Tag Archive: public relations charlottesville

Jun 13

Nine Tenths of Crisis Communications is Stifling the Rumor Mill

It seems the majority of the Charlottesville community is in violent agreement about the mishandling of the resignation of University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan. I am continuing to focus on the communications gaffes; above all, the assumption that the Board of Visitors could “control” the message by releasing the news on a Sunday morning. As …

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Feb 29

Jaggers Communications Adds Director of Client Services, Rusty Speidel

Last year the most popular post on this blog was, sadly, not written by me. My good friend Rusty Speidel wrote it. So when it became apparent that it was time to expand the Jaggers Communications team, I didn’t have far to look; the right person for the job was right here all along. He …

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Sep 26

Five Simple Ways to Manage a Reputation


How do you manage the reputation of your company? It’s difficult, and there are many moving parts. That’s why so many hire help from a firm or solo practitioner. Not a week goes by when I don’t hear about a business owner fretting over a bad Yelp review or an article damaging to their business …

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Mar 01

Jaggers Communications Announces 2011 Community Partner: Shenandoah National Park

Jaggers Communications Announces 2011 Community Partner:  Shenandoah National Park Firm will support 75th Anniversary Outreach CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (March 1, 2011) – Jaggers Communications, a strategic communications firm with a growing presence in Charlottesville, announces the Shenandoah National Park will be its local pro bono community partner for 2011.  The firm will develop an integrated social …

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Jan 03

Digital Communications Plan Development Workshop

*MEDIA ALERT* For more information, contact: Marijean Jaggers 636.485.2920 mjaggers@jaggerscommunications.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Digital Communications Plan Development Workshop WHAT: A hands-on workshop for marketing directors and business owners. Participants will be guided through the process of developing a strategic communications plan for their business, integrating social media tools and tactics to help reach and surpass …

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