The Resurrection of Brandon Roy

Something special happened today. On the eve of Easter, basketball fans everywhere saw a different type of resurrection. The one of Brandon Roy. Down by as much as 23 points, Roy led the Portland Trail Blazers to an inspiring win against the Dallas Mavericks to even the series at 2-2 heading into Monday’s matchup in … Continue reading

Boom! Time for a Game-Changer.

My previous post made me reflect on some of my best work done at the Oregon State Fair. One of the many highlights has got to be my take on Old Spice’s “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” television spot created by Portland-based advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy. I didn’t create a commercial, but I did … Continue reading

Thirty Days, Zero “Real World” Contact

What’s the first thing you do in the morning? Brush your teeth? Take a shower? Go…*ahem*…use the bathroom? Maybe if you lived in the 90’s. These days, the first thing people do when they wake up is check their Facebook or Twitter or email. In a world where technology drives communication, people are more and … Continue reading

Do Women Outnumber Men in…?

Do women outnumber men in PR? That’s the question that came to mind last week after an event in Portland. Last week I attended a Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Portland Metro Chapter New Professionals event at Maxwell PR; a boutique PR agency that I worked with while I was with Travel Salem. I … Continue reading

Blazers Press Conference a PR Stunt?

First off, I’m completely devastated to hear that Greg Oden will not be playing a single game this season because of another microfracture surgery on dock to repair damage to his left knee. Marred by injuries, the former number one draft pick has played an equivalent of only one season (82 games) in his four … Continue reading