Crisis ManagementIntegrated Situation Management
June 8, 2020

How to Communicate Your Re-opening Plan

As our communities finally enter the ‘re-opening stage’ of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses and employers are going to set the precedent for post-pandemic public safety. They will need to be prepared to provide guidance, answer questions, and effectively communicate relevant protocols and restrictions. Although some people are eager for things to get back to normal, many are concerned for their…
Media Relations
January 17, 2020

The Value of Spokesperson and Media Training in Organizations

This week, Sinclair founder, Chris Sinclair, delivered the first media training of 2020 to members of the NC REALTORS® in Charlotte, NC. While many different organizations build relationships with the media, it is vital that key players in your organization have the appropriate training to address difficult questions and convey your organization’s message.  “Is it an assistant to the President?”…
Integrated Situation Management
January 3, 2020

How To Set PR Goals For 2020

As we head into 2020, and for most companies the end of the fiscal year, it’s only natural to reflect on 2019. What public relations goals did you set for 2019? Were they met? What do you wish you would have known last year? Now is the perfect time to assess your 2019 PR goals and start setting some goals…
Sinclair Hires
December 23, 2019

Sinclair Public Affairs Firm Hires Communications Director

RALEIGH, NC — Sinclair Public Affairs is proud to announce the hire of Ure Loop, who joins the North Carolina public affairs firm as the communications director. In this role, Loop will specialize in content creation, copy development and media relations.  “It’s an honor to be a part of the Sinclair family,” said Loop. “I am excited to dive into…
Campaign/Issue ManagementPublic Affairs
November 14, 2019

The Important Role of Independent Expenditures in Politics

In today's political climate, a rising number of organizations and politically-engaged associations are including independent expenditures in their advocacy.   What are Independent Expenditures? Independent expenditures are payments by an organization, group or individual for political communications – such as a website, or print or digital ads. The ad or website “expressly” advocates for a certain candidate or cause, but…
Campaign/Issue ManagementPublic Affairs
November 7, 2019

How Facebook and Twitter are Changing Political Advertising

Facebook and Twitter recently made changes that will impact political advertisements and campaigns.   Twitter Bans Paid Political Ads Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced Oct. 30 that the social media platform would ban paid political ads, citing that political reach should be earned, rather than bought. Paid ads are vital to political campaigns. With Twitter’s decision, candidates – and supporters…