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Our team is proud to announce that PR veteran Travis Small has joined Solomon McCown as a Senior Vice President. He leads the agency’s award-winning healthcare, non-profit and education practice. “Travis has a distinguished and proven track record of working with some of the country’s most respected brands,” said Helene Solomon, CEO of Solomon McCown...
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Being the president of a college or university has never been an easy job—and perhaps has never been more difficult than it is today. Increasingly, leaders in higher education are dealing with sensitive issues, ranging from transgender rights to union organizing efforts, that can often lead to legal or communication crises. It’s often believed that...
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Season’s Greetings and Happy Holidays to everyone who made 2016 a memorable year, captured in this video. Solomon McCown’s 13th year was a busy one for the agency. From launching a government affairs practice to landing high-profile media coverage and developing effective digital strategies to seeing CEO Helene Solomon named a Woman of FIRE, we’re...
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  Facebook is taking a lot of heat thanks to fake news, hate posts and trolls. Not to pile on, but is Facebook going to sound the death knell for holiday cards? It used to be that each year would bring adorable missives featuring a photo of the kids from college pals and high school...
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Fake News. It’s more than an oxymoron. It’s an all-out assault on democracy. Think that’s hyperbole? Thomas Jefferson is believed to have written, “An informed citizenry is at the heart of a dynamic democracy.” So, how can a citizenry that now has a shorter attention span than a goldfish and which increasingly gets its news...
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It’s over. It’s finally over. The 2016 election cycle, which began on roughly November 7, 2012, has officially (unless you live in Louisiana) come to a close. The new Congress will be sworn in January 3, the new Massachusetts legislature takes office January 4, and President-Elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated on January 20. So...
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Our client RE/MAX INTEGRA, New England invited Solomon McCown to present at their RECHARGE networking and educational event, recently held in Boston. The name of our breakout session was It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It. The reality is that both are important; that is, having key messages that resonate and providing...
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As Billy Bush and NBC reportedly negotiate his exit from the Today show, it confirmed, yet again, why the blurring of lines between journalism and entertainment is a dangerous trend. Full disclosure: I spent six years as an on-air correspondent in a competing network’s news division. I was also a classmate of Billy’s at Colby...
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On September 25, 2016 the sporting world lost a major figure. Arnold Palmer was not the greatest player to ever hit a golf ball. He didn’t have the prettiest swing nor did he win any and all tournaments he possibly could have during his career. But he certainly made the greatest impact to the modern...
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We provide senior counsel in complex sectors, including healthcare, education, housing and real estate. We leverage our experience in traditional and digital media, government relations and crisis management to support legacy organizations and those that are on the rise.