News is about who, what, where, when, and why, with why always being the most difficult question to answer. Why is also what ordinary individuals who get drafted into media turbulence ask after days of relentless pursuit by reporters and producers for every morsel of information.
Dear News Media While Donald Trump continues to minimize the importance of a free press, I’d like to thank you for demonstrating integrity during the City of Orlando’s darkest days. Orlando experienced three traumatic events where lives were lost, hearts were broken and a lovely community was forced to look evil and sorrow in the eye.
At the risk of sounding self-serving, I am delighted to wish myself a very happy birthday as I celebrate my fifth year in business. I started Sara Brady Public Relations, Inc. with less than a proper dose of planning, but so far, so good.
This was to be my year of technology and learning to play the flute. I mastered neither. Lofty goals they were. Friends smarter than I consoled me with multiple validating reasons how failure is acceptable and not representative of my character.
Dear Material Girl: Well apparently it's time to review my annual love letter to you. I call this a love letter but you may interpret this as criticism. Truly, I write out of concern for you and your judgment. While I believe your recent appearance in Interview Magazine should best be called full frontal view, that would be stating the obvious.