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Solomon McCown Weighs in on First Boston Mayoral Debate

October 16, 2013 In Executive Comments Off on Solomon McCown Weighs in on First Boston Mayoral Debate

One down, two to go. City Councilor John Connolly and State Representative Martin Walsh faced off in their first televised debate since September’s primary election. Solomon McCown Senior Vice President

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Branding Lessons learned on September 11th

September 12, 2013 In SM& Team Comments Off on Branding Lessons learned on September 11th

Wednesday marked the 12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. As in previous years, it was a day of remembrance and support as people came together to reflect on that

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SM& Appoints Former ABC News Correspondent To Leadership Role

August 20, 2013 In SM& Team Comments Off on SM& Appoints Former ABC News Correspondent To Leadership Role

​BOSTON, MA (August 20, 2013) – Solomon McCown (solomonmccown.com), a national public relations firm specializing in strategic communications, media relations, public affairs and crisis management, has hired former ABC News

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5 for Friday with Melissa Martin

August 16, 2013 In SM& Team Comments Off on 5 for Friday with Melissa Martin

​On the Solomon McCown & Company Facebook page, we've started a feature called 5 for Friday. Every week, one member of our staff presents a list of anything that strikes

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Similar Crises, Different Responses: Why Some Companies Suffer More than Others

August 14, 2013 In Crisis Communications Comments Off on Similar Crises, Different Responses: Why Some Companies Suffer More than Others

​Ask almost anyone about Chick-fil-A’s anti-gay stance and you’re sure to hear a slew of opinions, comments, interpretations, positions – you name it. In fact, for many folks, simply hearing

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Nellie Mae President Explores Boston Education Reform

August 6, 2013 In SM& Team Comments Off on Nellie Mae President Explores Boston Education Reform

​President & CEO of Nicholas Donohue of the Nellie Mae Education Foundation (SM& client) explores Boston’s education reform on the backdrop of the city’s mayoral race in this Boston Globe

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Rolling Stone got it half right.

July 18, 2013 In SM& Team Comments Off on Rolling Stone got it half right.

​The cover story is a look at “how a popular, promising student was failed by his family, fell into radical Islam & became a monster,” to put it in the

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This Week’s Major News Stories

July 12, 2013 In SM& Team Comments Off on This Week’s Major News Stories

​SM& President Ashley McCown discusses the top news stories of the week through a cinematic lens, from Paula Deen and Edward Snowden to the George Zimmerman and Whitey Bulger trials.

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Skanska’s Richard Cavallaro Featured in Fortune

June 27, 2013 In SM& Team Comments Off on Skanska’s Richard Cavallaro Featured in Fortune

​Richard Cavallaro, president of Skanska USA Civil Inc., was recently featured in the Fortune article, “Building the indestructible metropolis,” discussing the resiliency of New York City in response to Mayor

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Nellie Mae President Praises Student-Centered Learning

June 19, 2013 In SM& Team Comments Off on Nellie Mae President Praises Student-Centered Learning

​SM& client Nellie Mae Education Foundation's President and CEO Nicholas Donohue responds to a recent article in TIME Magazine about student-centered approaches to learning, applauding TIME for shining a bright

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