Media featured Alex Burton, longtime radio personality


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 [...]

Why is Making a Donor Call so Scary? Instead, Remember the Joy

I’ve conducted a couple of Major Donor Cultivation training sessions recently and was reminded of the best part of fundraising. I always begin my training sessions with a question, “How did you feel the last time you gave more money or more time than might have been reasonable?” “Did you feel angry or [...]

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 [...]

Thinking with Words

My son’s teacher recently told me that my son’s ability to “think with words” was outstanding. My knee-jerk immediate thought was “How else would one think but with words?” But there are several ways to think – spatially like engineers and architects, visually like painters, aurally like musicians, emotionally like most [...]

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.

Sometimes a Small Thing

Sometimes a small thing can trigger a story idea. Mrs. Pearl, 93 years old at the time, sent a $20 cash donation to Reading & Radio Resource with a hand-written note saying that the radio reading service was the first thing she heard in the morning and the last thing at night.

Her note [...]

I Do Sports, Too.

I do sports, too.  As a girl, I lived in West Texas where football is King, so football is ingrained in my soul.  I still have my Rankin Red Devils memorabilia.

Telling a Story

Deciding how to communicate a complicated story to the media takes thought, skill, and experience. Community Resource Group was throwing a Grand Opening Party in celebration of  its first conversion of a manufactured home park from investor-owned to resident-owned. But the event wasn’t the story. The story was about low-income, marginalized, [...]

Feature Writing

Feature writing offers a chance to more fully explore an issue and to tell a compelling a story. It’s also a chance to bore the reader after the first page if attention is not paid to story arc.


The CliffDweller Magazine article on the Rosemont Elementary School’s arts program was a work of [...]

How is this lawyer different than the 3,000 other lawyers in the field


How to differentiate your client from others that do the same thing? Walter Hofheinz is an estate planning lawyer, one of several hundred in the Dallas area, and thousands in Texas. As the 2006 recipient of the State Bar of Texas Lawyer of the Year, general practice, solo and small firm section, [...]

What's Your Story Today

Creativity and persistence can make a big difference in whether your story is told in the media or not. In Dallas, The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration is only one of thousands of churches. Churches all do basically the same thing, so it’s hard to generate media interest about a particular church unless [...]