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In A Strike, The Only PR That Matters

Strike duty is tough PR duty. We know. We’ve been there. The first big adversity project Don and I worked on together was when airline pilots went on a global strike more than 20 years ago. Right now, both the United Auto Workers and General Motors are working overtly and covertly to get messages out, … Continued


We’re sharing our insight on podcasts, artificial intelligence and the media and targeted outreach in our 2019 Q3 Update. But that’s not all – see the new faces in our office and our most recent client focus. Check it out!  

Tanner Friedman Welcomes Fall 2019 Intern Lindsay McFern from Central Michigan University

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Central Michigan University student Lindsay McFern has joined the Tanner Friedman Strategic Communications team as their fall 2019 intern. In her role, McFern will have the opportunity to learn and contribute in areas such as media relations, brand building, social media strategy, strategic planning and client communications. During her time at … Continued


FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. — Jennie Miller has joined Tanner Friedman Strategic Communications as Senior Account Manager. In this role, Miller creates multi-platform communications campaigns and develops effective strategies for firm clients – including non-profit organizations and for-profit businesses – to enhance their public relations and marketing initiatives. Miller comes to the Tanner Friedman team with 18 … Continued

In The Face of Adversity, Diversity Reigns Supreme

As this country far too often continues to demonstrate an ugly division along racial lines, two incidents this week underscored this fact along with how civility and maturity can serve to educate if not diffuse such situations. Let’s take a look. Veteran Fox-2 reporter and all-around nice guy Roop Raj made national news in recent … Continued

AI: New Technology Could Bring New Life to Past Media Programming

Content is King. As consumers, it’s what we crave. As communicators, it’s what we create. From radio, cable and satellite to podcasts, apps and Roku, the appetite must be fed. More platforms also means more competition and the need for what is heard, watched, read, broadcast or streamed to be compelling and produced quickly and … Continued