Favorite Moments with John Holiday

Working with John Holiday, countertenor, as his publicist over the last several years has been an exciting journey. These are a few of my favorite moments.

…an impressive young countertenor, John Holiday, brought a bright virile voice to an aria from Handel’s “Guilio Cesare,” conducted by Pacien Mazzagatti.”Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times

Holiday featured [...]

Operation Valentine

Working on Operation Valentine with the Hughes Family Tribute Center was so much fun! We worked with 14 retirement and assisted living centers and collected more than 400 hand-made Valentines to send to U.S. troops overseas and distribute to veterans at the VA Hospital in Dallas. Here’s a look at Operation Valentine 2017!

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

New for the Visually-Impaired

Visually-impaired patrons can now more fully enjoy live theatrical performances thanks to this new program by Reading & Radio Resource. The organization recently launched its Audio Description Services in partnership with the AT&T Perofrming Arts Center. Trained volunteers provide live description of the sets, costumes, action, and props during theatrical performances. Learn [...]

Reading & Radio Resource featured in The Dallas Morning News

Mike Tamez, sportscaster for Station NTRB of Reading & Radio Resource, is featured in a front page Metro story for The Dallas Morning News. There’s also a video of Mike, who’s been blind since the age of 4, talking about his show, Mike Tamez of The Sports Section.

Public Relations for CT Aerospace

Miller Consulting is honored to provide public relations services for CT Aerospace, www.ctaerospace.com in partnership with kimschlossberg designs, www.kimmarla.com. CT Aerospace, headquartered in Carrollton, Texas is a privately-held company providing a wide variety of products and services for the aviation industry.  In its 55,000 square-foot facility, CT maintains an extensive [...]

The Best PR You Can Get

Sometimes the best PR comes from an unexpected source – a helpful, well-informed, friendly parking lot attendant! I was on a business call with a client last week in Fort Worth. The day was chillier than I expected, and I had returned to the car for my sweater. The parking lot attendant [...]

Martin Luther, The Reformation & Other Everyday Things

It’s not every day I have the chance to write about Martin Luther, The Reformation, and the organ building tradition in Northern Germany! Writing this story about The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration’s new organ was a treat.

Working with Photographers

Coordinating a photographer with your story idea or event can be key to receiving coverage in the media. Good pictures help tell the story and interest the readers.

Hire a photographer if you can. If not, recruit a volunteer, or learn how to take decent pictures yourself.

Writing the editorial

Writing editorials and opinion columns requires several skills at once – the ability to write succinctly, maybe even entertainingly, tightly structured, and in the voice of your client. This leads us to perhaps the most important skill after basic writing skills, being a careful and intuitive listener.