Going for the Gold Gala Texas Style, held in March 2013 netted $520,000 towards nursing scholarships. Janis Kovar, Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing director of development, said, “The need for scholarships is great and without financial assistance many [...]

Cirque Dreams

Theatrical audio description by Reading & Radio Resource featured in The Dallas Morning News. Audio description provides live running description of a performance’s props, costumes, action, and sets for people with vision impairments. This service is offered in partnership with the AT&T Performing Arts Center Lexus Broadway Series.

ASTRONAUTS

Space History – eleven astronauts gathered at the Frontiers of Flight Museum for the 2013 Gala last Saturday night. Honorary Chairs – Colonel Walter Cunningham, Apollo 7, and his wife, Dot, welcomed colleagues from the Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle programs. The Gala was a HUGE blast-off success for the Museum’s fundraising efforts. What [...]

Transfiguration in the News!

Christmas was a BUSY season at The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration,
http://www.transfiguration.net

Reading & Radio Resource - An Audio Experience

Reading & Radio Resource provides audio recordings of print materials for people unable to read for themselves.  It’s a nonprofit supported by the efforts of more than 300 volunteers – great voice talent.  Listen for yourself,
http://www.youtube.com/readingradioresource

NAWBO DFW in the News!

www.dallasnews.com/opinion/editorials/20121102-editorials-hits-and-misses.ece/
The National Association of Women Business Owners Dallas/Fort Worth (NAWBO DFW) is congratulated by The Dallas Morning News for supporting women entrepreneurs. According to Forbes Magazine, Dallas is ranked #3 in the country for boosting successful women entrepreneurs.

Scout-a-Palooza 2012

Scout-A-Palooza 2012

This year’s Scout-A-Poolaza, a recuriting event, for Boy Scout Troop 5 and Venturing Crew 5, filled Roberts Forest in North Oak Cliff with zipline riding, tomahawk throwing, water gun fights, and barbecuing galore. Oak Cliff People ran a full two-page story on the event and posted some wonderful, fun photos. Here’s a [...]

Getting Press for all the Right Reason

Awards, nominations, and contracts won are great reasons to send out a media release with a photo. Even small to medibum-sized press mentions are noticed and help build reputations.

Wise County Messenger highlights Bill E. Carter of Carter Financial Management

Bill E. Carter ’69, a Wise County native, recently received the Outstanding Alumni Award from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University. Established in 1992, this award recognizes those alumni who distinguish themselves by reaching a significant level of accomplishment and who possess the highest standards of integrity and character. [...]

Does 60-seconds on TV still count as fame?

Sometimes TV time is a disappointment for clients, the “my story is worth more time” syndrome. But, 60 seconds on a major regional network news show is still a big deal and not easy to come by. The Vision Forum’s recent No-Hate event was covered by WFAA, http://www.wfaa.com/community/Hundreds-say-no-to-hate-in-Dallas-131964418.html. The original spot was [...]

Writing is 3/4 of the Game Today

The Vision Forum’s No-Hate event was featured in The Dallas Morning New’s NeighborsGo section. If you want a feature, you’d better be able to write it!

Vision Forum's

The Vision Forum, http://www.thevisionforum.org
presented It’s Time Dallas: A Two-Day No- Hate Occasion featuring Margaret Marshall, former Chief Justice of Massachusetts’ Supreme Judicial Court and author of the ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in Massachusetts, and the NOH8 Campaign.

On Saturday, October 15 at 7 p.m., Margaret Marshall, former Chief Justice of [...]

Boy Scout Ziplining Away

Scout-A-Palooza’s the feature story in the Oak Cliff People, http://www.oakcliffpeople.com/2011/09/01/oak-cliff-people-090211
Boy Scout Troop 5 and Crew 5 hosted their first annual Scout-A-Palooza with water balloon fights, an awesome zipline, rope bridges, caveman golf, and tomahawk throwing and showcased Cub, Scout, and Venture programs. “Scouting is a values-based, outdoors program that helps young people [...]