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Farmington Hills, Mich. (September 7, 2021) – Readers of Michigan Lawyers Weekly, a statewide publication focusing on the legal profession, have honored Tanner Friedman Strategic Communications in the publication’s 5th Annual Reader Rankings issue. Readers named Tanner Friedman the “Best Public Relations Agency” in Michigan for working with lawyers and law firms. Lawyers Weekly readers … Continued

Tanner Friedman Strategic Communications Promotes Jennie Miller to Director

Tanner Friedman founding partners Don Tanner and Matt Friedman today announced Jennie Miller has been promoted to Director at the firm. During her tenure with the agency, Miller has implemented a wide range of successful, award-winning communications campaigns and has provided counsel, strategy and support for clients ranging from nonprofit organizations and start-up entrepreneurs to … Continued

Communication Causes Mask Confusion

Amid a continuing pandemic with death numbers climbing quickly and vaccination rates only rising slowly, when it comes to wearing masks, we are not only a nation divided. We are a nation confused. One of those things has to do with politics. Maybe that’s inevitable, because of our culture. But the other has to do … Continued

Simone Biles Overcomes – And We All Win

Breakfast over Wheaties was especially sweet this morning upon learning of Simone Biles picking up a bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics after a week of turmoil and anguish. And, we have just learned, adding to that tumult was the loss of her aunt in recent weeks. Her entire experience and public reaction have taught … Continued

It’s The Hardest Thing To Do In PR, Cleveland Is Pulling It Off

When you add it all up, there’s nothing harder to do in PR than successfully communicate a company name change. That’s especially true when it’s not just the name, but also a visual identity, including a logo. Why? In no particular order, these adages combine for a challenge that tops all the rest. Change is … Continued