Inside the Media Mind of Mike Vizard: 30 Year Technology Journalism Veteran

On this week’s episode of Inside the Media Minds, we sat down with Mike Vizard, a freelance contributor to numerous IT publications. A Civil War history buff by choice and a technology journalist by trade, Mike loves to be in the know on the “bleeding edge” of technology. Over the course of his 30 years […]

Virtual CYBERTACOS Media Roundtable: How the Pandemic Has Changed Cybersecurity Reporting (Possibly for Good)

In the post COVID-19 world, cybersecurity journalists are – like the rest of us – adjusting to a time when there are fewer moments for face-to-face contact, and work-related phone calls/interviews are sometimes interrupted by a dog barking or doorbell ringing in the background. For these reporters, the news cycle is spinning more swiftly than […]

How Technology Providers Can Engage with the Federal Government in Spite of Pandemic Challenges

  Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have all become more reliant on the Internet. In fact, OpenVault’s Q1 2020 Broadband Insights Report noted that broadband data usage increased 47 percent over Q1 2019 just in the U.S. and Europe. That’s undoubtedly largely driven by the massive shift to remote work. Federal government employees […]

Down to the Wire – Who’s Controlling Our Election?

I just attended a very thought-provoking webinar on Securing America’s Voice: Cybersecurity and the 2020 Election. Hosted by Dave Bitner of #TheCyberWire, and featuring Todd Carroll, CISO & VP Operations, #CybelAngel, and Chris Coleman, Principal and Founder, Dominus Group LLC, the discussion presented some frank insights from subject matter experts with a deep understanding of […]

Inside the Media Mind of Jennifer DiMascio: Aviation Week

This week on Inside the Media Minds, we welcome Jennifer DiMascio, Managing Editor of Aviation Week. With previous stops at Inside Washington, Defense Daily and Politico, Jen has more than 18 years of experience covering defense and space industry news in Washington, D.C. To Jen, journalism is the key to opening new worlds, and aviation […]

Inside the Media Mind of Steve Zurier: Freelance Journalism at its Finest

This week on Inside the Media Minds, our host Christine Blake spoke with Steve Zurier, a freelance journalist writing about technology and cybersecurity for over 30 years.  Steve has always been on the cutting edge of tech and first dove into the world of computers in the ‘90s while working at Government Computer News and […]

Social Responsibility Launch: Pro-Bono Services for Non-Profit Organizations

We recently shared that our team is taking a public stance on social causes that are important to us and made a commitment to actively support initiatives we’re passionate about. Now, we’re taking action by launching a new program to find organizations that are working on projects and causes that align with our values. W2 […]

Media Relations 2020 – The Real Reason Your Programs Are Falling Short

Plan, Pivot, Repeat – That seems to be the mantra of 2020. The best laid plans fall victim to rapidly changing news cycles, physical disruptions, budget constraints and consumer interests. This year has been a rollercoaster for most businesses – and their marketing teams are no exception.  How do you market and sell products and […]

Inside the Media Mind of Iain Thomson: Journalism and PR in the Digital Era

On this week’s episode of Inside the Media Minds, our host Christine Blake spoke with Iain Thomson, US News Editor at The Register, a global enterprise technology news publication.  Iain’s passion for journalism began early when he first shadowed a journalist at 11 years old. Since then, he has established an impressive background covering technology […]

Is Instagram Reels Right for Businesses?

Last week, Instagram announced Instagram Reels: a way for users to create short 15-second clips to share on their personal feed and to the Instagram Explore page.  This new capability has strong similarities to TikTok, which creates looped videos up to 60 seconds long. TikTok has 500+ million monthly active users, but the app has […]